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.
2 Bay Area Districts Receive Financial Awards To Improve School SafetyThe state of Florida recently announced funding of School Violence Prevention Program across multiple counties in Florida. Two Tampa Bay area counties made that list.
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.
Florida Man Caught With Live Grenade During Traffic StopA traffic stop in DeSoto County led to sheriff's deputies to a cache of weapons, a rifle and an M67 grenade.