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 8/18/2016
SW Polk/City of Fort Meade areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeThefts of property from vehicles, residents & structures...
Due to the recent increase of burglaries to unlocked vehicles, homes and structures in the City of Fort Meade; the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking ALL residents to be sure to lock your vehicles doors and windows at all times; remove valuables from within as thieves have been targeting items left in unlocked vehicles.  Also, be proactive by routinely locking your home, shed and other structures. Please be on the lookout for any suspicious activity within your neighborhood and call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 for a deputy to respond.  If you would like to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-226-8477 and you may be eligible for a cash reward.  Working together we can prevent crime from occurring in our community.
 8/16/2016
Southwest Polk\Lakeland area of Pavers Road & Ridgeway LaneUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates to wooded area...
TRANSIENT Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that this sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The transient predator’s name is: PEDRO HEIST, a 44-year old White Male; standing 5-feet 9-inches tall, weighing approximately 170-lbs., with black hair/brown eyes and date of birth: May 26, 1972.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at Pavers Road & Ridgeway Lane in Lakeland FL 33801.  Heist is currently being supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections. You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this transient sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 8/9/2016
Northeast Polk/Haines City area surrounding Lake Hatchineha Resort & RV Park Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeIncrease in Vehicle Burglaries - Lock it or Lose it!
Due to the recent increase of burglaries to unlocked vehicles in the Haines City area surrounding Lake Hatchineha Resort & RV Park on Bass Street/Perch Street/Lakeview Drive/Bream Street/Turtle Lane; the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking ALL residents to be sure to lock your vehicles’ doors and windows at all times; remove valuables from within as thieves have been targeting items left in unlocked vehicles.   Be on the lookout for any suspicious activity within your neighborhoods and call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 for a deputy to respond; or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-226-8477 and remain anonymous.  Working together we can prevent crime from occurring in our community.
 7/12/2016
SW-Polk/Lakeland wooded area at Pavers Road & Ridgeway LaneUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates off of Maine Ave-Lakeland 33801...
TRANSIENT Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: WILLIAM J. BRANSON, 22-year old White Male; standing 5-feet 8-inches tall, weighing approximately 158-lbs., with red hair/hazel eyes and date of birth: March 10, 1994.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence off of Maine Avenue in a wooded area at Pavers Road & Ridgeway Lane in Lakeland FL 33801.  He is currently being supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections. You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 7/12/2016
CE-Polk/Winter Haven area of 2801 Avenue 'S' NWUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates in Winter Haven 33881...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding area. The predator’s name is: JOSE Sanchez MARTINEZ, a 52-year old Hispanic/Male, standing 5-feet/6-inches tall, weighing approx. 180 pounds with black hair/brown eyes.  He has established residency at 2801 Avenue 'S' NW, Winter Haven FL 33881.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 7/6/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights Drive...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 1403 Dawn Heights Drive...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding area. The predator’s name is: KENTAE GOVAN, a 32-year old Black/Male, standing 6-feet/1-inches tall, weighing approx. 163 pounds with black hair/brown eyes and date of birth: March 22, 1984.  He has established residency at 1403 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 7/1/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Perch PlaceUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 433 Perch Place - Lakeland 33801...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding area. The predator’s name is: ROBERT ANTHONY STANLEY, a 32-year old White/Male, standing 5-feet/9-inches tall, weighing approx. 140 pounds with brown hair/hazel eyes and date of birth: January 3, 1984.  He has established residency at 433 Perch Place, Lakeland 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 6/28/2016
SE Polk/Dundee area of Lake Trask Rd & Bluff Loop & surroundingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeLOCK IT OR LOSE IT! Vehicles and Valuables...
Due to the recent increase of incidents involving unlocked vehicles in the Southeast Polk County area of Dundee, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking ALL residents to be sure to lock your vehicles’ doors and windows at all times; remove visible electronics, wallets, purses and money from within, and secure them out-of-sight.  Thieves have been targeting items left in unlocked vehicles.  So be proactive and take a few seconds before you exit your vehicle to gather and remove your valuables, then securely lock your vehicle.  By being proactive you can prevent from becoming a crime victim. Thank you.
 6/28/2016
NE Polk/Davenport area of Sunlake Terrace, Thousand Oaks, Sandy Ridge, Cypress PointeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSee something - Say something!  Vehicle burglaries increasing...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office is informing residents of the recent increase in car burglaries in or around the areas of Thousand Oaks, Sandy Ridge, Sunlake Terrace Estates and Cypress Pointe subdivisions in Davenport. Sheriff’s Office is asking ALL residents to be sure to lock your vehicles’ doors and windows at all times; remove valuables from within as thieves have been targeting items left in unlocked vehicles.   Please be on the lookout for any suspicious activity within your neighborhoods and call Detective Higgins or Detective Marin at 863-236-3938 with any information.  Working together we can prevent crime from occurring in your community.
 6/27/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland - Perch Place surrounding areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to Perch Place, Lakeland 33801...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding area. The predator’s name is: CHARLES SHADLEY, a 24-year old White/Male, standing 5-feet/9-inches tall, weighing approx. 143 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 8/9/1991.  He has established residency at 433 Perch Place, Lakeland 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 6/24/2016
SE Polk/Eagle Lake & surrounding areasUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeEagle Lake Beach - PATRIOTIC Festival & Fireworks - 6/25 - 5-10 pm...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office would like you to BE AWARE of a Patriotic Festival occurring this Saturday, June 25th from 5 to 10 pm at the Eagle Lake Beach located at 370 Eagle Avenue, Eagle Lake.  Large crowds are anticipated during the festival to include a planned fireworks display with loud explosions in the surrounding area.  During this time, should you detect any suspicious activity, please call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200. 
