December 10, 2014

Headlines Now:

17-Year-Old Canadian Arrested by Royal Canadian Mounted Police After Being Identified by PCSO as “Swatting” Suspect -

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

This Day in History December 9, 1992 – Separation of Charles and Diana Announced -

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 9, 2014 -

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

One Adult, 2 Juveniles Arrested, Still Searching for 1 in Residential Burglary In Lakeland -

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

City of Lake Wales Considering Changing Washington Ave. To President Barack Obama Ave. -

Monday, December 8, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE – Sweet Potato Casserole -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Undercover Operation Targeting Human Trafficking Yeilds 61 Arrests -

Monday, December 8, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 8, 2014 -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Lakeland Police Searching For Missing Endangered Man -

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Multiple Students Suffer Minor Injuries In Haines City Bus Crash -

Friday, December 5, 2014

TOP 10 REASONS TO ENROLL IN HEALTH INSURANCE -

Friday, December 5, 2014

WHPD Working An Incident At Winter Haven Walmart -

Friday, December 5, 2014

Deadly Crash Blocking Hwy 17 In Winter Haven – Police Advise To Stay Clear -

Friday, December 5, 2014

Female High School Athletes At Higher Risk For ACL Injuries -

Friday, December 5, 2014

Parade Goer’s Take Cover After Shot’s Fired Near End of Lakeland Christmas Parade -

Friday, December 5, 2014

Havendale Christmas Parade Tonight at 7 -

Friday, December 5, 2014

Fun Friday – Carols In the Park – Downtown Parks in Winter Haven -

Friday, December 5, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Deputies Conducting Serious Bodily Injury Crash Investigation -

Friday, December 5, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 5, 2014 -

Friday, December 5, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 4, 2014 -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Overturned Tractor Trailer Cause Traffic Delays On I-4

Polk City, Florida – This morning at 5:00 AM, a tractor trailer hauling sand overturned following a traffic crash.  A large volume of sand was ejected onto the roadway along Interstate 4 near the 44 milepost, between State Roads 557 and 559.  Traffic was diverted at Exit 48 while crews worked to remove the obstruction. Update:  the westbound lanes of Interstate 4 have been reopened; the westbound exit ramp to SR-559 remains closed (Exit 44 – Polk City).

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Information Sought in Whereabouts of 47-year Benjamin Skeen

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Polk County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in locating a wanted subject. 47-year Benjamin Skeen, (last known address of 2719 Abilene Trail Polk City) is wanted for burglary with assault/battery, tampering in felony 1st degree proceeding, false imprisonment (domestic violence), domestic battery by strangulation, violation of injunction-repeat sex/date violence, battery (domestic violence), resisting without violence. Skeen is also on bond for lewd lascivious behavior-victim 12YOA up to 16YOA, sexual assault by custodian sexual battery victim 12YOA under 18YOA. Skeen has been in state prison three previous times. Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Brett Bulman at 863-499-2400, or 863-298-6200. ANYONE WITH…

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After 27 Years An Arrest Made In Brutal Stabbing Murder of Karen Watson

Karen Watson was stabbed multiple times in 1987. A suspect In her death, Carl McCauley has been arrested.

Winter Haven, Florida – According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office a 37 year old murder has a suspect.On March 24, 1987, Karen Watson, 41, was found murdered inside her residence, located in between Lake Alfred and Polk City. The crime scene was located about one mile from Interstate 4. The victim was found on her living room couch and had been stabbed several times. The victim was brutally murdered between 12:15 p.m. and 1:00 p.m and was found by her husband when he returned home from running a business errand.  She was the mother of three sons. Watson was stabbed multiple times. According…

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Polk City Couple Living in Filthy Home Arrested for Child Neglect, Animal Cruelty, Marijuana Possession

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28-year-old Dustin Deck and 27-year-old Katie Renner of 5653 Viburnum Ct., Polk City. Deck is charged with child neglect (2 counts), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, domestic violence battery, and assault on a law enforcement officer. Renner is charged with child neglect (2 counts), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, animal cruelty (15 counts), battery on a law enforcement officer, and tampering with evidence. Polk City Couple living in filthy home arrested for child neglect, animal cruelty, marijuana possession Two children, 1 ½ and 5, placed with relative, DCF investigating 28-year-old Dustin Deck and 27-year-old Katie Renner…

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Updated: 5 Yr Old & Both Parents Killed In Tragic Accident InPolk City

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  8:50pm Update: The two girls who were airlifted to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital had surgery today, and are both expected to make full recoveries. The 3-month-old baby girl was released from LRMC, and brought to Arnold Palmer by DCF to be with her siblings and grandfather who is there. Polk City, Florida – PCSO is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Polk City that occurred around 10 minutes after midnight this morning (March 11, 2014), at the intersection of SR 33 (AKA Commonwealth Ave) and Deen Still Road in Polk City. Preliminary information is as follows: It appears a passenger…

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Update: One Person Killed & Child Airlifted In Serious Condition

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Polk City, Florida – Around 3:00 p.m. today (December 25, 2013) a gold 2005 Honda CRV being driven 20-year-old Nidaeus Sierra (male) from Polk City was traveling northbound on SR 33 North near the intersection with Grimes Road in Polk City when Sierra had to brake hard to avoid hitting a car that had stopped suddenly in front of him. At that time, a burgundy 1999 GMC Yukon that was behind the Honda heading northbound and being driven by 28-year-old Sheena Star of Lakeland swerved to the right and into the oncoming lane of traffic to avoid hitting the Honda….

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One Person Killed & Child Airlifted In Polk City Crash

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Polk City, Florida – Polk County Sheriff’s Traffic deputies are on the scene of a traffic crash in Polk City at this time, involving three vehicle and one confirmed fatality. A child from one of the vehicles was airlifted to Tampa General and is still alive – she has serious injuries but not life-threatening. The child’s mother was airlifted to LRMC with injuries. The confirmed fatality from another vehicle is an adult. The crash occurred around 3:00 p.m. on SR 33 North near Grimes Road in Polk City. SR 33 North is shut down in both directions in that area…

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