January 30, 2015

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Tragic Drowning Accident Takes Life Of Toddler -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 29, 2015 -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Arrest Frostproof Teacher on Marijuana Drug Charges -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Cooking on the Ridge – Touch Down Chili -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

PCSO Working Home Invasion In Auburndale -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging Polk Sheriff’s Deputy -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Ridge Classifieds Listing : Recently Foreclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income -

Friday, January 23, 2015

MANDI DUNAWAY SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER -

Friday, January 23, 2015

Fun Friday – Central Florida Rum and Food Experience 2015 -

Friday, January 23, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 23, 2015 -

Friday, January 23, 2015

Here’s Your Chance to Win 2 Free Tickets to Wine Walk & Shop -

Friday, January 23, 2015

PCSO & LWPD Currently Working Situation Near John’s Appliance On Hwy 27 S. -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 22, 2015 -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Witnesses Report Plane Struck Lakeland Warehouse Building & Burst Into Flames -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hwy 27 Totally Blocked In Sebring After Rollover Accident and Onlooker Accident -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 21, 2015 -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Hotel Owner Finds Tree Stump That Looks Like E.T. -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Ridgeclassifieds.com Listing: Recently Forclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lake Wales Wine Walk & Shop – Join us for a Roaring 1920′s Themed Event to Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary of Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

UPDATE: Traffic Fatality On US Hwy 17 Blocking Lanes -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Tragic Drowning Accident Takes Life Of Toddler

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Ft. Meade, Florida – Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide detectives are investigating the death of 16-month-old Cliff D. Booz, DOB 09/25/2013, of Fort Meade, who was being treated at Tampa General Hospital after being found in the family’s pool Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  Cliff died early this morning, Thursday, January 29, 2015.  An autopsy will be conducted in Hillsborough County.   At approximately 4:04 pm, on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a toddler who had been found in the family’s above ground pool at 3296 Lake Buffum Road West, a rural area of Fort Meade.   The…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JANUARY 29, 2015

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Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by polkmugshot.com.     BREWER, MELINDA Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 5/2/1986 Height: 502     Weight: 100 Arresting Agency: WINTER HAVEN POLICE DEPT.  Charges: LARC-GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS  No Bond, LARC-PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE 2ND OFFENSE No Bond Arrest history 2010 to now.  Charges range from Pety – Theft,  Grand Theft, Possession of Meth, Possession of Drug Para The views, opinions, positions…

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Arrest Frostproof Teacher on Marijuana Drug Charges

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Arrest Frostproof Teacher on Marijuana Drug Charges After receiving information about possible illegal drug use by a Polk County school teacher, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the home of 41-year-old Thomas Brian Griffin, DOB 09/01/1973, Lake Shore Drive, Lake Wales, where they began an investigation into the allegations.    During the investigation, detectives located cannabis and drug paraphernalia in two bedrooms of Griffin’s home.  Griffin was charged with Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He was transported to the Polk County Jail without incident.   Griffin listed his employer as Frostproof…

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Cooking on the Ridge – Touch Down Chili

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Ingredients Serves: Makes 5 (1-cup) servings. 1 pound of lean ground beef 3 slices of bacon 1 cup chopped onion 1 package McCormick® Chili Seasoning Mix, Original 1 can 15 ounce light red kidney beans 1 can 15 ounce Dark red Kidney beans 1 can 15 ounce chili beans 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, , undrained 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce small can mushrooms (optional) Directions Cook ground beef, bacon and onion in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain fat. Stir in Seasoning Mix and remaining ingredients. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low;…

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PCSO Working Home Invasion In Auburndale

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Auburndale, Florida – Polk County Sheriff’s Office Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in a Robbery Home Invasion investigation.   At approximately 12:55 am, a couple sleeping in their home on Brenda Lane, Auburndale, were awakened by an unknown white male who had entered their home.   The male resident began to struggle with the suspect who was armed with a firearm.  During the struggle, the male victim was shot.  He was transported to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he is listed in grave condition.   The suspect is described as being an older male, approximately 5’9 and weighing…

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Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Dragging Polk Sheriff’s Deputy

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Bartow, Florida – At approximately 4:14 pm, on Monday, January 26, 2015, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies Joseph Ranze, and Jacob Arbogast conducted a traffic stop on a 2000 black, two-door, Ford Mustang, on Hankin Road just north of Wells Road, Bartow.  The vehicle had an expired tag and he driver was not wearing a seatbelt.   During the initial contact with the driver, 34-year-old Edward Lamar Hudson, Jr, DOB 01/07/1981, 1125 Barhorst Road, Bartow, deputies detected the odor of cannabis from inside the vehicle.  Deputy Ranze also witnessed Hudson reaching into his pockets.  Deputy Ranze instructed Hudson to keep his hands in…

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Ridge Classifieds Listing : Recently Foreclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income

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  Recently Foreclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income 2BD , 2BTH, 1560SqFt, Located at 2394 Bent Yoke Court, Lake Wales, Priced to sell at $35,900.   Visit www.roselandco.com\CTT Drive by then call (800) 292-1550.  check out this listing and more at ridgeclassifieds.com

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