 6/24/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland areas of Drane Field, Shepherd, So Florida Av to County Line Roads...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeVehicle Burglaries - Lock IT or Lose IT! - Suspect information
Polk County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls in the past two days from residents reporting vehicle burglaries which occurred in the early morning hours.  The suspects are driving into neighborhoods in stolen vehicles, getting out on foot while the stolen vehicle follows, and burglarizing unlocked vehicles in your community.  Surveillance video shows the suspects are black males between 15 to 20 years of age. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking you to be proactive by getting in to the habit of locking your vehicles and report any suspicious activity you see in your neighborhoods by calling 863-298-6200 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 800-226-8477.
 6/21/2016
Southeast Polk/Babson Park area of North Crooked Lake CommunityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeBurglaries to UNLocked Vehicles - seeking Public's Assistance...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in reference to several burglaries within the North Crooked Lake Community in Babson Park.  Over the past month, during the overnight hours several unlocked vehicles in this community were targeted with miscellaneous contents removed. The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate these crimes and reminds residents to report suspicious activity within your community, plus take the time to remove valuables from within your vehicle before locking it securely. Anyone with information regarding these burglaries are urged to contact Detective Gaiser at 863-678-4115. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477 (TIPS).
 6/14/2016
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of InwoodUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeInwood Community Meeting - tonight - June 14th at 7 p.m.
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office inviting residents to attend the Inwood area community meeting tonight, Tuesday, June 14th at 7:00 p.m., at The WAY located at 1302 33rd Street NW, on the corner of 34th Street & Avenue ‘N’ NW.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community, and please continue to lock your car doors & windows; and report any suspicious activity in your neighborhoods by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 6/1/2016
SE Polk/Lake Wales area of Fast Trot Trail...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeRaccoon tested positive for rabies...
Important message from the Polk County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Section advising residents a raccoon was impounded on Sunday, May 29th from the 2900 block of Fast Trot Trail in Lake Wales.  This raccoon was confirmed positive for rabies from the State Laboratory today, June 1st.  Please make sure your pets are currently vaccinated for rabies, and report any suspicious acting animals to the Polk County Sheriff's Office Animal Control at 863-577-1762.  Thank you for your attention to this important matter.
 5/24/2016
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 1409 Dawn Heights Drive - Lakeland
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding area. The predator’s name is: JAY ALLEN COPELAND, a 59-year old White/Male, standing 5-feet/5-inches tall, weighing approx. 163 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 2/26/1957.  He has established residency at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 5/20/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of South Frontage Road, along the I-4 CorridorUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates on S. Frontage Rd in Lakeland ...
TRANSIENT Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: ANTHONY Frank COWART, 34-year old Black Male; standing 5-feet 5-inches tall, weighing approximately 165-lbs., with black hair/brown eyes.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence in at South Frontage Road in Lakeland FL.  Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332 or connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 5/18/2016
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of Inwood, Jan Phyl Village & Sun Acres Communities...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeClean Sweep & Tire Recycling Event - Saturday - May 21st...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. brings their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” program to Inwood, Jan Phyl Village & Sun Acres Communities on this Saturday, May 21, 2016. This program will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with their residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris, shingles, drywall, etc. on THIS DAY ONLY.  All households are asked to place these items by the curb no later than 8 a.m. and NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected at curbside. There will be a FREE tire recycling drop off held from 8 a.m.-12 noon on this Saturday, May 21st, at the Sun Acres Entrance; located at the corner of K-Ville Avenue & Sun Acres Blvd.  For Tire Recycling limits and additional information or questions, please contact Keep Polk County Beautiful at (863) 875-8911.
 5/16/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Idaho AvenueUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 207 Idaho Avenue Lakeland 33801...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: BERTRUM HUNT, 51-year old Black-Male; 6-feet/1-inches tall, weighing approximately 230-lbs., black hair/brown eyes and date of birth: June 28, 1964.  He has established residency at 207 Idaho Avenue, Lakeland FL 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For his photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 5/13/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Pavers Road & Maine Avenue (Near the Polk Parkway overpass)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTwo TRANSIENT Sex Predators relocate in Lakeland...
Dual Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that two (2) transient sex predators have recently moved into your surrounding area. The predators name are:
• BARRY LEE ALEXANDER, a 56-year old White/Male; standing 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 186-lbs., brown hair/blue eyes and date of birth: 12/10/1959; and,
• JAY ALLEN COPELAND, a 59-year old White/Male, standing 5-feet/5-inches tall, weighing approx. 163 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 2/26/1957.
These predators are transient and have established residency in the wooded area near Pavers Road and Maine Avenue in Lakeland FL 33801 (near the Polk Parkway overpass). Both predators are supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections.  You may view their public flyers, or obtain additional information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332, or connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 5/11/2016
NW Polk/ Polk City area Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeMOCK Training Drill today by Polk Correctional Work Camp...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Polk Correctional Work Camp advising property owners the Work Camp will be conducting a MOCK training exercise beginning at 8:40 a.m. today, Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 until target is located.  Please note: NO inmates will take part in this training - only Correctional Work Camp employees will be involved, who will be in uniform and unarmed.  Be advised you may see Work Camp Staff walking through your property during this training, do not be alarmed or concerned. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this Mock Training Exercise. For issues or concerns contact PCWC at 863-984-2273.
 5/10/2016
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of Inwood Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeInwood Community Meeting - TONIGHT at 7 p.m. - May 10th...
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office inviting residents to attend the Inwood area community meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 10th at 7:00 p.m., at The WAY located at 1302 33rd Street NW, on the corner of 34th Street & Avenue N NW.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community, and please remember to lock your car doors & windows; and report any suspicious activity in your neighborhoods by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 5/10/2016
Southwest Polk/Mulberry area of OLD Hwy 60 West & Nichols RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a TRANSIENT sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: KEVIN DOUGLAS EVANS, 51-year old WHITE/MALE; 5-feet/6-inches tall, weighing approximately 203-lbs., with brown hair & brown eyes; with a date of birth of August 2, 1964.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at Nichols Road and OLD Hwy. 60 West, Mulberry FL 33860.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  For more information, a photo and residency map on this sex predator, connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org, and follow the appropriate link to “Sexual Offender Locator”.
