'We Will Invade Tampa!': What You Need To Know for Gasparilla 2022Grab your beads and your pirate uniforms because Gasparilla season is back this year. Tampa city officials joined first repsonders to discuss plans and everything you need to know.
Hundreds of Sexual Abuse Investigations Trace to Social MediaAfter hundreds of sexual abuse cases against children were investigated, police are fighting back against cybercriminals.
Over 100 People Arrested For Human Trafficking In Polk County102 people are now behind bars in Polk County, after a 6-day undercover investigation revealed human trafficking offenders.
Polk County Sees Spike In MurdersSheriff Judd says in 2020, Polk County had 26 murders, and this year so far, there are 28.
Sheriff Judd: 'He's Evil In The Flesh. He Was A Rabid Animal'Investigators continued to sift through evidence in the garage of that home where the quadruple homicide happened and could be seen moving around the crime scene all afternoon.
Polk County Woman Arrested For Allegedly Towing Vehicles IllegallyNew details are being released in an investigation after Polk County law enforcement says a Mulberry business was illegally towing vehicles.
Florida Man To Minor: 'Meet Me At Boat Ramp, I'll Have My Zipper Down & Have It Sticking Out'A Florida man with a criminal history and currently receiving disability and food stamps is behind bars for attempted sexual battery of who he believed to be a minor he met on Facebook Marketplace.
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.
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.
Fatal Hit & Run Of Pedestrian Being Investigated In Polk CountyThe Traffic Homicide Unit of the Polk County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal hit and run of a pedestrian which occurred in the early morning hours Saturday, August 15, 2020 on US 17 and the intersection of Hammock Lake Drive in Fort Meade, Florida.
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.