Two Suspected Shot By Deputies After Attempting To Run Over PCSO Deputies While Fleeing Law EnforcementThree PCSO deputies were forced to shoot at a vehicle that was fleeing from Bowling Green Police when the driver of the vehicle attempted to run them over while they were assisting with placing stop sticks and maintaining a perimeter along the route.
Orlando Man And His Girlfriend Arrested For Attempted MurderA Davenport man and woman were stabbed Monday morning, November 15, 2021 at their residence in the Thrive apartment complex, and detectives from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office were able to locate the suspect later that afternoon in Orange County.
Polk Sheriff's Charities Giving Away Free TurkeysPolk Sheriff's Charities, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit charitable organization, is sponsoring a free turkey giveaway Saturday, November 20, 2021, at three Polk County locations.
Woman Who Threatened PCSO Sergeant Had An Extensive Criminal HistoryThe woman who threatened a Polk County Sheriff's Office patrol sergeant, November 11, and who was shot and killed as she advanced at the sergeant with a shovel, was 24-year-old Jessiram Hweih Rivera of Winter Haven. Rivera had an extensive arrest criminal history, including violent felonies, and including a previous battery on a law enforcement officer.  
Winter Haven Man Arrested For Felony Petit TheftWinter Haven man charged by Polk County Sheriff's detectives with felony petit theft after his Polk County retail theft crime spree at different Lowes stores.
Lakeland Brothers Arrested For Multiple Car BurglariesA pair of brothers with extensive criminal histories were arrested by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, November 4, 2021 for burglarizing multiple vehicles in a north Lakeland neighborhood. A woman who is the girlfriend of one of the men was also arrested.
16 Registered Sexual Offenders And Predators During Halloween Initiative Were ArrestedThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit, along with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, conducted a Halloween sexual offender/predator compliance initiative during the month of October, 2021.
Former Polk County Deputy Arrested For Off-Duty DUIA deputy with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was arrested for driving while impaired Saturday evening, October 30, 2021, and is no longer employed by the agency—he resigned after he was arrested.
Man Illegally In The U.S. Arrested For Attempted First Degree Murder22-year-old Nelson Carpio Garcia, who is in the country illegally, was arrested by PCSO deputies on Saturday, October 30, 2021, and charged with attempted first degree murder after Garcia slashed a coworker with a box cutter then fled on foot in unincorporated Davenport. 
Guatemalen Man Illegally In The United States Arrested For Hit And Run That Killed A Five-Year-Old ChildOn Saturday, October 23, 2021 Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 32-year-old Ernesto Lopez Morales here illegally from Guatemala after a hit and run crash that a killed 5-year-old child. 
New Jersey Man Arrested In Polk County On A Warrant For Murder, Kidnapping, Carjacking, And Weapon ChargesOn Tuesday morning, October 19, 2021, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on a New Jersey warrant for murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and weapons charges.