 5/2/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of I-4 & SR-33 North...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates...across from Auto Auction
TRANSIENT Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding area. The predator’s name is: BARRY LEE ALEXANDER, 56-year old White Male; standing 6-feet 2-inches tall, weighing approximately 195-lbs., with brown hair/blue eyes.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence in the wooded area across from the Auto Auction near I-4 & SR-33 North in Lakeland FL 33809.  Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.
 4/29/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Skyview communityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Community Meeting - Monday, May 2 at 7 pm...
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend the last monthly meeting until September, this upcoming Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Topic to include updates of: the SKYVIEW UTILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, CODE ENFORCEMENT and a Community COPS Report.  ALL are Welcome to attend this last SNAP meeting until September 12th. Come out in support of the community.
 4/26/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Perch Place...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSEX PREDATOR RELOCATES to 442 Perch Place, Lakeland 33801
This is a Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: SHAUN PAUL CASE, 35-year old White-Male; 5-feet/4-inches tall, weighing approximately 135-lbs., brown hair/blue eyes and date of birth of December 13, 1980.  He has established a residence at 442 Perch Place, Lakeland, FL 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator to view his photo and more detailed information. 
 4/21/2016
SW-Polk/Mulberry area of Nichols Rd and Hwy. 60 WestUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates in Mulberry...
Transient Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a TRANSIENT sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: KEVIN DOUGLAS EVANS, 51-year old WHITE/MALE; 5-feet/6-inches tall, weighing approximately 203-lbs., with brown hair/brown eyes; and a date of birth on August 2, 1964.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at Nichols Road and Hwy. 60 West, Mulberry FL 33860.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the "Sexual Offender Locator" on the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org for a photo and residency map.
 4/13/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of Ranchland AcresUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 2340 Ranchland Acres Road area
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: JACK ALLEN CLARY, 46-year old White/Male; 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 190-lbs., blond hair/blue eyes and date of birth: May 7th, 1969.  He has established a residence at 2340 Ranchland Acres Road, Lakeland Florida 33809. You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 4/11/2016
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of Inwood communityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeMeeting Notice for Tuesday, April 12th at 7 pm - ALL are Welcome!
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office invites residents to attend the Inwood area community meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 p.m., at the Inwood Baptist Church located at 1302 33rd Street, on the corner of 34th Street & Avenue N NW.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community, and please remember to lock your car doors & windows; and report any suspicious activity in your community by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 4/5/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Perch PlaceUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 433 Perch Place Lakeland 33801...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: CHARLES WILLIAM BRYANT, 33-year old White Male; 5-feet/7-inches tall, weighing approximately 126-lbs., brown hair/blue eyes and date of birth: December 17th, 1982.  He has established a residence at 433 Perch Place, Lakeland, Florida 33801; and is currently supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 4/5/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of New Tampa HighwayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 2245 New Tampa Highway, Lakeland...
Sex Predator Relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: JACK ALLEN CLARY, 46-year old White Male; 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 190-lbs., blond hair/blue eyes and date of birth: May 7th, 1969.  He has established a residence at 2245 New Tampa Highway, Lakeland Florida 33815. You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 4/1/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Skyview....Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Community Meeting - Monday, April 4th - ALL Welcome!
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting on Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Topic to include: SKYVIEW UTILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, CODE ENFORCEMENT and a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 3/30/2016
SE Polk/City of Eagle Lake...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeRecent Vehicle Thefts & Burglaries - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT!
In the past 4-weeks Polk County Deputies have investigated several car burglaries and stolen vehicles reported within the City of Eagle Lake and surrounding area.  Please remember to lock your vehicle doors and windows; and do not leave valuables in plain view.  Be aware of any suspicious persons, suspicious vehicles or suspicious criminal activity in your neighborhood then call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 or your Eagle Lake Substation at 293-5677 to report information or remain anonymous by calling Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477.
 3/22/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of I-4 & SR-33 wooded areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates....
Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informs residents that a transient sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is JAY ALLEN COPELAND, a 59-year old White/Male, with date of birth of February 26, 1957; stands 5-feet/5-inches tall, weighing approx. 185 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes. He has established a TRANSIENT residence in the wooded area across from the Auto Auction near I-4 & SR-33 North in Lakeland FL 33809.  Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332 or connect to the LPD at www.lakelandgov.net/lpd and click on the Sexual Offender link.
 3/22/2016
SW Polk County/Mulberry - Hwy 60 West & Nichols RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates...
TRANSIENT Sexual Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding community.  The predator’s name is: HENRY SANCHEZ, a 51-year old Hispanic Male standing 5’9” tall, weighing approximately 257 pounds, black hair/brown eyes and a date of birth of August 2, 1964. Henry Sanchez is homeless and has established residency at NICHOLS ROAD & HWY 60 WEST, Mulberry, Florida 33860. You may view the public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may visit the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 3/18/2016
Central Polk/Florence Villa areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeFlorence Villa community meeting - Monday - 3/21 at 7 pm...
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office inviting residents to attend the Florence Villa area community meeting this coming Monday, March 21st at 7:00 p.m., at the Wilfred Smith Resource Center located at 135 Avenue Y NE, at the intersection of Avenue Y and 2nd Street NE.  ALL are welcome to attend in support of the community. As a reminder, always report suspicious persons & activity in your neighborhood to the Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200, and to lock your vehicle doors and windows when not in use.
 3/15/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of Lakeland Park DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates in Lakeland...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is JAY ALLEN COPELAND, a 59-year old White/Male, with date of birth of February 26, 1957; stands 5-feet/5-inches tall, weighing approx. 185 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes. He has established a residence at 4315 Lakeland Park Drive, Lakeland, FL 33809.  Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332
 3/15/2016
SW Polk/Bartow area of Old Bartow Eagle Lake RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates...
