Woman Who Threatened PCSO Sergeant Had An Extensive Criminal HistoryThe woman who threatened a Polk County Sheriff's Office patrol sergeant, November 11, and who was shot and killed as she advanced at the sergeant with a shovel, was 24-year-old Jessiram Hweih Rivera of Winter Haven. Rivera had an extensive arrest criminal history, including violent felonies, and including a previous battery on a law enforcement officer.
St. Pete Man Arrested For Lewd & Lascivious Battery On 13-Year-Old GirlA St. Petersburg man was arrested early this morning for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a 13-year-old victim on two separate occasions.
Frostproof Woman Arrested: GoFundMe Scam Involving The Triple MurderBe wary of which GoFundMe you are donating to. One Polk County woman has been allegedly capitalizing off of the tragic Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends Fishing in July of 2020.
Palm Harbor Man Arrested For Shooting His Brother Following An ArgumentDetectives with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Crystal Beach man for attempted murder. The victim is the suspect's brother.
Zephyrhills Man Gets 150 Years For Sexually Exploiting 3 Young ChildrenA Tampa Bay area man was sentenced Thursday to 150 years in federal prison for sexually exploiting young children.
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.
UPDATE: Officer Shoots, Kills Man That Was Choking HerDetectives assigned to the Use of Deadly Force Task Force are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the City of St. Petersburg.
Frostproof: 4 Arrests Made At Compound Where Triple-Homicide Suspects ResideFour arrests were made at the Frostproof "compound" described in Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd's press conferences regarding the triple homicide massacre of the three friends fishing that occurred on July 17, 2020. It is the same legal residence of all three suspects in the massacre.
Arrest: Board of County Commissioner Candidate, Martin GrenfellOn July 29, 2020, PCSO detectives arrested 56 year-old Martin William Grenfell, candidate for the office of Polk County Commissioner, District 1.
Arrests Made In Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends FishingARRESTS MADE: Three young men in Frostproof, Florida were brutally beaten and shot to death while night-fishing near Lake Streety Rd. on Friday, July 17th, 2020. The Polk County Sheriff's Department is not releasing a lot of information as the investigation is ongoing.
UPDATE: Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends FishingThree young men in Frostproof, Florida were brutally beaten and shot to death while night-fishing near Lake Streety Rd. on Friday, July 17th, 2020. The Polk County Sheriff's Department is not releasing a lot of information as the investigation is ongoing.
Armed & Dangerous: 2 Polk County Men Wanted For Murder & RobberySedrick Myers, 20, and Cory Bowland, Jr, 18, both of Lake Hamilton, are wanted for 1st Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, and Tampering with Evidence. Myers and Bowland are our #WarrantOfTheDay.
UPDATE: 3 Friends Massacred While Fishing, Sheriff Grady Judd Requesting InformationThree young men in Frostproof, Florida were brutally beaten and shot to death while night-fishing near Lake Streety Rd. on Friday, July 17th, 2020. The Polk County Sheriff's Department is not releasing a lot of information as the investigation is ongoing.
Polk Cty. Man Arrested For Possessing Sexually Abusive Child PornographyOn July 16, 2020, detectives executed a search warrant at the unit where they found two young children and their mother living with Jones. There were 60 files, video and images, depicting child pornography, some victims as young as 2-3 months-old being sexually abused.
No Contest: Grady Judd Will Be Polk County Sheriff 4 More YearsIn an open letter Friday, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd humbly declared he will remain sheriff for another 4 years due to a lack of qualified contestants for the title.