November 27, 2014

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Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Former Poinciana High School Band Director Arrested For Having Sex With Students -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Norby’s Steak & Seafood Giveaway -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

“Peeping Tom” Charged In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Get a new Saltwater Grand Slam on License Free Fishing Day, get an FWC swag bag -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 26, 2014 -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Man Faces Felony Charge Over Aiming Banana At Deputies -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Pedestrian Struck & Killed On Hwy 27 In Lake Wales Identified -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Purse Theft At Publix – Daily Ridge Readers Help LWPD Identify Person of Interest -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Suspect Strikes & Assaults Lake Wales Officer -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Two More Grinches: Adopted Granddaughter and Boyfriend Steal From 96-Year-Old Grandmother -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

PCSO Deputies Charge Seffner Man for Stealing Funds from Mulberry Dixie Youth, Inc. Baseball Organization -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

BoCC passes ordinance for additional senior citizen homestead exemption -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

This Day In History : November 25, 1980 : Sugar Ray Takes His Title Back -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 25, 2014 -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

175 Teenagers Out Serving The Lake Wales Community This Week -

Monday, November 24, 2014

Frostproof Man Arrested For Kidnapping & Threatened to Shoot Deputies -

Monday, November 24, 2014

Organized Retail Theft Investigation “Operation Holiday Heist” Results in 37 Arrests, Uncovers Counterfeiting Operations -

Monday, November 24, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 24, 2014 -

Monday, November 24, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE – GRANDMA’S GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE -

Monday, November 24, 2014

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    Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects

    Lake Wales, Florida – On November 25, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to a burglary at a home on Carlton Avenue. According to reports the victims left their residence on 11/24/14 at 1:00 p.m. Upon returning on 11/25/14, at approximately 4:17 p.m., they discovered unknown suspect(s) had broken out the back glass door with a rock and made entry. A china serving dish, electronics, and a rifle were stolen. A neighborhood canvass was performed with approximately 8 neighbors contacted, but no leads were available. Officers were able to get 7 latent prints. This case has been turned over to…

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    Norby’s Steak & Seafood Giveaway

      Norby’s Steak & Seafood Located at 2425 Hwy 60, East Lake Wales is offering a fantastic giveaway. We have lots of Coupons “Dine-In Only” $13.99 per meal with 8 mouth watering meals to choose from.  This coupon is good for your entire dinner party. We also have a $25 Gift Certificate expires November 19, 2015. Share, Like or Comment on our facebook post how much you like Norby’s Steak and Seafood and you will be put in a drawing to receive one of the coupons good through December 15, 2014. Comment on our facebook post how much they like Norby’s Steak…

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    “Peeping Tom” Charged In Lake Wales

      Lake Wales, Florida – On Saturday night, November 22, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to apartment located at 401 Winston Avenue. According to reports a female resident noticed a man peering into her apartment. She noticed because a light was flashing in the back of porch. That light flashing was the suspect unscrewing the bulb. Police say the man suspected of peeping into the woman’s apartment is Eric Cole.  According to Lake Wales Police reports  Cole was interviewed and admitted to unscrewing the back door light bulb so he could obtain a better view. Cole was charged with…

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    Pedestrian Struck & Killed On Hwy 27 In Lake Wales Identified

    Lake Wales, Florida – On November 25, 2014 at 7:01pm the Lake Wales Police Department was dispatched to a traffic crash at 18600 US HWY 27 S. The traffic crash involved an unidentified pedestrian and a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer which was being driven by Connie Hamilton of Lake Wales. The investigation revealed that Edgardo Luis Oyola-Marti (DOB: 07/07/69), a new resident to Lake Wales, was walking southbound in the center of the inside lane on southbound HWY 27. Hamilton was traveling southbound on HWY 27 in the inside lane behind a Dodge SUV. The Dodge suddenly swerved from the inside…

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    Purse Theft At Publix – Daily Ridge Readers Help LWPD Identify Person of Interest

    Purse Theft at Publix   UPDATE 3:44pm: DailyRidge.Com  readers do it again. Person of interest in theft of purse at Lake Wales Publix has been identified. According to Lake Wales Police tips from DailyRidge.Com’s post lead to the identification of a person of interest in the theft a purse at the Lake Wales Publix. The incident is still under investigation, but more information will be coming as soon as police make it available. We hope to have her name shortly. On November 21, 2014 a customer who was shopping at Publix, located at 23965 HWY 27, reported her purse stolen….

