August 22, 2014

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Lake Wales Grow House Busted Two Taken Into Custody -

Friday, August 22, 2014

Fun Friday – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter -

Friday, August 22, 2014

Haines City Teen Killed In Crash Last Night -

Friday, August 22, 2014

Amazing Video of Lake Wales Man Saving Grandmother & 1 Yr Old -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Kyle Williams Found Guilty In Death of Police Officer Arnulfo Crispin -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

PCSO Organized Retail Crime Unit Makes Arrest, Obtains Warrants -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Lakeland Man Arrested for Possession of Child Porn -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

PCSO Undercover Detectives Arrest 2 Men at Saddle Creek Park -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Remembering Judy Annette White-Henson Who Passed Away August 16th, 2014 -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

WACKY WEDNESDAY – CHINESE DRIVER LANDS IN A STICKY SPOT -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lake Hollingsworth Area Residential and Vehicle Burglaries From July 1 to August 18, 2014 -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Missing Winter Haven Man Found Safe -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Centers Statement Regarding the Breach Of Information -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – Aug 19, 1946: Bill Clinton Was Born -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – AUGUST 19, 2014 -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : CRISPY GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Cement Truck Accident Closing On Ramp To Hwy 27 From 17/92 -

Monday, August 18, 2014

48 Year Old Woman Haines City Woman Dies Crashing Into Ft. Meade Home -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Tennessee Titan & Lake Wales HS Alum Maikon Bonani In A Kicking Battle -

Friday, August 15, 2014

  • Lake Wales Grow House Busted

    Lake Wales Grow House Busted Two Taken Into Custody

    Lake Wales, Florida – Today members of the PCSO undercover Narcotics Unit along with representatives from Duke Energy made contact with the residents at 200 Hibiscus Dr in Lake Wales after receiving information that cannabis was being grown inside the house. It was determined that the electric meter had been unlawfully bypassed and electricity was being stolen, the odor of cannabis was also emanating from within the residence. PCSO Detectives obtained a search warrant and conducted a search of the residence. During the search it was discovered that one of the bedrooms was being utilized as an indoor cannabis grow,…

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    Lake Wales Medical Centers Statement Regarding the Breach Of Information

    Statement from Lake Wales Medical Center on Cyber attack. Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with Lake Wales Medical Center over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber attack by a foreign-based intruder. The transferred information did not include any medical information or credit card information, but it did include names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers and social security numbers.   We take very seriously the security and confidentiality of private patient information and we sincerely regret any concern or inconvenience to patients….

  • Maikon Bonani a LWHS Alum & Former USF Bull in kicking competition for Tennessee Titans

    Tennessee Titan & Lake Wales HS Alum Maikon Bonani In A Kicking Battle

    New Orleans, La – Former Lake Wales Highlander and former South Florida Bull Maikon Bonani will once again be kicking for a chance to be a Regular Season NFL starter for the Tennessee Titans tonight. As we have written several times in the past Bonani has a very good chance to be the full time kicker for the Titans. Tonight he and his Titan teammates will be going up against the Saints in New Orleans . The kicking conditions couldn’t be much better. That wasn’t the case last week. In horrible rainy condition’s Bonani missed an extra point. Coach Ken…

  • Car Smashes Into Lincontro Restaurant On hwy 60

    Car Smashes Into L’Incontro Restaurant In Lake Wales

      Lake Wales, Florida -     On August 11, 2014 at approximately 4:19pm Genevieve Sheldon, who is celebrating her 95th birthday today, and her husband Carl Sheldon, who is 81 years old were eating a meal at L’Incontro Italian Cuisine, located at 35 SR60 West in Lake Wales. Their meal was violently interrupted when a 2003 Jeep Liberty crashed through the front wall of the restaurant. Witnesses told police the driver of the Jeep, who is identified as Conor E. Sullivan a 22 year old Lake Wales resident, was traveling Eastbound on SR60 and lost control of the vehicle. The Jeep left the…

Lake Wales Grow House Busted

Lake Wales Grow House Busted Two Taken Into Custody

Aug 22, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – Today members of the PCSO undercover Narcotics Unit along with representatives from Duke Energy made contact with the residents at 200 Hibiscus Dr in Lake Wales after receiving information that cannabis was being grown inside the house. It was determined that the electric meter had been unlawfully bypassed and electricity was being stolen, the odor of cannabis was also emanating from within the residence. PCSO Detectives obtained a search warrant and conducted a search of the residence. During the search it was discovered that one of the bedrooms was being utilized as an indoor cannabis grow,…

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Lake Wales Wade Davis Carries Memory of Step Brother Dustin Huguley On The Mound

Aug 22, 2014

By ANDY McCULLOUGH The Kansas City Star He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No. 17, the digits of Dustin Huguley. When Davis toes the rubber, he converses with the sibling who once doubled as his catcher. “Stay right here with me,” he says. “This will be something we can both enjoy.” Last August — amid a season marked by the upheaval of a trade, a cross-country move and a discouraging stint in the starting rotation…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – AUGUST 22, 2014

Aug 22, 2014

Every weekday around mid-day 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.     CAMBEL, CHARLES  DARREN Race: B    Sex: M    DOB: 10/28/1981 Height: 511     Weight: 250 Charges:   SEX ASSLT-W WEAPON OR FORCE SEX BATT VICTIM 12 YOA NO BOND The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect…

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Lake Wales Grow House Busted

Lake Wales Grow House Busted Two Taken Into Custody

Lake Wales, Florida – Today members of the PCSO undercover Narcotics Unit along with representatives from Duke Energy made contact with the residents at 200 Hibiscus Dr in Lake Wales after receiving information that cannabis was being grown inside the house. It was determined that the electric meter had been unlawfully bypassed and electricity was being stolen, the odor of cannabis was also emanating from within the residence. PCSO Detectives obtained a search warrant and conducted a search of the residence. During the search it was discovered that one of the bedrooms was being utilized as an indoor cannabis grow,…

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Lake Wales Wade Davis Carries Memory of Step Brother Dustin Huguley On The Mound

By ANDY McCULLOUGH The Kansas City Star He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No. 17, the digits of Dustin Huguley. When Davis toes the rubber, he converses with the sibling who once doubled as his catcher. “Stay right here with me,” he says. “This will be something we can both enjoy.” Last August — amid a season marked by the upheaval of a trade, a cross-country move and a discouraging stint in the starting rotation…

Car Fire At Rural King In Lake Wales

Car Fire At Rural King In Lake Wales

Lake Wales, Florida – Passerby’s and shoppers at Rural King (1970 Hwy 60 E.) who were near the parking lot around this morning  witnessed a car burst into flames. According to Lake Wales Fire Department spokesman, Travis O’brient, the first call came in to them at 7:20am. According to O’brient the fire was contained to the engine compartment and no one was injured. It is unknown at this time what caused the fire.