May 30, 2015

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 29, 2015 -

Friday, May 29, 2015

Warner Cares By Tanner Scott -

Friday, May 29, 2015

Man From Missouri Takes 16 Year Old Out Of Polk For Sex -

Friday, May 29, 2015

9 Polk County Men Arrested For Child Pornography -

Friday, May 29, 2015

82 Year Old Man Arrested For Slashing 88 Year Old Woman’s Tires -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tips on What To Do If You Encounter a Bear Close Range -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

June Happenings at the Bartow History Center -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 28, 2015 -

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Update: The Haines City Police Department has charged 35 year old Marcos Felix Hernandez – Gonzalez of Kissimmee with Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Lakeland Police Need to Identify Suspect from Armed Burglary from May 16, 2015 -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – May 27, 1937 – GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE OPENS -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 27, 2015 -

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Becky Whiteman Selected Lake Wales Medical Centers Employee of The Month -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

WOUND CENTER MARKS NATIONAL WOUND CARE AWARENESS WEEK June 1-5 -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Looking For A Graduation Gift? Look No Further Than The Oasis Spa! -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are Asking For The Public’s Help in Locating a Wanted Subject -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 26, 2015 -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

It’s That Time Of Year Again! Get your A/C System Checked and Cleaned By Professionals At Iceberg Air Conditioning & Heating -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Cheesesteak Sliders -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives Arrest Supervisor of The South County Jail for Indecent Exposure in Public and Tampering in a Misdemeanor Proceeding -

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Did a4 UFO Share the Field of View of a Flying Golf Ball During a PGA Tournament in Florida?

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Did a UFO share the field of view of a flying golf ball during a PGA tournament in Florida? Upon first examination, this is some approach shot. It was during the Players Championship part of the PGA tour, held at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, on May 9. A viewer was watching the tournament on TV and “noticed a weird object in the sky,” according to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). “When you see the pictures, people may think ‘oh, that’s a blimp,’ but after seeing the blimp in other clips, I can easily conclude it’s not the…

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Three Dangerous Suspects Are Being Sought After They Robbed a Convenience Store Clerk in Broad Daylight

Three dangerous suspects are being sought after they robbed a convenience store clerk in broad daylight while terrorizing her with a rifle held to her head. Winter Haven Police are asking for the public to assist in identifying the three armed robbery suspects seen in surveillance video at the Cash Mart Convenience Store, located at 203 Central Ave. E in Winter Haven.On 5-14-15 at approximately 5:20 p.m., three unidentified males entered Cash Mart with the first male pointing a rifle towards the cashier. The first male, carrying the gun, had his head covered with a black cloth. The second male…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MAY 19, 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. TURNER, TERRI  NICOLE Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 11/10/1993 Height: 505     Weight: 120 Arresting Agency: POLK COUNTY SHERIFF  CHARGES:  G/THEFT M/V <100,000 Bond $1000, MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL-DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED         Bond $500 The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, positions…

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COOKING ON THE RIDGE: Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Kebobs with Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Kebobs with Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce About This Recipe YIELD: serves 6 to 8 ACTIVE TIME: 30 minutes TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 15 minutes SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: Grill Ingredients For the Brine: 7 cups cold water 1 1/2 cups soy sauce 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoon Kosher salt For the Chicken: 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 pound halved bacon slices 1 large pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch cubes To Cook: 1 cup teriyaki sauce Wooden skewers, soaked in water for at least 30 minutes prior to use Type of fire:Direct Grill heat:medium-high Procedures To make the brine: Whisk…

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The Polk County Sheriff’s Animal Control Confirmed on Friday, May 15, 2015, The First Positive Case of Rabies in Polk County for 2015

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The Polk County Sheriff’s Animal Control Section confirmed on Friday, May 15, 2015, the first positive case of rabies in Polk County for 2015. On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, a dog owner living at 1600 Stokes Road in Lake Wales reported that her dog killed a raccoon on the patio area of the home. Polk County Sheriff’s Animal Control Officers responded to retrieve the raccoon’s carcass, which was then sent to the State Laboratory for rabies testing. The raccoon was confirmed positive for rabies on Friday, May 15th. The Florida Department of Health in Polk County has been notified of the exposure. The dog is not current on its vaccination and has been…

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Crime Stoppers Bulletin: Suspect Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer

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PCSO Deputies are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who is impersonating a law enforcement officer in the northeast area of Polk County. On Friday, May 15, 2015, the victim was approached in the area of Johnson Avenue and Kalogridis Road in Haines City by a Hispanic male in his mid-20′s, approximately 5’4″ tall, 180 lbs., with short hair and a goatee. The suspect accused the victim of selling drugs, and told the victim he was a narcotics officers. The suspect told the victim to remove all of his personal belongings from his pockets and remain on-scene to…

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PCSO Undercover Detectives Arrest Lakeland Man for Sale of Counterfeit Music CDs

Pedro Cortez

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, PCSO undercover detectives arrested 64-year-old Pedro Orosco Cortez of 3444 Justin David Court in Lakeland and charged him with one count Sale of Audio/Visual Recordings Without Identification [FSS 540.11(2)(A)], a third degree felony, after investigation revealed Cortez has been selling counterfeit music compact discs (CDs) at locations throughout Polk County, including the Lakeland Farmer’s Market and Silver Moon Drive-in.   Post-Miranda, Cortez told detectives he sells several thousands of dollars’ worth of illegally copyrighted music CDs and movie DVDs each week. Detectives seized approximately 35 boxes containing over 4,900 counterfeit music CDs and 510 movie DVDs from Cortez’s van…

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