March 29, 2015

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Winter Haven Police Executed a Search Warrant on a Suspected Drug House, Which put a Convicted Felon Back Behind Bars -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. Will Hold a FREE Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Fun Friday – The Story of Jesus – Hardee County Cattleman’s Arena -

Friday, March 27, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 27, 2015 -

Friday, March 27, 2015

Semi Vs. Pickup Towing 32Ft. Trailer Slowing I-4 Traffic In Davenport -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Elizabeth Sullivan, 104 Years Old, Credits Dr Pepper For Her Longevity -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 25, 2015 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TJ Maxx Makes An Immediate Impact On Community With $5,000 Donation -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

4 Haines City Residents In Serious Condition After Accident On Hwy 27 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

19-year-old Auburndale Man Charged in Shaken Baby Syndrome Case -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Currently Conducting Death Investigation in Loughman -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 24, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Get a Spring in Your Step With Oasis Spa’s Blooming Spa Deal! -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Asparagus Roll Ups -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Polk County Schools Early Release Wednesday -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

UPDATE: Polk Man Dies After Suspicious Shooting -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Polk County Grow House Busted -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet Now Hiring Sales Men and Women -

Monday, March 23, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 23, 2015 -

Monday, March 23, 2015

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    Winter Haven Police Executed a Search Warrant on a Suspected Drug House, Which put a Convicted Felon Back Behind Bars

    Winter Haven Police executed a search warrant on a suspected drug house, which put a convicted felon back behind bars.On 3-26-15 at 6:30 a.m., Winter Haven Police executed the search warrant on the residence located at 750 Ave. O, SW in Winter Haven. The warrant was obtained after authorities were contacted by concerned citizens that there was possibly drug activity at the location. When Police made entry into the home, 30 year-old John Junior Leandre (DOB 6-15-84), 25 year-old Mykal Robinson (DOB 11-10-89) and 61 year-old Ronald Robinson (DOB 7-28-53) were held while the home was searched for narcotics. Ronald…

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    Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. Will Hold a FREE Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Lakeland (March 27, 2015) – Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. will hold a FREE Tire Recycling event  on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  This event will take place at The Lakeland Center, 701 W. Lime St. Residents may discard of up to 10 tires at the event (Per Person/Per Vehicle). Tires MUST be STANDARD VEHICLE SIZE ONLY.  Participants must show photo ID/ proof of Polk County residency to take advantage of the free disposal. This limit will be strictly enforced.  Contact Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. for exception questions. This Tire Recycling Event is made…

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    Fun Friday – The Story of Jesus – Hardee County Cattleman’s Arena

      The Story of Jesus has captured the hearts of thousands for more than two decades. Visually dazzling and action packed, this three hour epic production tells the timeless story of Christ with remarkable new life. The blend of Biblical accuracy, Judean flavor, contemporary special effects, and unique staging make it one of the most popular passion plays of our time. The monstrous 250-foot set teems with life as a cast of 150 animals and 225 people ignite on the stage. The images and words of Jesus become a never to be forgotten reality. Casted by volunteers of all ages,…

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 27, 2015

    Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by polkmugshot.com. AUDETTE, DUANE  PAUL    Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 7/19/1983 Height: 508     Weight: 170 Arresting Agency: POLK COUNTY SHERIFF  Charges:  MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL-KNOWINGLY DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP Surety $1500,  POSS OF F/ARM CONVICTED FELON Surety $7500, POSS OF AMMO BY C/FELON Surety $7500, POSS OF C/WPN BY CNVCTD FELON Surety $7500, CANNABIS POSS NOT MORE THAN 20G  Surety $1000, POSS/USE NARC PARA Surety $1000, DRUGS-POSS LISTED CHEM WITS MFG C/SUB Surety…

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    Semi Vs. Pickup Towing 32Ft. Trailer Slowing I-4 Traffic In Davenport

    Davenport, Florida – The Florida Highway Patrol and emergency crews are currently cleaning up an accident on I-4. According to Sgt. Steve Gaskins, FHP spokesperson, advises that a semi vs. pickup towing a 32 ft. trailer has eastbound lanes blocked. The accident occurred at 11:51am near MM51 in Davenport. At this time vehicles are moving slowly around the accident on the shoulder of the road. We do not have any confirmation of injuries at this time. This is an ongoing story and we will update if we get further details.

