Two High-Volume Drug Traffickers And Three Others ArrestedOn Tuesday, November 23, 2021, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force (HIDTA) arrested five people during a drug trafficking investigation that began in late October.
Local Organization Feeds Those In Need For ThanksgivingMetropolitan Ministries says they are serving more meals to people than ever before.
Local Expert Gives COVID-19 Safety Tips For ThanksgivingDr. Thomas Unnasch, a public health professor at the University of South Florida, says “You really need to consider your own situation.”
Tampa International Airport Seeing Record TravelersTampa International Airport is seeing a record number of flyers compared to 2019 and 2020!
Man Arrested After Fleeing From Deputies In A Stolen VehicleAt around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, PCSO deputies located a stolen vehicle at the Shell gas station (2225 Combee Road S) in unincorporated Lakeland. The vehicle was a silver 2009 Ford F150 reported stolen from Okeechobee County.
Six Arrested In Undercover Child Predator OperationAn undercover operation conducted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of six men for online solicitation of a minor. The investigation ran from November 18-20, 2021. Investigators targeted suspects who use the internet and social media to prey on adolescent children. 
Sarasota Man Arrested For Possession And Transmission Of Child Sexual Abuse MaterialMan Arrested by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office for possession and transmission of child sexual abuse material.
Venice Man Arrested For Possession Of Child Sexual Abuse MaterialVenica man arrested Monday by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office for possession of child sexual abuse material. 
Florida Woman Guilty To Producing And Distributing Sexually Explicit Photos Of A ChildAshley Renea Hilligoss (37, Citrus Springs) has pleaded guilty to producing photos depicting a minor child being sexually abused. She faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison and a potential life term of supervised release. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
CDC Recommends Covid-19 Boosters For All AdultsUS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky endorsed the use of Covid-19 vaccine boosters Friday for all adults.
Two Suspected Shot By Deputies After Attempting To Run Over PCSO Deputies While Fleeing Law EnforcementThree PCSO deputies were forced to shoot at a vehicle that was fleeing from Bowling Green Police when the driver of the vehicle attempted to run them over while they were assisting with placing stop sticks and maintaining a perimeter along the route.