New Jersey Man Arrested In Polk County On A Warrant For Murder, Kidnapping, Carjacking, And Weapon ChargesOn Tuesday morning, October 19, 2021, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on a New Jersey warrant for murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and weapons charges.
Teen Arrested For Making School ThreatsA Henderson Hammock Charter School student is facing charges after making threats to harm students and staff.
Hillsborough County Sheriff Says 125 Arrested During "Operation Round-Up"The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office conducted a 20-day operation combatting human trafficking resulted in 125 arrests, and the rescue of 5 individuals believed to be victims of human trafficking.
13 Workers Arrested For Workers’ Compensation Fraud And Unlicensed Contractor OperationOn October 12,13 and 14, 2021, The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Investigative and Forensic Services with the Florida Department of Financial Services, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Manatee County Code Enforcement, and the National Insurance Crime Bureau conducted a joint Workers’ Compensation Fraud/ Unlicensed Contractor operation
Man Arrested In Connection To A HomicideSt. Petersburg Police Detectives have arrested Tyron Byron Jackasal for the shooting death of Emily Grot on April 4, 2021.
Three Teenagers Arrested After A Rash Of Car Burglaries In LakelandOn October 1, 2021, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three teenaged brothers: 14-year-old Adarius Valdez of Wauchula, 15-year-old Hasachi Thompson of Bartow and 18-year-old Malachi Thompson of Bartow for multiple car burglaries in unincorporated Lakeland where three firearms and multiple other items were stolen. Adarius and Malachi are prolific juvenile offenders, and at the time of the burglaries, they were on probation - Malachi for Vehicle Burglary and Adarius for Grand Theft.
Sarasota Man Arrested For Possession Of Child Sexual Abuse MaterialThe Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a Sarasota man on 50 counts of Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material.
Man Arrested For Posing As A Teenager To Obtain Nude Photos Of A 14-Year-Old GirlThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 47-year old man after an investigation showed that he had been posing as a 17-year old boy while soliciting nude photos of a local 14-year old girl
16 Arrested During "Operation Guardians Of Innocence VII" Child Pornography InvestigationOn Friday, September 24, 2021, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office concluded a month-long undercover investigation to identify suspects who possess and share child pornography. The operation, called “Operation Guardians of Innocence VII,” was carried out by undercover detectives from PCSO’s Computer Crimes Unit and resulted in the arrests of 16 people.
Time Of Wonder Daycare Worker Arrested For Child AbuseTime of Wonder Daycare worker is facing charges after hitting and dropping a one-year-old causing serious injuries.
Two Arrested On Charges Of Armed Robbery And First Degree MurderDetectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit have arrested 35-year-old cousins Ray Oliver and Corinthian Thompson on charges of Armed Robbery and First Degree Murder.
Fifteen High School Students And One Teacher In Polk County Arrested After ProtestOne teacher and 15 students in Polk County are facing multiple charges after a protest broke out at Kathleen Senior High School Monday morning.
Kissimmee Man Arrested For Second Degree MurderOn Thursday, September 9, 2021, PCSO detectives arrested 31-year-old Frankie Alvarado of Kissimmee for Second Degree Murder (F1) and other charges resulting from a stabbing that occurred at a residence in Poinciana Wednesday evening, September 8th.
Sarasota Man Arrested For Impersonating Law EnforcementThe Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Sarasota man after he attempted to conduct a traffic stop using his personal vehicle equipped with strobe lights and a siren.
Florida Man Indicted For Participation In Nationwide Child Exploitation EnterpriseMichael J. McClure, 43, of DeFuniak Springs, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal offenses related to his activity on Kik Messenger, a mobile device application, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.