Suspect Arrested For Attempted MurderA 32-year-old North Florida man was arrested and faces charges, including for attempted murder, after critically stabbing an elderly man and fleeing in the victim's vehicle on Friday afternoon.
Polk County School Cafeteria Worker Arrested for Murdering BoyfriendA Polk County School cafeteria worker was arrested on Friday, September 24, after stabbing her boyfriend to death late Thursday night.
Haines City Woman, Orlando Man, And Two Juveniles Charged After 3-Year-Old Suffered A Gunshot WoundA 38-year-old Haines City woman, a 20-year-old Orlando man and two juveniles were criminally charged after a 3-year-old child suffered a gunshot wound. There were also nine dogs at the location that were not being properly cared for.
Florida Man Sentenced For Multiple Drug Trafficking OffensesTaree Lamott Armstrong, 30, of Haines City, Florida, has been sentenced to twelve years in federal prison after pleading guilty to multiple drug-trafficking offenses. Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence
Polk County To Shutter COVID-19 Vaccination PortalPolk County will soon shutter their COVID-19 vaccination scheduling portal.
UPDATE: Florida Woman Crashes Into Garbage Truck, Injuring Child Passenger, Blames Truck DriverHaines City Police are searching for a Florida woman who faces multiple charges after she purposefully drove head-on into a garbage truck, causing her unrestrained child passenger to be injured on Monday morning.
Polk County Woman Arrested For DUI ManslaughterMayberry was the driver of a single vehicle crash that occurred on April 25, 2020, which killed her passenger, 57-year-old Michael Browning, also of Haines City.
Polk Cty. Child Porn Bust: 16 Men Arrested, 1,409 FeloniesSheriff Grady Judd: “These images are not just pictures of children without clothes. These videos and photographs are horrific images of children being forced to..." Among those arrested, one worked at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom.