Florida Man To Minor: 'Meet Me At Boat Ramp, I'll Have My Zipper Down & Have It Sticking Out'A Florida man with a criminal history and currently receiving disability and food stamps is behind bars for attempted sexual battery of who he believed to be a minor he met on Facebook Marketplace.
Third DUI: Florida Teacher Arrested For DUI, Causing Two-Vehicle CrashA Florida woman has been arrested for her third DUI in the State of Florida. This time, the DUI resulted in a traffic accident.
10 Arrested In Polk County For Stealing CARES Act MoneyThe Polk County Sheriff's Office says 10 people were arrested on Thursday for stealing up to $18,000 in CARES Act money.
Polk County Deputy Arrested For Threats Related To US Capitol ViolenceA member of the Polk County Sheriff's Office has been placed under arrest for threats made regarding the violence at the U.S. Capitol.
'They Took His Skull', 2 Florida Men Arrested After Authorities Find 5 Human Skulls In Their PossessionTwo Florida men are now behind bars after Polk County Sheriff, Grady Judd says the suspects allegedly broke into four graves at Edgewood Cemetery and stole human remains - three of which belong to military veterans.
Cleanup Continues In Aftermath Of Tornado That Ripped Through Tampa BayCleanup efforts continue in the aftermath of that tornado that ripped through multiple counties in Tampa Bay on Wednesday afternoon. CW44's Andrea Alvarez spoke with residents about what they went through during the frightening moments when the tornado touched down.
High School Teacher In Lakeland Arrested For Possession Of Child PornA Lakeland High School teacher that also serves as the soccer coach and church youth director has been arrested for possession of child pronography.
Suzette Penton Case: Driver Charged With First Degree MurderNew details are being released in a Polk County murder investigation involving four teens. Those teens are being charged after allegedly running over a woman following an ongoing dispute with her son. Police tell CW44 News At 10 the mother succumbed to her injuries Wednesday.
5 Kilos Of Meth Sold To Polk County Undercover Detectives, 3 ArrestsAn undercover operation Polk County results in three arrests, two of which are in the U.S. illegally. The investigation revealed Meth trafficking connections to Mexico, Colorado, Atlanta and Polk County.
Deputy-Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Frostproof, FloridaThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting in unincorporated Frostproof on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 after a failed attempt to de-escalate a man with a machete.
FL Carjack Suspect Sprayed With Gas, Held At Gunpoint, Finally ArrestedA convicted felon in Polk County allegedly attempted to carjack multiple vehicles after fleeing an auto accident in which he was involved.
UPDATE: Dead Body Found In Polk County, Victim IdentifiedThe Polk County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation in the city of Mulberry, Florida in the area of Canal Street and Church Avenue (Hwy 60 and Hwy 37).
Frostproof Woman Arrested: GoFundMe Scam Involving The Triple MurderBe wary of which GoFundMe you are donating to. One Polk County woman has been allegedly capitalizing off of the tragic Frostproof Triple Murder Massacre Of 3 Friends Fishing in July of 2020.
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.
UPDATE: Sheriff Grady Judd: "She Stopped Him Permanently."A Polk County woman shoots, kills boyfriend allegedly attempting to break into her home with a tire iron following a domestic dispute.