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 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.
 7/20/2015
Southwest Polk/Mulberry area of Nichols Rd & Hwy 60 WestUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator Relocates to Hwy 60 & Nichols Road area...
Transient 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: ERIC ROPER,  a 34-year old WHITE/MALE; standing 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 175 pounds, brown hair/blue eyes, with date of birth: September 21, 1980.  He has established a transient residence near 2300 Hwy. 60 West & Nichols Road in Mulberry, FL.  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. 
 7/20/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of LaQuinta Inn-4315 Lakeland Park Drive...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates - Please be advised
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,  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 1st, 1985.  He has established residency at LaQuinta Inn at 4315 Lakeland Park Drive, Lakeland, FL.  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.
 7/17/2015
Southwest Polk/Bartow area of Old Bartow Eagle Lake Road...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 1861 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Road...
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: JOHN D. NASH,  a 47-year old WHITE/MALE; standing 5-feet/7-inches tall, weighing approximately 149 pounds, brown hair/brown eyes, with date of birth: FEBRUARY 13, 1968.  He has established residency at 1861 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Road, Bartow, FL.  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.
 7/13/2015
Southeast Polk/Eagle Lake areasUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeIncrease in Daytime Vehicle Burglaries - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT!
A message from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office informing residents in the Eagle Lake area of the increasing trend in daytime vehicle burglaries within our community.  Thieves are targeting UNLOCKED vehicles, taking any item of value, primarily wallets.  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 lock the doors and windows. As always, report any unusual or suspicious activity, persons and vehicles seen in your neighborhood by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 7/10/2015
Central Polk/Winter Haven areas of Emily Estates, Bretton Ridge, Orchid Springs and Overlook Estates & Overlook Estates East...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeIncrease in Vehicle Burglaries & Thefts - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT!
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office would like you to be aware of the recent increase in vehicle burglaries and thefts in the Winter Haven areas of Emily Estates, Bretton Ridge Orchid Springs, Overlook Estates & Overlook Estates East.  The Sheriff’s Office asks all residents to take a few moments before exiting your vehicles to lock all doors and windows and to remove visible electronics, and money from within. Secure these items out of sight or in your trunk in an effort to prevent you and your loved ones from becoming a crime victim.  As always, report any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles seen in your neighborhood by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 7/10/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland areas of Swindell Rd, North Galloway Rd, Laura Lane & Sutton Rd...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeResidential & Vehicle Burglaries - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT!
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents along North Galloway Road, Swindell Road, Laura Lane to Sutton Road and their surrounding area there has been an increase in residential and vehicle burglaries within your communities. Thieves are targeting UNLOCKED vehicles, 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 before exiting your vehicles to remove any items of value; then, properly secure your vehicle by locking all windows and doors. While at home or when away, make sure your entry doors and windows are locked and your garage door is down.  Report any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles seen in your neighborhood immediately by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200. If you have information about these burglaries, please contact Detective Cain at 863-577-1625 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477 and you may be eligible for a reward.
 7/9/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of SR-33N & I-4 wooded area by Auto Auction...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator residing across from Auto Auction-Lakeland 33809
Sex 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: JOHNATHAN ERICK WHITFIELD, a 46-year old Black/Male, with date of birth of September 12, 1968. Mr. Whitfield stands 5-feet/10-inches tall, weighing approx. 175 pounds, additionally Whitfield had tattoo on his right arm saying “King Priest”. He has established a TRANSIENT residence at SR-33N & I-4, in the wooded area across from the Auto Auction at 8025 State Road 33 North, 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 by visiting their website at www.fdle.state.fl.us.
 7/9/2015
Northwest Polk - Old Polk City Road & Walt Williams Road areasUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeThieves targeting unlocked vehicles...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office informing residents along Old Polk City Road, Walt Williams 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. Report any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles seen in your neighborhood immediately by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 7/9/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Pipkin, Ewell, Lunn Roads & Old Hwy 37...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeIncrease in Vehicle & Residential burglaries - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT!
Polk County Sheriff’s Office informing residents along Pipkin Road to Ewell Rd from Lunn Road to Old Hwy 37 and surrounding areas  there has been an increase in residential and vehicle burglaries within your communities.  Thieves are targeting UNLOCKED vehicles, 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 your trunk, then, properly secure your vehicle by locking all windows and doors. Whether you leave your home or are inside, make sure your entry doors are locked and your garage door is down.  Report any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles seen in your neighborhood immediately by calling the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200. If you have information about these burglaries, please contact Detective Ryan at 863-577-1600 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477 and you may be eligible for a reward.
 7/8/2015
Southeast Polk/Lake Wales area of East Lane...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 4623 East Lane, Lake Wales
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: HARRY PAGE, a 34-year old WHITE/MALE; standing 5-feet/9-inches tall/weighing approximately 158 pounds, with brown hair /brown eyes and date of birth: August 3, 1980.  He has established residency at 4623 East Lane, Lake Wales, FL 33859.  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.
 7/6/2015
Southwest 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, 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: WILLIAM CALAWAY, a 53 year old WHITE/MALE; standing 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 182 pounds, gray hair and green eyes with date of birth of FEBRUARY 18, 1962.  He has established residency at 1403 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland, FL.  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. 
 7/6/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Filly Lane...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 3121 Filly Lane - Lakeland 33811
Sex 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: MARIO LEONARD SMITH, a 39-year old Black/Male, with date of birth of October 5, 1975; Mr. Smith stands 5-feet/10-inches tall, weighing approx. 221 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes. He has established residency at the 3121 Filly Lane, Lakeland, FL 33811.  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. In addition, you may connect to the Lakeland Police Department at www.lakelandgov.net/lpd and click on the link “Sexual Offenders.
