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. 
Deputies Locate Sam's Club Robbery Suspect, In Another Jail For Another CrimeA Polk County man is behind bars and facing robbery charges for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a Sam's Club in Brandon. At this time, Hickman was already in jail in Polk County for an incident that occurred within the Bartow Police Department's jurisdiction.
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.
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.
Convicted Sex Offender From Polk County Sentenced To 10 YearsConvicted sex offender sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.
Inmate-Visitor From Lakeland Sentenced For Introducing Heroin And Buprenorphine To PrisonInmate visitor sentenced for introducing heroin and buprenorphine to USP Lee.
Paramedic Arrested For Domestic Violence, Reveals Further Bizarre EventsPolk County paramedic arrested for domestic violence battery. During the interview with the victim, the detective was told about a separate incident, where she had passed out after drinking too much. When she awoke, she found an IV in her arm, and what appeared to be blood being drawn out.
Middle School Teacher Arrested For Performing Oral Sex On JuvenileShe and the boy walked away from the crowd together and she attempted to smoke marijuana, but was so drunk that she couldn't get it lit. At that point she began performing oral sex on the victim.