3 Polk County Deputies Arrested During Evidence Tampering InvestigationThe Polk County Sheriff's Office have arrested three of their own. Authorities say a fair sum of cash was not returned to a woman arrested in December 2020.
22-Year-Old Career Criminal Carjacks Amazon Delivery Van In Polk CountyA Polk County man was arrested for carjacking an Amazon delivery van, later abandoning it on the side of the road. 
5 Kilos Of Meth Sold To Polk County Undercover Detectives, 3 ArrestsAn undercover operation Polk County results in three arrests, two of which are in the U.S. illegally. The investigation revealed Meth trafficking connections to Mexico, Colorado, Atlanta and Polk County.
Deputy-Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Frostproof, FloridaThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting in unincorporated Frostproof on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 after a failed attempt to de-escalate a man with a machete.
FL Carjack Suspect Sprayed With Gas, Held At Gunpoint, Finally ArrestedA convicted felon in Polk County allegedly attempted to carjack multiple vehicles after fleeing an auto accident in which he was involved.
Sheriff Grady Judd Turns Florida Woman's Foible Into Teachable MomentPolk County Sheriff Grady Judd took a few moments of his day, Friday to turn a Florida woman's foible into a teachable moment on Facebook to other would-be criminals.
UPDATE: Sheriff Grady Judd: "She Stopped Him Permanently."A Polk County woman shoots, kills boyfriend allegedly attempting to break into her home with a tire iron following a domestic dispute.
Sheriff Grady Judd: 'Sick Creeps Like This Are Out There'He told the detective that he and the 10-year-old girl were “kind of in a relationship, but not really.” He claimed that he didn’t want to send her the photos of his penis, but he did so, “to be nice.”