Detectives Are Investigating A HomicidePolk County Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the murder of 21-year-old Tyrell Bell of Kissimmee.
Kissimmee Man Arrested For Second Degree MurderOn Thursday, September 9, 2021, PCSO detectives arrested 31-year-old Frankie Alvarado of Kissimmee for Second Degree Murder (F1) and other charges resulting from a stabbing that occurred at a residence in Poinciana Wednesday evening, September 8th.
Middle School Student Charged For Falsely Reporting A Gun At SchoolA 6th-grade student at Frostproof Middle-Senior High School in Frostproof has been criminally charged after falsely reporting that he saw another student with a gun, which caused the school to go into heightened-security status and prompted a thorough search of the grounds by numerous deputies.
Fatal Crash Resulting In One Killed And One ArrestedDeputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal vehicle crash at around 6:00 p.m. Monday evening, September 6, 2021, at the intersection of SR 60 and Old Connersville Road in unincorporated Bartow.
Investigators Sift Through Evidence In Polk County Shooting of 4Investigators continued to sift through evidence in the garage of that home where the quadruple homicide happened and could be seen moving around the crime scene all afternoon.
Shooting At Lake Blue Park Leaves One DeceasedOn Thursday, August 26, 2021, PCSO detectives responded to a shooting at Lake Blue Park in unincorporated Winter Haven where two people were shot; one deceased.
Florida Man Arrested For Shooting A Family MemberOn Thursday, August 26, 2021, at approximately 6:44 p.m., Polk County Deputies and Polk County Fire Rescue responded to a reported shooting at a residence in Bradley, south of Mulberry.
Winter Haven Man Arrested For Damaging Property And Ramming PCSO Patrol CarsOn Sunday, August 22, 2021, PCSO detectives arrested 57-year-old Joseph O’Connor of Winter Haven following a neighborhood disturbance that lead to two deputies’ patrol cars being rammed.
Orlando Woman Arrested During A Massage Parlor InvestigationOn Tuesday, August 17, 2021, undercover detectives from the Polk County Sheriff's Office Vice Unit conducted an on-going operation focused on identifying possible human trafficking victims and possible illegal conduct in a massage parlor.
Hialeah Man Arrested For Traveling To Polk County To Have Sex With A 15-Year-Old GirlHialeah man arrested by Polk County Sheriff's Office Special Vicitms Unit for traveling to Polk County in order to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.
Polk County Woman Arrested For Allegedly Towing Vehicles IllegallyNew details are being released in an investigation after Polk County law enforcement says a Mulberry business was illegally towing vehicles.
Polk County Sheriff's Office Searching For Suspect In MurderAn Auburndale woman was found dead in her home on Monday morning, July 26, 2021, just after 9:00 AM, and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking her boyfriend of more than 20-years for her murder.
Polk County Has It's Second Rabies Case Of The YearA fox that was being aggressive and trying to attack six barn cats, four horses, and two cows at a Polk City property has been confirmed to have been infected with rabies.
Sales Clerk Arrested For Illegal Alcohol SaleOn Thursday, July 22, 2021, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office checked fifteen convenience stores in the Lakeland and Mulberry areas, as part of the Operation: Pop-Top effort. They were making sure stores were abiding State law by not selling alcohol to anyone under 21-years of age. Of those fifteen stores, one was not in compliance and the store clerk who made the illegal sale was arrested.
Undercover Investigation Of Illegal Drug Trafficking Arrests 29 In The Lake Wales AreaFollowing a 16-month undercover investigation, Polk County Sheriff’s Office undercover Narcotics detectives and the HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force made 29 arrests in the Lake Wales area and obtained three arrest warrants related to the trafficking, sale, and possession of illegal narcotics.