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: SCOTT RAY MOON, 49-year old White Male; 6-feet/3-inches tall, weighing approximately 220-lbs., brown hair/blue eyes and date of birth: April 19, 1966.  He has established a residence at 1861 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Road, Bartow, FL 33830 and is supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 3/15/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of Faye Street & South Wabash Avenue...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates
Sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: HENRY SANCHEZ, a 51-year old white, male standing 5’9” tall, weighing approximately 257 pounds, black hair/brown eyes and a date of birth of August 2, 1964. He has established residence at FAYE STREET & SOUTH WABASH AVENUE, Lakeland, Florida 33803. You may view the public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may visit the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 3/14/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area Banana Rd to W. Daughtery from Kathleen Rd to Hwy 98-NUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeVehicle Burglaries targeting UNLOCKED vehicles & valuables within...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating multiple vehicle burglaries in the North Lakeland area from Banana Road to West Daughtery and Kathleen Road to Hwy 98-North.  Deputies indicate these vehicles were unlocked at the time of burglaries and valuables such as wallets, cash, laptops, and other miscellaneous items were taken.  We have no specific suspect information at this time, so Deputies ask the public to report any suspicious persons or activity in your neighborhood to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200; and remember to “Lock it or Lose it”.
 3/10/2016
NW Polk/Lakeland area of Hunter's Ridge subdivisionUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeMultiple vehicle burglaries to unlocked vehicles...
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple vehicle burglaries in the Hunter’s Ridge area off of Old Polk City Road in Lakeland.  Deputies are searching for two white male subjects who entered and exited the area on foot; going from home to home lifting vehicle door handles to remove property from unlocked vehicles. One suspect wore a long sleeve light colored shirt, dark pants and light colored shoes, with short hair and a receding hairline. The second suspect is taller and wearing all dark clothing with a logo in the top left corner of his shirt. If you have any information about these subjects or the vehicle burglaries, please report it to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 298-6200.  And remember to “Lock it or Lose it”!
 3/9/2016
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of Jan Phyl Village CommunityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeJAN PHYL VILLAGE Community Meeting tonight March 9th at 7 p.m.
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Jan Phyl Village Community Association inviting you to attend their monthly meeting, tonight, Wednesday, March 9th at 7:00 p.m. held at the PCSO Central District Command Center located at 3635 Avenue G NW in Winter Haven. Mark your Calendar for future meetings every second Wednesday of month (same time/time place) at 7 p.m. at the Central District, “ALL are Welcome to attend in support of the community”.
 3/9/2016
Northwest Polk/Lakeland areas Marcum Rd; Daughtery Rd; Odom RdUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSeeking suspect information on car & shed burglaries...
Sheriff’s Office has investigated multiple car and shed burglaries in your area between Marcum Rd. & Daughtery Rd. from Odom Rd. to Hwy 98 North.  Deputies are looking for any suspicious persons observed entering sheds or flipping car handles.  Suspects are targeting lawn equipment within the sheds or anything of value within the cars.  Please make sure that you are locking ALL windows and doors to your residence, structures, sheds and that your vehicles are securely locked too.  If you have information regarding these burglaries or see suspicious activity in your neighborhood we encourage you to report it to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 863-298-6200.
 3/7/2016
Central Polk/Inwood areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's Office Inwood Community Meeting: Tuesday, 3/8/2016 at 7 p.m.
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office inviting residents to attend the Inwood area community meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m., at the Inwood Baptist Church located at 1302 33rd Street, on the corner of 34th Street and Avenue N NW.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.  Please remember to lock your car doors & windows and report any suspicious activity by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 3/4/2016
SW Polk/Lakeland area of Skyview & Reynolds Road areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Neighborhood Association Meeting - Monday-3/7/16 at 6 p.m....
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting on Monday, March 7th, 2016 at 6 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Topic points are: Notice of Public Informational Meeting - Skyview Utilities Improvement Project; Community Concerns regarding restoration and a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 3/4/2016
NE Polk/UN-Incorporated Haines City areasUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeCommunity Clean-UP & Recycling event on March 5th
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. brings their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program back to UN-INCORPORATED Haines City this Saturday, March 5, 2016. This program will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with their residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris such as shingles, drywall, etc. on THIS DAY ONLY.  All households are asked to place these items by the curb no later than 8 am.   Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected curbside. A FREE tire recycling drop off will be held at the Haines City Police Department at 35400 Hwy. 27, Haines City from 8 am- noon.  For more information, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful at (863) 875-8911.
 2/29/2016
Central Polk/Winter Haven areas of Cypress Gardens Rd, Dexter Shores, Garden Grove Apt., Madison at Lake Ned Apts., Summer Haven Shores areas of Garden GroveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeLock it or Lose it! - Safeguard your valuables
This is a reminder from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office encouraging residents to lock your vehicles’ doors and windows at all times, and remove visible electronics and money from within then secure all other valuables out of sight.  Thieves are targeting items left in unlocked vehicles and may break windows to take your valuables that are left in plain view.  By being proactive you can prevent you and your loved ones from becoming a victim.  Remember to Lock it or Lose it!
 2/23/2016
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 1403 Dawn Heights Drive....
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: MICHAEL SHANE FRANKLIN, 35-year old White Male; 5-feet 9-inches tall, weighing approximately 147-lbs., brown hair with hazel eyes and date of birth: August 17, 1980.  He has established a residence at 1403 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland FL 33801, and is supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 2/15/2016
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 1403 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: RUDOLPH LLAMAS, 69-year old White Male; 5-feet 11-inches tall, weighing approximately 180-lbs., black hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 1/3/1947.  He has established a residence at 1403 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland FL 33801, and is supervised by the Florida Department of Corrections.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 2/12/2016
Central Polk/Florence Villa areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeFlorence Villa Community Meeting - Monday, 2-15 at 7 p.m...
