7 Arrested In Florida Retail Theft Ring, Costing Retailers Nearly $85kDetectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, working with other state and local officials have developed 8 suspects statewide during an investigation that started in August of 2019. The suspects are allegedly responsible for the theft and illegal re-sale of high-dollar items such as baby formula, diapers, and energy drinks, resulting in felony charges of grand theft and racketeering, among other crimes.
Former Correctional Officer Gets Life For Sexual Battery On Young GirlA former Florida correctional officer is sentenced to life in prison for years of sexual battery. His victim was 9 years old when the abuse began.
2020 Census: Officials Urge Residents To Respond SoonThe urgency for all residents to respond quickly recently increased with the U.S. Census Bureau’s announcement that it is ending the nationwide population count a month earlier than previously expected on Sept. 30, 2020.