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.
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.
Crook Gets Away With $15k Of Antique Rings In St. PeteThe St. Petersburg Police need help identifying a brazen thief caught on camera stealing $15,000 worth of rings.
Florida Teen Admits To Stealing ATV & Joyriding Through Strawberry CropA teen boy in Dover, Florida has admitted to joyriding through a strawberry crop with stolen vehicles causing thousands of dollars in damage. Police say this isn't his first arrest.
2 Florida Teens Arrested For Committing Burglaries In Stolen CarPolk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two prolific criminals, 17 year-old Timiyus Massey and 19 year-old Tahj Lee Scott of Orlando, Florida for multiple car burglaries in Lake Wales.
Florida Man Commits Identity Fraud To Obtain Legal Drivers License, JobYesterday, U.S. District Judge William Jung sentenced Allan Ferrari (64, Tampa) to two years in federal prison for aggravated identity theft related to passport fraud.
Elder Exploitation Discovered At Sarasota Assisted Living Facility, Arrest MadeSarasota authorities are searching for other possible victims of elder exploitation at an assisted living facility in Sarasota following reports of three confirmed elderly victims.
ARREST: Church Employee Suspected Of Stealing Over $750K From Church AccountsIn 2008, Bradley was hired as the finance secretary by Calvary Baptist Church (CBC) located at 2101 Overlook Drive SE in Winter Haven. In late 2019, the head deacon requested copies of the church bank statements based on a digital image seen by church staff that showed an active $225,000 line of credit, connected to another bank account that did not belong to CBC.
Florida Man, Wife Arrested For Stealing From Youth Baseball LeagueSheriff Grady Judd: "It boggles my mind that people like this steal money from children. It's shameful." Mulberry husband and wife arrested for stealing from Mulberry Dixie Youth Baseball League.