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office inviting residents to attend the Florence Villa area community meeting this coming Monday, February 15th at 7:00 p.m., in the Wilfred Smith Resource Center located at 135 Avenue Y NE, at the intersection of Avenue Y and 2nd Street NE.  ALL are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 2/9/2016
Northeast Polk/Poinciana area of Yak Court, Driver Circle & Divot LaneUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeThieves target UNLOCKED Vehicles - LOCK IT OR LOSE!
A Courtesy Reminder from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office encouraging residents to LOCK your vehicles at ALL times, and hide or remove your valuables from vehicles.  Thieves are targeting items left in “unlocked” vehicles such as cash or electronics, and will break windows to take your valuables that are left in plain view.  By being ProActive, you can prevent these crimes from occurring and keep your property in your hands not theirs!  
 2/5/2016
Northwest Lakeland area of New Tampa HighwayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 6025 New Tampa Highway, Lakeland 33815...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: DAVID JAMES HALL, 31-year old Black Male; standing 6-feet/1-inches tall, weighing approximately 176-lbs., black hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 10/18/1984.  He has established a residence at 6025 New Tampa Highway, Lakeland FL 33815.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 1/28/2016
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Skyview & Reynolds RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Community Meeting - Monday-February 1 at 7 p.m.
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting on Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Topics to include: Keep Polk County Beautiful, Skyview Utilities System Update, Code Enforcement and a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 1/28/2016
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights Drive 33801Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 1409 Dawn Heights Dr - Lakeland
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: BARRY LEE ALEXANDER, 56-year old White Male; 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 186-lbs., brown hair/blue eyes and date of birth: 12/10/1959.  He has established a residence at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland FL 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 1/27/2016
Northwest Polk/Unincorporated areas of Polk CityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeClean it Up to Green it Up & Tire Recycling Event-Saturday, January 30th
Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. brings their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program back to Un-Incorporated Polk City (curbside program does not include City Limit residents) this Saturday, January 30, 2016. This program will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with their residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris such as shingles, drywall, etc. on THIS DAY ONLY.  All households are asked to place these items by the curb no later than 8 am.   Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected curbside. A FREE tire recycling drop off will be held at the General James A. Van Fleet State Trail-Polk City Trailhead, Corner of Berkley Road and Commonwealth Ave. from 8 am- noon.  For more information, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful at (863) 875-8911.
 1/5/2016
Southeast Polk/Wahneta & Eloise Communities....Clean UP EventUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeClean It Up to Green it Up & Tire Recycling Event on January 9th, 2016...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. brings their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program to the Wahneta & Eloise Communities on Saturday, January 9th. The program provides for disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with your regular residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris (shingles, drywall, etc.) on this day ONLY.  All households are asked place these items by the curb no later than 8 am, and absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected curbside. In addition to curbside cleanup, a free tire recycling drop off will be held from 8-12-noon at the Centro Guadalupano Church located at 2150 Bomber Road in Wahneta.  For Tire Recycling Limits & ALL Questions, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. at (863) 875-8911.
 12/31/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland, Skyview area SNAP 2016 Community Meeting...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's Office...This Monday, January 4th at 7 p.m. - ALL are Welcome!
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Topics to include: Waste Resource Management - Education Information Specialist along with a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 12/15/2015
Northwest Polk/Kathleen area of Old Dade City RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 10313 Old Dade City Road in Kathleen area...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: JOHN BOBLITT, 49-year old White-Male; 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 220-lbs., brown hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 10/16/66.  He has established a residence at 10313 Old Dade City Road in the Kathleen area of Lakeland 33849.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 12/11/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland - Skyview area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 1411 Dawn Heights Drive - Lakeland 33801
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: VIRTICEE LAMAR THOMPSON, 44-year old Black Male; 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 240-lbs., black hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 10/4/1971.  He has established a residence at 1411 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland FL 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 12/8/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Lakeland Drive - La Quinta InnUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to the La Quinta Inn - North Lakeland...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: DWAYNE E. SMITH, a 53-year old White/Male, with date of birth of May 30, 1962; stands 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approx. 140 pounds with brown hair/hazel eyes. He has established a permanent residence at La Quinta Inn located at 4315 Lakeland Drive, Lakeland, FL 33809.  Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.
 12/7/2015
South Lakeland/Medulla area of Drane Field to Shepherd Rd to Hwy 37...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeClean it Up to Green it Up & Tire Recycling event - 12/12/15
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. holds their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program to the Medulla (South Lakeland) Community  (to include Drane Field Road to Shepherd Road and South Florida Avenue (37) to County Line Road this upcoming Saturday, December 12th. The program provides for disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with your regular residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris (shingles, drywall, etc.) for this day ONLY.  All households are asked place these items by the curb no later than 8 am, and absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected curbside. In addition to curbside cleanup, a free tire recycling drop off will be held from 8-12-noon at the Medulla Community Center located at 1049 Parker Road. For Tire Recycling Limits and Questions, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. at (863) 875-8911, before this event date.
 12/7/2015
Northeast Polk/Davenport areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeThieves using tricky tactics to gain access to your residence & valuables...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office has recently received reports of two males and one female, possibly driving a white Chrysler 300 car, who have been targeting homes listed for sale in your area.  These subjects ask to enter your home without the presence of a realtor to look at the potential purchase.  They may even use pressure tactics to get into your home, and distract you in order to pocket your valuables.  Should you have contact with similar subjects, do not let them into your home and report the incident immediately to the Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.  By being vigilant, we can prevent these crimes from occurring.  Have a happy holiday season and be safe!
 12/4/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of SkyviewUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Community Meeting - Monday-December 7th at 7 pm...
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting on Monday, December 7th at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Discussion topics to include: Holiday Safety, Update punchlist for Skyview-Lakeland Utilities System and a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 12/3/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Perch PlaceUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 442 Perch Place - Lakeland 33801...
