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Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Receives Its Ninth Professional Accreditation -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Lake Wales Medical Center Offers Help With Special Enrollment Period -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Lake Wales Police Charge Man With DUI -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Lakeland Police Needs To Identify This Strong Arm Robbery Suspect -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Lake Alfred Man Dies From Apparent Self-inflicted Gunshot -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The 30-Minute-Or-Less E.R. Service Pledge from Lake Wales Medical Center -

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Bone Valley’s Opening Weekend Was a Success -

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – FEBRUARY 24, 2015 -

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Update: Located Safe! Polk County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Searching for Missing and Endangered Adult 80-Year-Old Luisito Rolon -

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Wild & Crazy Weekend Event Turns Deadly At Triple Canopy Ranch -

Monday, February 23, 2015

23 Yr. Old Polk Woman Killed In 3 Car Accident This Morning -

Monday, February 23, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – FEBRUARY 23, 2015 -

Monday, February 23, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE: Egg and Broccolini Sandwiches -

Monday, February 23, 2015

Our Children’s Academy Receives Grant from the GiveWell Community Foundation -

Monday, February 23, 2015

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Alleged Child Porn Suspect Takes His Own Life -

Sunday, February 22, 2015

PCSO Investigating Serious Crash That Closed Parts of Hwy 98 Yesterday

car crashLake Wales, Florida – Polk County Sheriff’s Traffic deputies are investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred yesterday, February 19, 2013, in Lakeland. Preliminary information is as follows:

Around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, a 2000 orange Chevrolet Camaro was traveling northbound on U.S. 98 just south of the entrance to Polk State College/USF in Winter Haven when it was struck from behind by a 2007 white Suzuki XL-7, which was traveling at a high rate of speed heading northbound on U.S. 98.

The crash caused the driver of the Camaro, 22-year-old Garrett Michael Putnam (DOB 1/21/1991) of Winter Haven, to suffer critical injuries to his neck. He was transported to LRMC where he has undergone surgery and remains in critical condition.

Deputies retrieved several samples of evidence to be evaluated at the state FDLE lab from the at-fault driver of the Suzuki, 21-year-old David Breit (DOB 3/8/1991) of Lakeland. Charges are pending against Breit. Breit is cooperating with deputies in this investigation.

“Our Traffic investigators are the best in the business – they are thorough, and accurate, and will ensure every t is crossed and every i is dotted. We have submitted evidence samples to FDLE to determine whether or not the at-fault driver in this crash was impaired at the time of the crash. When our investigation is complete, he will be charged accordingly.” – Sheriff Grady Judd

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