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.
Haines City Man Arrested For Commercial DumpingThe Environmental Unit of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Haines City man on Monday, July 19, 2021, on two counts of Felony Commercial Dumping (F3).
Suspect Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run In LakelandThe suspect responsible for killing a teenaged girl and injuring another after hitting them with his truck and fleeing the scene in Lakeland on July 4, 2021, has been arresred by detectives.
Polk County Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting And SuicideThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted murder at the Y’all Come Back Saloon (3230 SR 60 East) in unincorporated Lake Wales that occurred on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The shooter fatally shot himself.
Woman Arrested For Aggravated Manslaughter Following The Death Of A Two-Month-Old InfantThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested Judith Torres-Garcia, 31, of Fort Meade for Aggravated Manslaughter and other charges following the death of a 2-month-old male infant. Also arrested in the residence for drug related charges was Hipolito Juarez, 32, of Fort Meade on July 8.
Two Juveniles Have Been Arrested For Stealing Three Cars And Burglarizing 13 Other VehiclesThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested 16-year-old Victor Antonetty and 17-year-old Geovanni Luis Vizcaino, both from Orlando, after they stole three vehicles and burglarized multiple other vehicles in the Loma Del Sol subdivision in unincorporated Davenport on July 1, 2021. All but one of the vehicles were unlocked.
Florida Man Arrested For Possessing Over 600 Images and Videos Containing Child PornographyA Winter Haven man has been arrested by Polk County Sheriff's Office Computer Crimes detectives for possessing over 600 images and videos containing child pornography.
Man Arrested For Drug Trafficking And Other FeloniesMan arrested for drug trafficking and other felonies following a traffic stop on Sunday, June 27.
Five Teens Arrested For Stealing A Handgun In DavenportFive teenaged suspects from St. Petersburg have been apprehended by the Polk County Sheriff's Office minutes after stealing a Glock 9mm handgun from a vehicle in Davenport on Friday, June 25.
Bartow Woman Arrested For Animal CrueltyBartow woman arrested and charged with two counts felony animal cruelty and one count misdemeanor animal cruelty after an investigation into severe neglect of dogs at her home.
Nine Arrested After A Drug Trafficking InvestigationThe Polk County Sheriff's Office has arrested nine people for drug trafficking and various other charges, after a suspicious package was discovered at a shipping facility on Wednesday, June 23.
Lakeland Man Arrested For Aggravated AssaultThe Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
California Man Arrested For Luring Polk County Child OnlineA California man was arrested for four counts of transmitting harmful material to a minor and eight counts of using a computer to lure a child.
Suspect Arrested In Murder In Unincorporated BartowThe Polk County Sheriff's Office is conducting a homicide investigation after deputies responded to a man being shot on Friday Morning, June 11.