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: JOHN BOBLITT, 49-year old White-Male; 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 220-lbs., brown hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 10/16/66.  He has established a residence at 442 Perch Place, Lakeland, FL 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332. In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office website at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 11/25/2015
Northeast Polk/Poinciana area of Villages 3 - 7 & 8 Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's Office"Porch Pirates" are upon us - Some TIPS to prevent their success
The Holiday season is upon us and so are the “Porch Pirates” busy trying to deprive you of your thoughtfully planned out gifts.  You can secure your home deliveries by using some of the following tips:
• Require a signature when packages are delivered,
• Have packages left with a trusted friend, neighbor or delivered to your workplace, 
• Track your items online through a service such as United States Postal Service (USPS) Tracking and arrange for someone to retrieve them for you.  By being vigilant, we can prevent these crimes from occurring and have a happy and enjoyable Holiday Season! Thank you.
 11/25/2015
NorthEast Polk/Haines City area of Robinson Road EastUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSeeking information on a reported bicyclist hit by a vehicle...
On Wednesday, November 25, 2015, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report that a bicyclist might have been hit by a car in the Robinson Road East area of Haines City.

Deputies and police officers have searched the area but have not located anyone injured. Area hospitals report that no one has been treated related to any injuries caused by a car hitting a bicyclist.

The information suggested the incident, if it occurred, may have happened in an area around Robinson Road, East.

Anyone with information about a person who was injured on a bicycle is asked to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863.298.6200.
 11/18/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of I-4 & SR-33 NorthUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates across from Auto Auction, Lakeland
TRANSIENT sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: JOSHUA McCray CRUM, 32 year old WHITE-MALE; 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 169-lbs., with blonde hair & green eyes.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence in the wooded area across from the Auto Auction near I-4 & SR-33 North in Lakeland FL 33809.   You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 11/10/2015
Northeast Polk/Lake Alfred area of Arbuthnot LaneUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 124 Arbuthnot Lane, Lake Alfred 33850
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is RANDY Horace KILPATRICK, a 60-year old WHITE/MALE; standing 6-feet tall/weighing approximately 175 pounds, with brown hair /brown eyes.  He has established residency at 124 Arbuthnot Lane, Lake Alfred FL 33850.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332. In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 11/7/2015
Southwest Polk/Mulberry area of Fuller Heights, Willow Oaks, The Reserves and Bailey, Turner & Willis Roads...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeKPCB - Clean It Up to Green It Up & Tire Recycling Event - SATURDAY, NOV. 7th...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. holds their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program in the Willow Oaks & Fuller Heights Communities  of Mulberry (to include The Reserves, Bailey Road, Turner Road & Willis Road) on Saturday, November 7, 2015. This program will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with their residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris (shingles, drywall, etc.) for THIS DAY ONLY.  All households are asked place these items by the curb no later than 8 am.  Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected curbside.  In addition to curbside cleanup, a free tire recycling drop off will be held from 8-12-noon at the Willow Oak Volunteer Fire Department parking area at 4210 Willis Road. For Tire Recycling limits and questions, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. at (863) 875-8911.
 11/5/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of County Line Road & Frontage RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates to behind the Circle K at County Line Rd & Frontage Rd...
This is a TRANSIENT Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: ANTHONY FRANK COWART, a 34-year old Black/Male, stands 5-feet/5-inches tall, weighing approx. 163 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes. He has established a TRANSIENT residence at County Line Road/Frontage Road, in Lakeland, FL 33810. Anthony Cowart has one vehicle registered to him a Red Toyota Camry with FL tag number 937 MMZ. Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates. You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.
 11/4/2015
Southeast Polk/Frostproof area of Ridge RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 22 Ridge Road - Frostproof FL 33843...
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is LEROY HAMILTON, a 63-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 6-feet tall/weighing approximately 196 pounds, with black hair /brown eyes.  He has established residency at 22 Ridge Road, Frostproof, FL 33843.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332. In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 11/2/2015
Southeast Polk/Frostproof area of Ridge Road..Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTWO Sex Predators relocate to 22 Ridge Road, Frostproof 33843...
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a TWO sexual predators have recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The two sex predators are:
• IVERSON Wesley BRANDON III, a 39-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 5-feet/8-inches tall/weighing approximately 171 pounds, with black hair /brown eyes.  He has established residency at 22 Ridge Road, Frostproof, FL 33843.  • ROLLIE LEE BAKER, a 61-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 6-feet tall/weighing approximately 285 pounds, with black hair /brown eyes.  He has established residency at 22 Ridge Road, Frostproof, FL 33843.You may view their public flyers, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 10/30/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Skyview & Reynolds Road...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeMARK YOUR CALENDARS...SNAP Meeting - Monday-11/2 at 7 p.m.
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting on Monday, November 2nd at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Topics to include: Bring update punchlist for Skyview-Lakeland Utilities System; a Crime Prevention Specialists Presentation and a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 10/15/2015
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of Hillcrest Drive 33884Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 426 Hillcrest Drive Winter Haven
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: JOSE LAZARO SANCHEZ, 62-year old Hispanic/Male; 5-feet/10-inches tall, weighing approximately 250-lbs., brown hair/blue eyes and date of birth: 4/14/1953.  He has established a residence at 426 Hillcrest Drive, Winter Haven, FL 33884.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 10/13/2015
Southeast Polk/Lake Wales area surrounding Carlton AvenueUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeMissing Endangered & Mentally Challenged 23-year old adult - Seeking Location Information
Urgent message from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lake Wales PD, seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing endangered & mentally challenged 23-year old adult, goes by the name of Michael Barron Roeller, nicknamed: “Bear”. He is a white male; 5’4” tall; 140 lbs. blue eyes, dark blonde hair; last seen around 11 p.m. at the house on 811 Carlton Avenue in Lake Wales.  He was wearing a white t-shirt & black gym shorts.  If you have seen Michael Roeller, or know his whereabouts, please call 9-1-1 immediately or contact the Lake Wales Police Department at 863-678-4223.   Thank you for your assistance.
