August 4, 2015

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$10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF DANNY THOMPSON -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Polk County Provides Sandbag Fill Sites -

Monday, August 3, 2015

FLORIDA’S EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Holding On To Summer: Lemon Blueberry Strawberry Cake -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Sheriff Grady Judd : Mother/Daughter A Cold Blooded Murderer -

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Polk Deputies Investigating Possible Murder Attempted Suicide -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Haines City Man Arrested on Two Counts Possession of Child Pornography and One Count Tampering with Evidence -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Conducting Stabbing Death Investigation -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Hope for Charlotte Fundraiser – Saturday August 29, 2015 -

Friday, July 31, 2015

KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT -

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Summer is HOT! Don’t let your A/C maintenance go! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Friday, July 31, 2015

HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Three Arrested For Trafficking and Other Related Drug Charges -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Nelson Robinson Wanted for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder is Now In Custody -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Multiple People Shot In Mulberry -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

4 Polk County Men Among 5 People Killed In Horrific Crash -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lakeland Police Find Decomposed Body In Car -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Remains Of Decomposing Adult Body Found Behind Polk Home -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Conducting Stabbing Death Investigation

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Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Conducting Stabbing Death Investigation   Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide detectives are currently searching for 52-year-old Nelson Robinson, last known address of 1250 Orange Boulevard, Polk City.  Robinson is wanted in connection to the stabbing death of 63-year-old Horace C. Kinsler, Calla Place, Polk City.  At approximately 8:42 pm, Thursday, July 30, 2015, deputies responded to a report of a stabbing on Smith Road in Polk City.  Upon their arrival, deputies located two victims, Horace Kinsler, and his brother, 49-year-old Joseph Kinsler, Saint Mary, Florida.  Joseph Kinsler was transported to Lakeland Regional Health Center with stab…

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Nelson Robinson Wanted for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder is Now In Custody

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52-year-old Nelson Robinson, wanted for First Degree Murder and Attempted First Degree Murder, in a stabbing incident which occurred at approximately 8:42 pm, Thursday, July 30, 2015, on Smith Road in Polk City, has been located and is in custody.Robinson will be booked into the Polk County jail later today.  

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Fatal Crash Closing Down I-4 In Polk City

Polk City, Florida – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that killed one person & critically injured 3 others according to Steve Gaskins, spokesperson for FHP. The crash occurred around 1:15pm today at Interstate 4 & S.R. 559. According to Gaskins a 2003 Nissan Sentra was traveling westbound on I-4 in the inside lane of travel east of SR-559. As the Sentra traveled westbound on I-4, the driver somehow lost control & rotated clockwise and struck a median guardrail. The Sentra then rotated again westbound across all three lanes of westbound I-4 and traveled onto the paved shoulder,…

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15 Year Old Auburndale Boy Dies In Tragic Car Accident

Polk City, Florida – A two-vehicle crash occurred late Friday night at approximately 10:25 p.m. on Mt. Olive Road about a ¼ mile west of Berkley Road, Polk City. The crash resulted in one fatality and two others injured. A 1999 Silver GMC Yukon was being driven by 18-year-old Caleb M. Atchison of Auburndale eastbound on Mount Olive Road, approximately ¼ mile west of Berkley Road, Polk City. As Yukon was negotiating a curve to the left the rear end appeared to have lost traction. The Yukon began to rotate counter clockwise and crossed the centerline into the westbound lane….

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Easter Egg Hunts Happening in Polk County! Check them out!

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Easter Egg Hunts Happening in Polk County! Check them out! April 04 Easter Egg Hunt Ft. Meade Outdoor Recreation Area, U.S. 98 E. on Peace River, Ft. Meade 9 am SHARP April 04 Easter Egg Hunt Hunt Fountain Park, 2020 Duff Road, Lakeland 9 am SHARP April 04 Easter Egg Hunt Mary Norma Campbell Resource Center, 2226 Karen Street, Lake Wales 9 am SHARP April 04 Easter Egg Hunt Medulla Resource Center, 1049 Parker Road, Lakeland 9 am SHARP April 04 Easter Egg Hunt Northeast Regional Park, 50901 US Highway 27, Davenport 9 am SHARP April 04 Easter Egg Hunt…

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School Bus Attendant From Lake Wales Arrested For Negligent Child Abuse

Clara McGriff

Lake Wales, Florida  – Wednesday evening, December 10, 2014, PCSO Special Victims Unit detectives arrested 52-year-old Clara McGriff of Lake Wales on a warrant charging her with one count Negligent Child Abuse (F-3). McGriff is employed by the Polk County School Board as a school bus attendant, and has been charged with child abuse for physically assaulting a special needs child who has been diagnost with Autism & suffers from ADD, ADHD & Explosive Behavior Disorder on the bus. She was booked into the Polk County Jail and will have a first appearance hearing on Friday, December 12th. According to a…

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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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