California Man Arrested For Luring Polk County Child OnlineA California man was arrested  for four counts of transmitting harmful material to a minor and eight counts of using a computer to lure a child.
Suspect Arrested In Murder In Unincorporated BartowThe Polk County Sheriff's Office is conducting a homicide investigation after deputies responded to a man being shot on Friday Morning, June 11. 
Clearwater Woman Arrested For DUIClearwater woman arrested for DUI after responding to a call on Friday, June 11. 
Monday Night Shooting Leaves One DeadA shooting at the Gordon Heights Park near Bartow left one teen dead on Monday, June 7. 
Two Men Killed In Single-Vehicle CrashTwo men were killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday, May 18, around 7:44 p.m. on State Road 60 near Lake Wales. 
School Guidance Counselor Arrested For Driving Under The InfluenceA Loughman Oaks elementary school guidance counselor was arrested Wednesday, May 12 around 8:30 p.m. for driving under the influence. 
Florida Man Arrested At Lake Fannie Boat Ramp, Propositioning Undercover Officer To Engage In Lewd Sexual ActsTwo Florida Men were are behind bars after propositioning undercover detectives for lewd sexual acts at two different public parks. One of the men arrested is a registered sex offender. 
Florida Softball Game Ends In Gunfire, Police Offer Reward For InformationA softball game in Winter Haven ends in gunshots and leaves police searching for more information. 
$54M Worth Of Drugs Seized In Polk, Largest Bust In County HistorySheriff Grady Judd says the operation resulted in the largest methamphetamine seizure in Polk County history.
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.