June 19, 2014

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Update: Craft Given Life Sentence For Child Molestation & Sexual Battery -

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Auburndale Police Officer Roger Tribble Retiring After 22 Years of Service -

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Frostproof Man Killed In Crash On Hwy 27 -

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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

Thursday, June 19, 2014

FWC Commissioners receive Florida panther update -

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Winter Haven Police Quickly Captured a Career Criminal Who Robbed a Local CVS -

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Polk County Fire Rescue Employee Makes Strides for Drowning Prevention -

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

WACKY WEDNESDAY – MAN FORGETS HOW TO WALK FORWARD AFTER WALKING BACKWARDS FOR 25 YEARS -

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Lake Wales Police Are Looking For a Sexual Battery Suspect -

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Detectives seeking whereabouts of Mamie “Peaches” Broderick -

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: Ranch-Style Steak Kabobs -

Monday, June 16, 2014

THERESA JENKINS SELECTED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LWMC -

Monday, June 16, 2014

Auburndale Man Takes Life On 42nd St. In Winter Haven -

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Accident On Cypress Gardens Blvd -

Friday, June 13, 2014

WHPD Arrest Man Who They Say Stalked Woman & Battered Her In Walmart -

Friday, June 13, 2014

Missing Winter Haven Teen Found & Reunited With Family -

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Traffic Update : Semi Crashed Hwy 60 East at Peace River Bridge -

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Lakeland Police Department Needs Help to ID Person of Interest in Attempted Sexual Battery -

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Polk Bank Robbery Suspect & Suspected Accomplice Arrested -

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Update: Home Invader In Critical Condition After Winter Haven Man Defends His Home -

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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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Homes needed! Can you really say “no” to these faces?

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In cooperation with Polk County Animal Control: These animals are available at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control located at 7115 de Castro Road Winter Haven, Fl. 33880 Kennel Adoption hours are Monday – Saturday 10am to 4pm. Phone: 863-499-2600 Cats are $40.00 Puppies and Kittens under 6 months are $40.00 Dogs are $70.00 The adoption price includes vaccinations, rabies license tag, dewormer, microchip, and spay or neuter.   1. Choco Chip – “I whip my tail back and forth, I whip my tail back and forth…I need some kids to sing with me! ….I whip my tail back…

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Polk City Man Severely Injured In Accident On Berkley Road

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Auburndale, Florida – At approximately 2:40 am, on Thursday, May 2, 2013, 27-year-old Jack Edmund Darley Jr., DOB 08/12/1985, of  4th Street Polk City, was traveling southbound on Berkley Road approaching Gapway Road in a white, 1995 Chevrolet Blazer when for unknown reasons, Darley lost control and started to slide sideways while negotiating the curve. The Blazer struck the curb on the west side of the road sideways, then rolled and went airborne. The Blazer then struck a fence and a tree and came to rest in a drainage area on the west side of Berkley Road. Darley was ejected…

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Additional Pictures From Wednesday Mornings Shooting

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Lake Wales, Florida – Wednesday morning turned out to be a deadly chaotic day in Lake Wales. IOne filled with uneasiness and sorrow. As reported earlier someone stood outside of a home in the Laurel Mobile Home Park in Lake Wales and fired what appears to be a 12 gauge shotgun blast through the window of a residence killing a man inside the home. The man killed was William Macauley. Mr. Macauley had apparently just returned home, he lived at the Deluxe Motel,  from work and decided to visit his mother just a street over in the mobile home park….

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