Man Known As “The Monkey Whisperer” Sentenced For Trafficking Protected PrimatesJimmy Wayne Hammonds, aka “the Monkey Whisperer” (58, Parrish), has been sentenced to five years’ probation, to include eight months home confinement, for one count of conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act and three counts of violating the Endangered Species Act.
Three Teens Arrested For Armed Burglary In Polk CountyOn Thursday, June 9, Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested three juveniles for armed burglary after they broke into two vehicles and stole two firearms in Lakeland. The three teens were on juvenile probation at the time of their arrest.
Sheriff Grady Judd Turns Florida Woman's Foible Into Teachable MomentPolk County Sheriff Grady Judd took a few moments of his day, Friday to turn a Florida woman's foible into a teachable moment on Facebook to other would-be criminals.
Frederick County Man Thomas Mackey Gets Probation For Abusing Guinea PigA Frederick County man will have to undergo mental health treatment and can't own animals during his three-year probation sentence for an aggravated animal cruelty case.