'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.
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.
5 Kilos Of Meth Sold To Polk County Undercover Detectives, 3 ArrestsAn undercover operation Polk County results in three arrests, two of which are in the U.S. illegally. The investigation revealed Meth trafficking connections to Mexico, Colorado, Atlanta and Polk County.
Deputy-Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Frostproof, FloridaThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting in unincorporated Frostproof on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 after a failed attempt to de-escalate a man with a machete.
FL Carjack Suspect Sprayed With Gas, Held At Gunpoint, Finally ArrestedA convicted felon in Polk County allegedly attempted to carjack multiple vehicles after fleeing an auto accident in which he was involved.
UPDATE: Dead Body Found In Polk County, Victim IdentifiedThe Polk County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation in the city of Mulberry, Florida in the area of Canal Street and Church Avenue (Hwy 60 and Hwy 37).
Frostproof Woman Arrested: GoFundMe Scam Involving The Triple MurderBe wary of which GoFundMe you are donating to. One Polk County woman has been allegedly capitalizing off of the tragic Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends Fishing in July of 2020.
Sheriff Grady Judd Turns Florida Woman's Foible Into Teachable MomentPolk County Sheriff Grady Judd took a few moments of his day, Friday to turn a Florida woman's foible into a teachable moment on Facebook to other would-be criminals.
UPDATE: Sheriff Grady Judd: "She Stopped Him Permanently."A Polk County woman shoots, kills boyfriend allegedly attempting to break into her home with a tire iron following a domestic dispute.
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.
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.