December 21, 2014

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Update: Pedestrian Critically Injured In Traffic Crash on Masterpiece Rd Dies -

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Fourth Positive Rabies Case Confirmed in Polk County -

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014 -

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Missing: Have You Seen Brett Allen Crosby -

Friday, December 19, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Team Helps Locate Suicidal Teen -

Friday, December 19, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 19, 2014 -

Friday, December 19, 2014

UPDATE: Auburndale Firefighters Respond to Ammonia Leak at Commercial Carrier -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 18, 2014 -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Third Positive Rabies Case Confirmed in Polk County -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Core Rehabilitation – Tips for Preventing Injuries for the Throwing Athlete Part I -

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Arrest Made In Hit & Run Death of Eric Pope -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 17, 2014 -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Single Vehicle Rollover Accident Causes Morning Traffic Delay In Eagle Lake -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Frostproof Teenager Seriously Injured In Monday Night Crash -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Masterpiece Rd Closes After Pedestrian Struck -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – DECEMBER 16, 2014 -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

126 Killed Mostly Children While Attending School -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Center Employees Adopt Families For Christmas -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UPDATE: ** MISSING AND ENDANGERED ADULT *** SILVER ALERT ISSUED for 79 Year Old James William Davis -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – DECEMBER 16, 1977 – Saturday Night Fever Turns Travolta into Movie Star -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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  • Pedestrian accident

    Update: Pedestrian Critically Injured In Traffic Crash on Masterpiece Rd Dies

    Pedestrian Critically Injured In Traffic Crash Dies     On Tuesday December 16, 2014 Officers from the Lake Wales Police Department investigated a traffic crash on Masterpiece Road near Mammoth Grove Road. Once there Officers learned a crash had occurred involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian.   The pedestrian, Johnny Leroy Emmons, 43 of Lake Wales, was walking along the right shoulder of the roadway pushing a bicycle. Emmons was wearing dark clothing and had no reflectors or lights on the bicycle.   Emmons was struck by a vehicle being driven by Harold Massey, 66 of Lake Wales. Emmons…

  • rabies

    Fourth Positive Rabies Case Confirmed in Polk County

    Fourth Positive Rabies Case Confirmed   The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Section confirmed on Friday, December 19, 2014, the fourth positive case of rabies in Polk County for 2014. On Thursday, December 18, 2014, a male victim living in the 14000 block of Highway 98 N, Lakeland, was attacked by a fox on his property.   The victim sustained injuries to his left leg.  The victim shot and killed the fox. Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control members responded impounded the fox which was then sent to the State Laboratory for rabies testing.  The fox was confirmed positive for…

  • Group Picture Shop With a Cop 2014

    Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014

    Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014   On two different occasions this month the Lake Wales Police Department employees and volunteers were blessed share Christmas with 55 children. The first Christmas event was on December 4, 2014 when police employees and volunteers delivered Christmas presents to seventeen children on behalf of incarcerated parents. The children from this event were selected through Angel Tree, a Prison Fellowship Ministry. With excitement, police department employees and volunteers began purchasing gifts, wrapping presents, and attaching messages of love to them. Once the presents were prepared the officers and volunteers drove from one house to…

  • Missing Winter Haven Teen Brett Allen Crosby

    Missing: Have You Seen Brett Allen Crosby

    Winter Haven Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating 15 year-old Brett Allen Crosby (Whispering Trails Blvd., Winter Haven). Crosby was last seen at his residence on Tuesday,12/16/14 at approximately 10:40 p.m. Crosby has runaway in the past, however on this occasion there was no specific incident, such as an argument or fight, that occurred to indicate a reason to leave. Crosby is 5’6″, 135 pounds with light brown hair. He was last seen wearing an orange shirt, brown shorts and white sneakers. Anyone with information on Crosby’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Shane Ditty at…

  • Durrance and K-9 Chase

    Polk County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Team Helps Locate Suicidal Teen

