A Lakeland woman was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Winter Haven church.
HAINES CITY – Corey Crosthwaite, a youth pastor for Still Water Christian Life Center, recently invited Haines City Police Chief James R. Elensky to send some of his officers to the church to speak to his youth group, giving the youth and parents the opportunity to ask questions in the after…
According to officials from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a Winter Haven man stabbed his mother at her home Wednesday morning, June 10, then shot at three Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies, forcing the deputies to return fire.
POLK COUNTY — On Wednesday, May 27, a Bartow woman was arrested for murder in the death of a 4-month-old infant.
WINTER HAVEN — Winter Haven Firefighters responded Wednesday evening to a call received regarding a two-story structure on Avenue A NE that was on fire.
Winter Haven Police detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred on May 7, 2020, at approximately 12:45 a.m. in the parking area of Abbey Lane Apartments, located at 100 Evergreen Place in Winter Haven.
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WINTER HAVEN – According to Public Safety Director Charlie Bird, seven Winter Haven Fire Department first responders had some potential exposure to COVID-19 and have been ordered into self-isolation.
HAINES CITY — The Haines City Police Department announced March 26 that a third accuser has come forward and Joshua Ayers, who was arrested in late-February for sexually battering two young girls, is facing nine additional charges for being in possession of sexually-suggestive photos.
On Wednesday, March 25, undercover narcotics detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 114 Harbor Drive, in Winter Haven, in response to complaints and information that illegal narcotics were possibly being sold from the home.
A release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office on March 24 announced the arrests of two Polk residents for stealing more than $600 worth of merchandise from a Walmart in Mulberry.
Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the Poinciana area of Kissimmee, in unincorporated Polk County, the morning of March 19 and learned that a man there had shot and killed his live-in girlfriend and then refused to exit the home.
Undercover detectives from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and partnering agencies conducted a seven-day undercover operation, from March 16, during which detectives posed as girls and boys online — on social media platforms and online dating sites — to investigate those who prey upon and t…
The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that occurred on Feb. 16 in the Poinciana area, within unincorporated Polk County, which led to a SWAT callout and a deputy-involved shooting that occured Feb. 17.
Detectives from Polk County Sheriff’s Office’s Identity Theft Strike Force arrested a Winter Haven woman last week on Thursday, Feb. 13, after an investigation concluded that she had stolen or misappropriated approximately $1.6 million.
On January 15, 2020, PCSO detectives arrested 35-year-old Neidy Mendez-Gudine, of Davenport, for one count aggravated child abuse and one count manslaughter in the death of a 13-month-old baby.
A Winter Haven man was shot Saturday, January 11, at around 9:33 p.m. after two motorists got into a confrontation on Lake Ned Road in Winter Haven.
POLK COUNTY —A national investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, one which culminated with arrests and drug seizures on Thanksgiving Day, has taken 139 pounds of methamphetamine and 10 pounds of heroin off the streets.