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Man Tries To Escape Arrest By Head Butting Lake Wales Police Officer

Mar 22, 2015

Lake Wales, Florida – On Thursday afternoon March 19, 2015 Lake Wales Police Officer Lang responded to the Tower View Motel on Scenic Hwy in reference to a disturbance. While investigating the disturbance, Officer Lang made contact with James Lee Atkins who was involved in a verbal argument with tenants of the motel. Officer Lang ran Atkins’ information through NCIC/ FCIC for warrants. Officer Lang was notified by dispatch, there was an active warrant for Atkins. At this time officer Lang informed Atkins he was being detained for a possible warrant for his arrest. According to reports officer Lang placed…

Arkansas Man Killed By Pack Pitbulls

Mar 22, 2015

JEFFERSON COUNTY (KATV) – A man was killed this morning in Jefferson County after being attacked by a pack of pit bulls. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office identifies the victim as De’trick O. Johnson, 36 of Pine Bluff. The owner of the dogs and the property where the attack happened, is John Chester Smith, 63. Authorities said just before 10:00 a.m. a group of seven pit bulls charged underneath a fence, then started mauling Johnson. Police say the incident happened at C.J.’s Garage at 300 North Thomas Road in Jefferson County. The first reporting deputy encountered one of the pit…

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Frostproof Man Killed In Overnight Crash

Mar 22, 2015

Lakeland, Florida  – March 22, 2015 at 3:10 a.m., the Lakeland Police Department responded to Parkway Frontage Road South at the intersection of Old Road 37 in reference to a single vehicle crash. The vehicle, 2014 Dodge Pick-up was traveling eastbound on Parkway Frontage Road South approaching the intersection of Old Road 37, which curves to the right. The vehicle failed to negotiate the curve striking the guardrail and then hit a tree. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by Polk County Fire Rescue/EMS. There was no indication of braking and it appears the driver was not wearing…

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Winter Haven Police Working Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police Traffic Homicide is investigating a motorcycle fatality that occurred early this morning. Today (3-28-15) at approximately 2:55 a.m., a motorist traveling on Hwy. 17 in Winter Haven spotted a sport motorcycle and the rider lying beside of it in the grassy area just past the intersection of Ave. G SE and Hwy 17. It appears that the motorcycle driver, 28 year-old Marcus Allen Murray ( Echo Dr. S, Lake Alfred FL) was traveling north on Hwy 17 on a 1999 Yamaha R6 when he failed to negotiate the curve at Hwy 17 just past Ave….

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In Celebration of National Law Enforcement Week – Join Lake Wales Police Department As We Celebrate The Lives of injured and Fallen Officers

In Celebration of National Law Enforcement Week Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Injured and Fallen Officers Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. Lake Wales Police Department 133 East Tillman Avenue Join us as we celebrate the lives of injured and fallen officers. Luminarias are available for $10. This event is open to the public and all law enforcement agencies. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Wales Police Officer’s Association, Inc. For more information, contact Jessica Gipson at 863-678-4223 or [email protected] Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Fallen Officers Luminaria Order Form Orders must be received by May 11, 2015. Name/Rank of Officer_________________________________ Fallen or…

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The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow

$50 Massage special today and tomorrow (Thursday.)!!! Choose ANY 1 Hour Massage for just $50: Hot Stone, Relaxation, Pregnancy, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, etc! Limited quantity available call now before they are gone! (863) 232-6968

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LWPD & LWFD Working Accident On Burns Ave

Update 9:15pm – According to Lake Wales Police Department Lt., David Black, one female victim has been transported via medivac as a precaution. The accident occurred at approximately 8:50pm. An SUV & pickup were involved. 2 people in the pick-up did not seek medical attention initially. The accident happened directly in front of officers & charged will be forth coming. Lake Wales, Florida – The Lake Wales Police Department &Lake Wales Fire Department  are currently working an accident on Burns Ave. The accident is in front of the Carillon Apartments.  Please drive carefully.  This is a developing story and we…