 10/8/2015
Southwest Polk/Bartow area of Renay CourtUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 632 Renay Court Bartow 33830...
Sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: TERRELL DENSON, a 42-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 5-feet/9-inches tall/weighing approximately 186 pounds, with black hair /brown eyes and date of birth: September 2, 1973.  He has established residency at 632 Renay Court, Bartow, FL 33830.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 10/8/2015
Northeast Polk/ Davenport area of Village Blvd.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 200 Village Blvd., Davenport 33896
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: ROY THOMPSON, a 33-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 5-feet/9-inches tall/weighing approximately 160 pounds, with black hair /brown eyes and date of birth: May 31, 1982.  He has established residency at 200 Village Blvd., Davenport, FL 33896.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 10/6/2015
Southeast Polk/Connersville & Gordon Heights Communities...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's Office"Clean It Up to Green It Up" event + tire recycling on 10/10/15 at 8 a.m.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioners and Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. holds their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program in the Connersville and Gordon Heights Communities on Saturday, October 10, 2015. This program will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with their residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris (shingles, drywall, etc.) on THIS DAY ONLY.  All households are asked place these items by the curb no later than 8 am.  Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected curbside.  In addition to curbside cleanup, a free tire recycling drop off will be held from 9-1 p.m. at Bartow High School, (Enter from E. Georgia St. ONLY).   For Tire Recycling limits and questions, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. at (863) 875-8911. Thank you
 10/5/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of SkyviewUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Community Meeting tonight - Monday-10/5/15 at 7 p.m.
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting TONIGHT Monday, October 5th at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Topics to include: Update punchlist for Skyview-Lakeland Utilities System and a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend in support of the community.
 10/5/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Main StreetUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 2405 East Main Street - Lakeland...
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: BERTRUM HUNT, 51-year old Black-Male; 6-feet/1-inches tall, weighing approximately 230-lbs., black hair/brown eyes and date of birth: 6/28/1964.  He has established a residence at 2405 East Main Street, Lakeland FL 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 9/29/2015
Southeast Polk/Lake Wales area of 1st Street & Grove Avenue...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSeeking Public's Help locating Missing & Endangered elderly woman...
Urgent message from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lake Wales PD, we are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing and endangered 80 year old, white female, named Shirley Hignight who walked away from Savana Court ALF located at 1st Street & Grove Avenue in Lake Wales.  She has white hair, last seen wearing a red sweater & blue pants.  If you see Mrs. Hignight, please call 9-1-1 immediately.  Thank you for your assistance.
 9/21/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland areas of Walt Williams Rd., Berkley Rd., and Old Polk City Rd.Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeRecent increase in Vehicle Burglaries...Lock it or Lose it!
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents along Old Polk City Road, Walt Williams Road, Berkley Road and surrounding areas there has been an increase in vehicle burglaries within your communities, and thieves are targeting UNLOCKED vehicles. Suspects are taking any items of value; electronics, cellphones, laptops, purses, wallets and loose change.  The Sheriff’s Office asks residents to please take a few extra seconds to remove items of value from your vehicles, or store them in side your trunk, then, properly secure your vehicle by locking all windows and doors. Please report any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles seen in your neighborhood immediately by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 9/11/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland in Skyview & Reynolds Road areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP meeting - Monday - 9-14-15 at 7 p.m.
MEETING Notice from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the “SNAP” Skyview Neighborhood Association Partners inviting the community to attend their monthly meeting this upcoming Monday, September 14th at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Updates on the Skyview Utilities Construction from Director of Engineering, Tom Mattiacci on the upgraded utility system along with Layne Construction representatives, plus a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend and support the community.
 9/9/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Perch Place Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates-442 Perch Place, Lakeland FL 33801
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: WILLIAM J. BRANSON, 21-year old WHITE-MALE; 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 158-lbs., with red hair & hazel eyes, and date of birth March 10, 1994.  He has established a residence at 442 Perch Place, Lakeland FL 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 9/8/2015
Southwest Polk/Mulberry area of Myrtle View Drive West...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates - 4778 Myrtle View Drive, Mulberry...
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sex predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: SCOTT RAY MOON, 49 year old WHITE-MALE; 6-feet/3-inches tall, weighing approximately 220-lbs., with brown hair & blue eyes.  He has established a residence at 4778 Myrtle View Drive West, Mulberry FL 33860.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 9/2/2015
Southwest Polk/Mulberry area of Nichols Road & Old Highway 60Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates to Mulberry 33860....
Sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a TRANSIENT sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: JASON ANDREW NEWTON, 37-year old WHITE/MALE; 5-feet/7-inches tall, weighing approximately 212-lbs., with brown hair & hazel eyes.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at Nichols Road and Old Hwy. 60, Mulberry FL 33860. You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 9/2/2015
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of Avenue V NWUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 3401 Ave. V NW - Winter Haven 33881...
Sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: HARRY PAGE, a 35-year old WHITE/MALE; standing 5-feet/9-inches tall/weighing approximately 160 pounds, with brown hair/brown eyes.  He has established residency at 3401 Avenue V NW, Winter Haven FL 33881.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 8/28/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Country Side DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 12406 County Side Drive, Lakeland 33809
This is a sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: ROGER WESLEY STUMP, 43 year old WHITE-MALE; 5-feet/10-inches tall, weighing approximately 150-lbs., with brown hair & blue eyes.  He has established a residence at 12406 Country Side Drive, Lakeland FL 33809.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 8/25/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Summer Landing Drive...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to Apt. 306 at Summer Landing Drive...
This is a sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: WAYNE ALLEN JACOBS, a 50-year old White/Male, with date of birth of September 5, 1965; stands 6-feet tall, weighing approx. 227 pounds with red hair/blue eyes. He has established a permanent residence at 4200 Summer Landings Drive, Apt. 306 in Lakeland, FL 33810.  Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.
