Shooting At Lake Blue Park Leaves One DeceasedOn Thursday, August 26, 2021, PCSO detectives responded to a shooting at Lake Blue Park in unincorporated Winter Haven where two people were shot; one deceased.
Florida Man Arrested For Shooting A Family MemberOn Thursday, August 26, 2021, at approximately 6:44 p.m., Polk County Deputies and Polk County Fire Rescue responded to a reported shooting at a residence in Bradley, south of Mulberry.
Winter Haven Man Arrested For Damaging Property And Ramming PCSO Patrol CarsOn Sunday, August 22, 2021, PCSO detectives arrested 57-year-old Joseph O’Connor of Winter Haven following a neighborhood disturbance that lead to two deputies’ patrol cars being rammed.
Orlando Woman Arrested During A Massage Parlor InvestigationOn Tuesday, August 17, 2021, undercover detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's Office Vice Unit conducted an on-going operation focused on identifying possible human trafficking victims and possible illegal conduct in a massage parlor.
Hialeah Man Arrested For Traveling To Polk County To Have Sex With A 15-Year-Old GirlHialeah man arrested by Polk County Sheriff's Office Special Vicitms Unit for traveling to Polk County in order to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.
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.
Polk County Sheriff's Office Searching For Suspect In MurderAn Auburndale woman was found dead in her home on Monday morning, July 26, 2021, just after 9:00 AM, and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking her boyfriend of more than 20-years for her murder.
Polk County Has It's Second Rabies Case Of The YearA fox that was being aggressive and trying to attack six barn cats, four horses, and two cows at a Polk City property has been confirmed to have been infected with rabies.
Sales Clerk Arrested For Illegal Alcohol SaleOn Thursday, July 22, 2021, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office checked fifteen convenience stores in the Lakeland and Mulberry areas, as part of the Operation: Pop-Top effort. They were making sure stores were abiding State law by not selling alcohol to anyone under 21-years of age. Of those fifteen stores, one was not in compliance and the store clerk who made the illegal sale was arrested.
Undercover Investigation Of Illegal Drug Trafficking Arrests 29 In The Lake Wales AreaFollowing a 16-month undercover investigation, Polk County Sheriff’s Office undercover Narcotics detectives and the HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force made 29 arrests in the Lake Wales area and obtained three arrest warrants related to the trafficking, sale, and possession of illegal narcotics.
Haines City Man Arrested For Commercial DumpingThe Environmental Unit of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Haines City man on Monday, July 19, 2021, on two counts of Felony Commercial Dumping (F3).
Suspect Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run In LakelandThe suspect responsible for killing a teenaged girl and injuring another after hitting them with his truck and fleeing the scene in Lakeland on July 4, 2021, has been arresred by detectives.
Polk County Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting And SuicideThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted murder at the Y’all Come Back Saloon (3230 SR 60 East) in unincorporated Lake Wales that occurred on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The shooter fatally shot himself.
Woman Arrested For Aggravated Manslaughter Following The Death Of A Two-Month-Old InfantThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested Judith Torres-Garcia, 31, of Fort Meade for Aggravated Manslaughter and other charges following the death of a 2-month-old male infant. Also arrested in the residence for drug related charges was Hipolito Juarez, 32, of Fort Meade on July 8.
Woman Killed In A Two-Vehicle Crash, The Other Driver Arrested For DUI ManslaughterA Haines City woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Poinciana, and the driver of the other vehicle was arrested by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office for DUI Manslaughter and other charges.