    Polk County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Team Helps Locate Suicidal Teen   At approximately 8:10 pm, on Thursday, December 18, 2014, Polk County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy Jacob Durrance observed a vehicle traveling north on Highway 98 in Lakeland come to a sudden stop in the middle of a busy intersection.  A woman jumped from the car and ran toward Deputy Durrance’s patrol car screaming for help.   Deputy Durrance then saw a young male get out of the back-seat of the vehicle and begin running east through an open field toward a residential area.  The woman told Deputy Durrance the…

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Fourth Positive Rabies Case Confirmed in Polk County

Dec 20, 2014

Fourth Positive Rabies Case Confirmed   The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Section confirmed on Friday, December 19, 2014, the fourth positive case of rabies in Polk County for 2014. On Thursday, December 18, 2014, a male victim living in the 14000 block of Highway 98 N, Lakeland, was attacked by a fox on his property.   The victim sustained injuries to his left leg.  The victim shot and killed the fox. Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control members responded impounded the fox which was then sent to the State Laboratory for rabies testing.  The fox was confirmed positive for…

Group Picture Shop With a Cop 2014

Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014

Dec 20, 2014

Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014   On two different occasions this month the Lake Wales Police Department employees and volunteers were blessed share Christmas with 55 children. The first Christmas event was on December 4, 2014 when police employees and volunteers delivered Christmas presents to seventeen children on behalf of incarcerated parents. The children from this event were selected through Angel Tree, a Prison Fellowship Ministry. With excitement, police department employees and volunteers began purchasing gifts, wrapping presents, and attaching messages of love to them. Once the presents were prepared the officers and volunteers drove from one house to…

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Real Estate For Sale In Lake Wales

Dec 20, 2014

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Pedestrian accident

Update: Pedestrian Critically Injured In Traffic Crash on Masterpiece Rd Dies

Pedestrian Critically Injured In Traffic Crash Dies     On Tuesday December 16, 2014 Officers from the Lake Wales Police Department investigated a traffic crash on Masterpiece Road near Mammoth Grove Road. Once there Officers learned a crash had occurred involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian.   The pedestrian, Johnny Leroy Emmons, 43 of Lake Wales, was walking along the right shoulder of the roadway pushing a bicycle. Emmons was wearing dark clothing and had no reflectors or lights on the bicycle.   Emmons was struck by a vehicle being driven by Harold Massey, 66 of Lake Wales. Emmons…

Group Picture Shop With a Cop 2014

Lake Wales Police Deparment : Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014

Cops and Kids at Christmas 2014   On two different occasions this month the Lake Wales Police Department employees and volunteers were blessed share Christmas with 55 children. The first Christmas event was on December 4, 2014 when police employees and volunteers delivered Christmas presents to seventeen children on behalf of incarcerated parents. The children from this event were selected through Angel Tree, a Prison Fellowship Ministry. With excitement, police department employees and volunteers began purchasing gifts, wrapping presents, and attaching messages of love to them. Once the presents were prepared the officers and volunteers drove from one house to…

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Real Estate For Sale In Lake Wales

Recently Foreclosed, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income 2 Bedroom 2 Bath 1560 Sq Ft located at: 2394 Bent Yoke Court, Lake Wales, FL 33989 $35,900 Visit www.roselandco.com\CTT or Drive by then call 800-292-1550.  

Pair of Lake Wales Men Conspired To Steal Toys

Lake Wales, Florida – On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, PCSO detectives arrested two suspects who worked together to steal children’s toys from a Lake Wales Walmart – one of the suspects, as seen in the attached video surveillance, faked a “heart attack” at the entrance while the other suspect walked out with a cart full of toys. According to their affidavits ,30-year-old Tarus Scott and 27-year-old Genard Dupree, both of Lake Wales, filled a shopping cart at the Walmart located at 2000 SR East in Lake Wales with expensive toys, including a motorized power wheel Barbie car, a Leap Frog tablet, and…