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Polk School Teacher Arrested For Corruption By Threat of Public Official -

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Polk Teacher Named “Florida Teacher of The Year” -

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Death of Baby In South Lake Wales Home -

Thursday, July 31, 2014

That Bump In The Night Could Be A Burglar In Lake Wales -

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Florida Resident dies from Flesh-Eating Bacteria -

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Mysterious River Runs Blood-Red in China -

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Rib-Eye Steaks with Pistachio Butter and Asparagus -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Suspect in a Grand Theft Auto Case From Winter Haven Library Has Been Located -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Carjacker hits and kills 3 children -

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Help Needed! Construction Work! -

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie” -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lakeland Police are Investigating a Fatal Hit & Run Need Our Help -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Retailers Ready For Expanded Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3 -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 22, 2003 JESSICA LYNCH PRISONER OF WAR WAS RESCUED -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • South Lake Wales Baby Death Investigation

    Death of Baby In South Lake Wales Home

    Update 5:00pm July 31, 2014 – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office   complete report has not been released. At this time the PCSO does NOT believe this to be a suspicious death. Daily Ridge’s thoughts and prayers go out to the family and those who were involved.   We know at this time that a friend of the family was watching the baby.  For unknown reasons the baby stopped breathing and the sitter tried valiantly to save the baby’s life. Lake Wales, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office they were alerted to a death of 7 month old…

  • Recent Burglaries in Lake Wales

    That Bump In The Night Could Be A Burglar In Lake Wales

    Lake Wales, Florida- A rash of overnight burglaries has been occurring in Lake Wales over the last few weeks. The offenders have been breaking into sheds and homes usually through the back of the house. This past Friday saw multiple incidents. On  C St.  LWPD Officers were advised by a neighbor that the house directly behind had an open window. Officers observed an open window in the front of the residence. Upon closer inspection they discovered that the lower half of the window was broken. There was glass on the grass in front of the window. There was also a…

  • help

    Help Needed! Construction Work!

    Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

  • Howard Brown 03-26-1975

    Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

    Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…

  • Lake Wales Man, Mark Douglas Mast, Killed In Hardee County Accident.

    Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash

    Updste: FHP Corrected The Victims Name In Fatal Hardee Crash After Readers Advised The Deceased Was Actually Lake Wales Businessman Dennis Mast. Mast is the owner on Mast Bros Inc. Who own Miss Jeans Playland in Lake Wales & Time for Tots in Winter Haven. Hardee County, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol a Lake Wales man named Dennis Mast, of Lake Wales, was killed in an accident on State Road 64 & Charlie Creek. The accident occurred around 10:50pm, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. According to FHP reports Mast was driving a 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck on…

Danta Primus

Residents Help Winter Haven PD capture Danta Shero Primus

Mar 24, 2014

Winter Haven, Florida – Calls from residents about someone running through yards and jumping fences was instrumental in officers capturing 27 year-old Danta Sherod Primus (DOB 1-27-87, 207 Evergreen Place, SW, Winter Haven) charging him with two business burglaries and grand theft. In the early morning hours of 3-22-14, two separate burglaries were reported in the southwest/southeast area of Winter Haven. The first occurred at AT&T (5:55 a.m.), located at 1107 3rd St. SW with the second following at the Sprint Store (7:13 a.m.), located at 775 Cypress Gardens Blvd., SE. Video surveillance from both stores shows a suspect break…

Mr. Virgil Powell

Virgil “Gil” Powell ( July 5, 1918 – March 22, 2014 )

Mar 24, 2014

Mr. Virgil “Gil” Powell, 95, of Lake Wales, Florida, died on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at his home. He was born on July 5, 1918 in Key West to V.F. and Anne Powell and moved to Lake Wales forty years ago from Miami. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War Two. He was a retired salesman for R.W. Briggs Food Brokers in Miami and Inman Food Brokers in Tampa. He was a sixty year, thirty-second degree Blue Lodge Member Mason of Lodge #242, Lake Wales, and York Rite in Miami. He was a member of the West Side Baptist…

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Martha J. Quinn (October 15, 1929 – March 21, 2014)

Mar 24, 2014

Mrs. Martha J. Quinn, 84, of Lake Wales, Florida passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at her home. She was born October 15, 1929 in Miami, Florida to James and Ida Smith. She was the owner of Marty Quinn’s Assisted Living in Lake Wales for over thirty years. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her daughters Brenda Miller and Tammy Amburgey of Lake Wales, three grandchildren Joseph Miller, Daniel Quinn, and Bradley Amburgey, two great grandchildren Brandon Miller and Logan Quinn, and her sister Elizabeth Jones of Colburn, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her husband Alvin. Visitation…

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South Lake Wales Baby Death Investigation

Death of Baby In South Lake Wales Home

Update 5:00pm July 31, 2014 – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office   complete report has not been released. At this time the PCSO does NOT believe this to be a suspicious death. Daily Ridge’s thoughts and prayers go out to the family and those who were involved.   We know at this time that a friend of the family was watching the baby.  For unknown reasons the baby stopped breathing and the sitter tried valiantly to save the baby’s life. Lake Wales, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office they were alerted to a death of 7 month old…

Recent Burglaries in Lake Wales

That Bump In The Night Could Be A Burglar In Lake Wales

Lake Wales, Florida- A rash of overnight burglaries has been occurring in Lake Wales over the last few weeks. The offenders have been breaking into sheds and homes usually through the back of the house. This past Friday saw multiple incidents. On  C St.  LWPD Officers were advised by a neighbor that the house directly behind had an open window. Officers observed an open window in the front of the residence. Upon closer inspection they discovered that the lower half of the window was broken. There was glass on the grass in front of the window. There was also a…

help

Help Needed! Construction Work!

Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

Howard Brown 03-26-1975

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…