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2 Car Accident Closes Scenic Hwy Near Burns Avenue In Lake Wales

Nov 26, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – According to Troy Schulze with the Lake Wales Police Department a 2 car accident on Scenic Hwy near Burns Avenue in Lake Wales. It is believed that multiple victims have been injured and one person has died in the accident. A section of Burns Avenue from Scenic Hwy to Spook Hill is closed and will remain closed for an extended period of time while the accident scene is investigated. We will update this information as it becomes available.

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Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects

Nov 26, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – On November 25, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to a burglary at a home on Carlton Avenue. According to reports the victims left their residence on 11/24/14 at 1:00 p.m. Upon returning on 11/25/14, at approximately 4:17 p.m., they discovered unknown suspect(s) had broken out the back glass door with a rock and made entry. A china serving dish, electronics, and a rifle were stolen. A neighborhood canvass was performed with approximately 8 neighbors contacted, but no leads were available. Officers were able to get 7 latent prints. This case has been turned over to…

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Former Poinciana High School Band Director Arrested For Having Sex With Students

Nov 26, 2014

Poinciana, Florida - On Tuesday, November 25, detectives arrested Steven Velez (DOB 4/11/89), 2152 Rose Court, Kissimmee, Florida and charged him with two counts of Unlawful Sex with Certain Minors. The investigation began on November 18 when deputies took a report from a 17-year old student at Poinciana High School. The student told deputies last year, when she was 16-years old, she began receiving text messages from Velez, who at the time was the band director at the school. She began going over to his house and eventually they began a sexual relationship. Recently, the student found out Velez also has…

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2 Car Accident Closes Scenic Hwy Near Burns Avenue In Lake Wales

Lake Wales, Florida – According to Troy Schulze with the Lake Wales Police Department a 2 car accident on Scenic Hwy near Burns Avenue in Lake Wales. It is believed that multiple victims have been injured and one person has died in the accident. A section of Burns Avenue from Scenic Hwy to Spook Hill is closed and will remain closed for an extended period of time while the accident scene is investigated. We will update this information as it becomes available.

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Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects

Lake Wales, Florida – On November 25, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to a burglary at a home on Carlton Avenue. According to reports the victims left their residence on 11/24/14 at 1:00 p.m. Upon returning on 11/25/14, at approximately 4:17 p.m., they discovered unknown suspect(s) had broken out the back glass door with a rock and made entry. A china serving dish, electronics, and a rifle were stolen. A neighborhood canvass was performed with approximately 8 neighbors contacted, but no leads were available. Officers were able to get 7 latent prints. This case has been turned over to…

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Norby’s Steak & Seafood Giveaway

  Norby’s Steak & Seafood Located at 2425 Hwy 60, East Lake Wales is offering a fantastic giveaway. We have lots of Coupons “Dine-In Only” $13.99 per meal with 8 mouth watering meals to choose from.  This coupon is good for your entire dinner party. We also have a $25 Gift Certificate expires November 19, 2015. Share, Like or Comment on our facebook post how much you like Norby’s Steak and Seafood and you will be put in a drawing to receive one of the coupons good through December 15, 2014. Comment on our facebook post how much they like Norby’s Steak…

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“Peeping Tom” Charged In Lake Wales

  Lake Wales, Florida – On Saturday night, November 22, 2014, Lake Wales Police were called to apartment located at 401 Winston Avenue. According to reports a female resident noticed a man peering into her apartment. She noticed because a light was flashing in the back of porch. That light flashing was the suspect unscrewing the bulb. Police say the man suspected of peeping into the woman’s apartment is Eric Cole.  According to Lake Wales Police reports  Cole was interviewed and admitted to unscrewing the back door light bulb so he could obtain a better view. Cole was charged with…