3 Polk County Deputies Arrested During Evidence Tampering InvestigationThe Polk County Sheriff's Office have arrested three of their own. Authorities say a fair sum of cash was not returned to a woman arrested in December 2020.
Double Fatal Collision Winter Haven Closes US Hwy 27 Southbound Wednesday MorningOne southbound lane of US Highway 27 in Polk County is now open following the double fatal traffic crash Wednesday morning.
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.
22-Year-Old Career Criminal Carjacks Amazon Delivery Van In Polk CountyA Polk County man was arrested for carjacking an Amazon delivery van, later abandoning it on the side of the road.
Third DUI: Florida Teacher Arrested For DUI, Causing Two-Vehicle CrashA Florida woman has been arrested for her third DUI in the State of Florida. This time, the DUI resulted in a traffic accident.
Polk County Skips State-Run Covid Vaccination Registration Site, For NowThe DOH in Polk County says for now, they will remain with their current COVID-19 vaccination enrollment system and forgo the the state-run system.
10 Arrested In Polk County For Stealing CARES Act MoneyThe Polk County Sheriff's Office says 10 people were arrested on Thursday for stealing up to $18,000 in CARES Act money.
Polk County Deputy Arrested For Threats Related To US Capitol ViolenceA member of the Polk County Sheriff's Office has been placed under arrest for threats made regarding the violence at the U.S. Capitol.
COVID-19 Vaccine Website Now Taking Reservations In Polk CountyPolk County officials announced Thursday that their COVID-19 Vaccine portal is open and taking reservations for those that are 65 and older.
'They Took His Skull', 2 Florida Men Arrested After Authorities Find 5 Human Skulls In Their PossessionTwo Florida men are now behind bars after Polk County Sheriff, Grady Judd says the suspects allegedly broke into four graves at Edgewood Cemetery and stole human remains - three of which belong to military veterans.
7 Arrested In Florida Retail Theft Ring, Costing Retailers Nearly $85kDetectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, working with other state and local officials have developed 8 suspects statewide during an investigation that started in August of 2019. The suspects are allegedly responsible for the theft and illegal re-sale of high-dollar items such as baby formula, diapers, and energy drinks, resulting in felony charges of grand theft and racketeering, among other crimes.
Cleanup Continues In Aftermath Of Tornado That Ripped Through Tampa BayCleanup efforts continue in the aftermath of that tornado that ripped through multiple counties in Tampa Bay on Wednesday afternoon. CW44's Andrea Alvarez spoke with residents about what they went through during the frightening moments when the tornado touched down.
High School Teacher In Lakeland Arrested For Possession Of Child PornA Lakeland High School teacher that also serves as the soccer coach and church youth director has been arrested for possession of child pronography.
Suzette Penton Case: Driver Charged With First Degree MurderNew details are being released in a Polk County murder investigation involving four teens. Those teens are being charged after allegedly running over a woman following an ongoing dispute with her son. Police tell CW44 News At 10 the mother succumbed to her injuries Wednesday.
A Deadly Weekend Across Tampa Bay Leaves Law Enforcement On The HuntIn a deadly weekend across the Tampa Bay area, law enforcement officers are asking citizens to come forward with leads as they investigate multiple shootings over the weekend.