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.
2 Florida Teens Arrested For Committing Burglaries In Stolen CarPolk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two prolific criminals, 17 year-old Timiyus Massey and 19 year-old Tahj Lee Scott of Orlando, Florida for multiple car burglaries in Lake Wales.
2020 Census: Officials Urge Residents To Respond SoonThe urgency for all residents to respond quickly recently increased with the U.S. Census Bureau’s announcement that it is ending the nationwide population count a month earlier than previously expected on Sept. 30, 2020.
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. 
Ft. Meade Man Arrested For 70 Counts Of Possession Of Child PornDuring the investigation, detectives seized a cell phone belonging to DeVane. There they located 70 images/videos depicting child pornography, with victims between the ages of 2 and 12 years-old being sexually abused.
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. 
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.