 8/19/2015
Northeast Polk/Davenport area of Windmill Village & surroundingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeIncrease in Residential Burglaries through patios
Polk County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents in the Windmill Village area of Davenport regarding the recent increase of residential burglaries occurring in the late evening/early morning hours. Thieves are gaining access by cutting locked screened patio doors, then opening the unlocked patio door, entering homes to take item such as wallets, purses and anything of value while you are sleeping.  Please, take a few moments before going to sleep for the night to double check all exterior and patio doors to make sure they are securely locked. Remember to be observant of any unusual or suspicious activity, persons and vehicles seen in your neighborhood and call Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 to make a report. With your cooperation and assistance we can work together to prevent these crimes from reoccurring.
 8/18/2015
Northeast Polk/Poinciana area - Cypress Parkway to Hatchineha Road...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeCriminal Activity - Bicycle Thefts on the rise...
This is a friendly reminder from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office concerning criminal activity. We are experiencing an increase in bicycle thefts in the Poinciana and surrounding area.  We encourage ALL residents of the Community to secure your bicycles inside of your home at night or when not in use; otherwise lock it up! The Sheriff’s Office highly recommends placing identifying markings on your bicycle, and take a photo of it, for easier identification if need be.  Be proactive against crime - if you see something suspicious in your neighborhood, immediately call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 or, in emergencies call 9-1-1.
 8/11/2015
Northeast Polk/Lake Alfred area of South Todhunter WayUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeHomicide Investigators seeking information....
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a homicide that occurred on South Todhunter Way in Lake Alfred.  Deputies are requesting anyone who saw anything suspicious during the morning hours—between about 5:30 a.m. and 6:15 a.m.—to contact Detective Chris Katsoulis with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-287-8748. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward for information that leads to an arrest.
 8/10/2015
Southwest Polk - Lakeland area of Imperial LakesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSeeking Information on fatal car crash...
Polk Sheriff’s traffic crash investigators are seeking information about the fatal car crash that occurred at about 9:15 p.m. at Imperial Lakes Blvd. and Tigereye Ct.—near the entrance to the Leigh Lakes subdivision on Sunday night, August 9th.  A 2006 Silver Toyota Scion driven by a 16-year-old young man was travelling southwest on Imperial Lakes Blvd when the car left the roadway and crashed, resulting in the death of the driver, the only occupant of the car.  Deputies would like to talk to anyone who witnessed the crash, was in the area around the time of the crash, or saw the car that crashed or any other vehicles in the area at the time.  If you have any information, please call Deputy Jeff Blair at 297-1142.
 8/7/2015
CountywideUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSheriff seeking information on Danny Thompson...
Hello, this is Sheriff Grady Judd, we need your help finding Danny Thompson, who tried to viciously murder 3 people last week at their business. He is driving a White & Beige 2006 Ford pick-up truck TAG# 212-6PD. We will PAY $10,000 just for information leading to Danny Thompson’s arrest - Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS.  You will remain anonymous. Thank you.
 8/3/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 1409 Dawn Heights Drive...
Sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: JOSHUA McCray CRUM, 32 year old WHITE-MALE; 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 169-lbs., with blonde hair & green eyes.  He has established a residence at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland FL 33801.   You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 8/3/2015
Northwest Polk/Polk City area of Hwy 559Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 1527 Hwy 559 - Polk City FL
Sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: LEMUEL FENDER, 80 year old WHITE-MALE; 6-feet/2-inches tall, weighing approximately 185-lbs., with gray hair & blue eyes.  He has established a residence at 1527 Hwy. 559, Polk City, FL 33868.   You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 7/29/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Celia Circle WestUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 4923 Celia Circle West...
Sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: DANIEL LEE CORRELL, a 41-year old WHITE/MALE, standing 4-feet/10-inches tall, weighing approx. 90 pounds with brown hair/blue eyes. He has established residency at the 4923 Celia Circle West, Lakeland, FL 33813.  The predator has two vehicles registered to him: a white 2011 Toyota Sienna van with FL tag of A74-5TQ and the other a white 1995 Ford Club Wagon E150 with FL tag of 130-7JX.  Law Enforcement is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sex predator relocates.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332 or by visiting their website at www.fdle.state.fl.us.
 7/27/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Lazy Lake Drive East...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to: Lazy Lake Drive East, Lakeland 33801
Sex Predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: JACK CLARY, a 46-year old WHITE/MALE; standing 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 176 pounds, blond hair/blue eyes, with date of birth: May 7, 1969.  He has established residency at 534 Lazy Lake Drive East, Lakeland, Florida 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 7/24/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood.  The predator’s name is: JONATHAN STEVENSON JR., a 29-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 5-feet/6-inches tall, weighing approximately 162 pounds, black hair/brown eyes, with date of birth: August 14th, 1985.  He has established residency at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33801.  You may view his public flyer, or obtain more information on sex offenders and predators in your area, by contacting the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) toll free number at 1-888-357-7332.  In addition, you may connect to the Polk County Sheriff's Office at www.polksheriff.org and follow the appropriate links to the Sexual Offender Locator.
 7/21/2015
Northeast Polk/Davenport area of Deer Creek RV ResortUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeIncrease in Burglaries - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT!
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is contacting residents in the Deer Creek RV Resort in Davenport regarding the recent increase in burglaries in and around the surrounding area.  The Sheriff’s Office asks ALL residents to take a few moments before exiting your vehicles to remove ALL valuables from within and to make it a habit to securely lock the doors and windows. Whether you are inside your home or away, make sure your doors and window are securely locked.  As always, be observant of any unusual or suspicious activity, persons and vehicles seen in your neighborhood and contact Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 to make a report. With your cooperation and assistance we can work together to prevent these crimes from reoccurring.
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