July 25, 2014

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Help Needed! Construction Work! -

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie” -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lakeland Police are Investigating a Fatal Hit & Run Need Our Help -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Retailers Ready For Expanded Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3 -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 22, 2003 JESSICA LYNCH PRISONER OF WAR WAS RESCUED -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Family Pit Bull Comes To The Rescue, Wakes Deaf Teenager So They Can Escape Burning Home -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lakeland Police Looking For Missing/Endangered Adult -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gulf Red Snapper Recreational Fishing Workshops Start This Month -

Monday, July 21, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Grilled Salmon and Brown Butter Couscous -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Three Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Members Receive Scholarships for FPRA Annual Conference in Orlando -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Home Invasion Suspects Robbed Winter Haven Man At Gunpoint -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Restaurant In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Chile Releases Official Study on UFO Photos -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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  • help

    Help Needed! Construction Work!

    Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

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    Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

    Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…

  • Unwitting Lakeland Phone Theft Suspect

    LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie”

    Lakeland, Florida – On Thursday, July 17, 2014 an unknown suspect took a gray Samsung Galaxy Exhibit from a Buick Le Sabre parked at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center Family Health Center, 300 Parkview Place. The victim has a security application that took a photo of the subject who tried to access her phone. The subject is described as a Hispanic female, last seen wearing a green dotted dress. Anyone who has information on the identification of this individual is asked to contact the Lakeland Police Department at 863-834-6900, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477. To remain anonymous and be eligible…

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    Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At

    TWO burglars who attacked a homeowner with a baseball bat decided to call the police when they were shot at as they ran away. Joseph Killingsworth, 27, and Johnny Moore, 25, got more than they bargained for when they attacked the 23-year-old homeowner in Coos Bay. He managed to grab a shotgun on the pair and fired two rounds into the air, Coos County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon said. Killinsgworth and Moore, described as homeless, went to the man’s property with several aggressive dogs and a baseball bat in the belief that he had reported them to the Bureau of Land Management as trespassers. The…

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    Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident

    Davenport, Florida – A Winter Haven man was arrested after he repeatedly rammed into a another vehicle in a road-rage incident on Hwy 27 in Davenport. The incident took place on July 17, 2014. According to the PCSO affidavit, the driver of a white Mitsubishi, identified as 43-year-old Nicholas Dellas of Winter Haven, repeatedly was seen ramming a vehicle On Hwy 27. The victim in the case, 25-year-old Brittany Gandy of Haines City, advised that while she was stopped at the intersection of Hwy 27 & Ronald Reagan Parkway, headed North, her car was repeatedly rear ended by a white…

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Polk Mugshot of The Day: July 14, 2014

Jul 14, 2014

Every weekday around mid-day 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.     Arrest Age:26 Gender: Male Birthdate: 08/14/1987 Height: 6’01″ Weight: 200 lbs   #1 RESIST OFFICER-WITH VIOLENCE STATUTE: 843.01 BOND: $1000 NOTES: ROWV #2 BATTERY-ON OFFICER FIREFIGHTER EMT ETC STATUTE: 784.07(2B) BOND: $1000 NOTES: BATTERY ON LEO The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs…

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Lake Wales Man Cut Multiple Times Over Argument About Plate of Food

Jul 14, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – Lake Wales Police responded to the Lake Wales Medical Center, on July 6, 2014, in reference to a cutting. LWPD made contact with Willie Peterson. According to police reports Peterson said Leroy Scarlett cut him with a knife. Peterson said the altercation was over a drink and a plate of food he did not receive. Peterson said he asked Scarlett for his $10.00 back since he did not ask for a plate of food and he did not receive the drink. Peterson said Scarlett said a female received the drink. Peterson said Scarlett became angry and…

Stanley Lorenzo Barnes

Local Man Arrested For DUI After Running Multiple Stop Signs

Jul 14, 2014

Lake Wales, Florida – Lake Wales Police conducted a traffic stop Thursday, July 10,  on a red Ford Taurus being driven by Stanley Barnes. The stop occurred on Florida Ave. & E Street after the vehicle reportedly ran two stop signs and failed to maintain a single lane. After stopping Barnes, the officer observed several other indicators Barnes was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. After attempting to perform field sobriety tasks, Barnes was placed under arrest for DUI and transported to the Polk County Jail. Once at the Jail, Barnes provided breath samples of .100 and .104.

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help

Help Needed! Construction Work!

Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

Howard Brown 03-26-1975

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39 year old Howard Leon Brown, of 238 Masterpiece Rd Lake Wales. It was reported on July 22, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Brown knocked on the door at 401 Domaris Ave Apt #1. When a resident answered Brown allegedly began attacking him. Brown allegedly pushed into the residence and continued attacking the resident until he was confronted by other residents inside the apartment. Brown then fled the scene in a green, small sport utility vehicle.   The investigation revealed the victim and Brown…

Lake Wales Man, Mark Douglas Mast, Killed In Hardee County Accident.

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash

Updste: FHP Corrected The Victims Name In Fatal Hardee Crash After Readers Advised The Deceased Was Actually Lake Wales Businessman Dennis Mast. Mast is the owner on Mast Bros Inc. Who own Miss Jeans Playland in Lake Wales & Time for Tots in Winter Haven. Hardee County, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol a Lake Wales man named Dennis Mast, of Lake Wales, was killed in an accident on State Road 64 & Charlie Creek. The accident occurred around 10:50pm, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. According to FHP reports Mast was driving a 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck on…

BBQ FUNDRAISER

Lake Wales Fund Raiser To Help With Major Medical Bills

Let’s get together and help this family in need!   Pulled Pork Meal (pulled pork, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans Dessert & Drink) Where:       151 E Central Ave., Lake Wales Ouellette Law Firm   Donation:   $10.00 When:           August 2 Time:             10:00am to 2:00pm Pick up and Go! Carwash cost Donation For Tickets – Check inside or Call Bruce 863-638-0900 All Proceeds go to Quiesha