 6/24/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Sunset Lakes Condos, Summer Landing Drive...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 4200 Summer Landing Dr-Apt 306-Lakeland
Sex predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Lakeland Police Department informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: WAYNE ALAN JACOBS, a 49-year old White Male, with date of birth of September 5, 1965; Mr. Jacobs stands 6-feet tall, weighing approx. 210 pounds with red hair and blue eyes. He has established residency at the 4200 Summer Landing Drive, Apt. 306, 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. In addition, you may connect to the Lakeland Police Department at www.lakelandgov.net/lpd and click on the link “Sexual Offenders".
 6/15/2015
Southeast Polk/Lake Wales area of McCown Road...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates-2559 McCown Road, Lake Wales FL
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: ROBERT POPE, a 43-year old WHITE MALE, stands 6 feet tall, weighing 150 pounds with brown hair/brown eyes and date of birth: September 27, 1971.  He has established residency at 2559 McCown Road, Lake Wales, FL.  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.
 6/12/2015
Northeast Polk/Haines City area of Grenelefe Golf ResortUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSeeking Information on multiple residential burglaries & thefts...
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with multiple burglaries and thefts that occurred in the Grenelefe Golf Resort area of Haines City.  Several residences have been broken into with electronics and jewelry being taken since June 7th.  The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate these crimes and reminds residents to report any suspicious activity you observe in your community. Anyone with information regarding these crimes are urged to call Detective Goreck at 863-678-4115. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477.
 6/11/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of State Road 33 North...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates across from Auto Auction at SR-33 North  in Lakeland
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: CHRISTOPHER MANNING, a 53 year old BLACK/MALE; 5-feet/9-inches tall, weighing approximately 190 pounds with date of birth: OCTOBER 30th, 1961.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at HWY 33 N. Lakeland, FL, across the road from Auto Auction.  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 on their website at www.fdle.state.fl.us and follow the appropriate link for Sex Offender Locator.  Thank you.
 6/10/2015
Southwest 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 - 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: WILLIAM BOLDEN a 53-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 5-feet/11-inches tall, weighing approximately 205 pounds, with date of birth: MARCH 28th, 1962.  He has established residency at 1403 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland, FL. 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.
 6/10/2015
Southwest Polk/Fort Meade area of J Jackson RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeRaccoon test positive for rabies
The Polk County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Section advising residents a raccoon was impounded on Friday, June 5th from the 1800 block of J Jackson Road in Fort Meade.  This raccoon was confirmed positive for rabies from the State Laboratory today, June 10th.  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 863-499-2600. 
 6/5/2015
Southwest Polk/Fort Meade area of Hwy 17 South & Sand Mountain RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates into the Fort Meade area...
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: JOHNNY BERNARD CLARK, a 41 year old BLACK/MALE; 5-feet/6-inches tall, weighing approximately 171 pounds, with date of birth: JANUARY 15, 1974.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at HWY. 17 South & Sand Mountain Road in Fort Meade, FL.  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 for the Sexual Offender Locator. 
 6/3/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Lazy Lake DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 534 Lazy Lake Drive area...
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: HENRY SANCHEZ.  He is a 50 year old white, male standing 5’9” tall, weighing approximately 257 pounds, with a date of birth of August 2, 1964. He has established residence at 534 LAZY LAKE DRIVE EAST, Lakeland, Florida.  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.
 5/21/2015
Southeast Polk/Waverly area of 1st Avenue...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSeeking Information regarding damage at Greater Macedonia Church...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with an incident which occurred at the Greater Macedonia Church located at 608 1st Avenue in Waverly.  Between May 3rd and May 4th, unknown person(s) caused damage to the fence, handicap signs and lighting at the church.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Detective Goreck at 863-678-4115. Those wishing to stay anonymous may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477.
 5/14/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Hwy. 33 NorthUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTransient Sex Predator relocates to Hwy 33 N, Lakeland (across from Auto Auction)
Sex 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: JOHNNIE Wayne JONES, a 47 year old WHITE/MALE; 5-feet/7-inches tall, weighing approximately 263 pounds, brown hair/brown eyes with date of birth: FEBRUARY 26, 1968.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at HWY 33 N. Lakeland, FL, across the road from Auto Auction.  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 for the Sexual Offender Locator.
 5/14/2015
Southwest Polk/Mulberry area of Hwy 60 West & Nichols RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTransient Sex Predator relocates to Hwy 60 West & Nichols Road, Mulberry
Sex 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: BRAXTON COBB, a 25 year old BLACK/MALE; 5-feet/7-inches tall, weighing approximately 176 pounds, with date of birth: DECEMBER 21, 1989.  He has established a TRANSIENT residence at HWY. 60 WEST & NICHOLS Road, Mulberry, FL.  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 for the Sexual Offender Locator.
 5/11/2015
Southwest Polk/Bartow area of Old Bartow Eagle Lake RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 1861 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Road
A 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: BRIAN DURKIN.  He is a white, male, 5’9” tall, weighing 160 pounds, with a date of birth of August 11, 1972. He has established residence at 1861 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Rd., Bartow.  The Sheriff’s Office is mandated by law to notify the public when a registered sexual predator relocates.  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, or online at www.fdle.state.fl.us.  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.
 4/30/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Skyview community...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Monthly meeting set for May 4th at 7 pm - 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 this upcoming Monday, MAY 4th at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. Tetra Tech will give a brief update on Skyview Utilities Construction along with the Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend and support the community.
 4/24/2015
Central Polk/Winter Haven - Valencia Woods & Surrounding areas...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeOvernight Vehicle Thefts & Burglaries - LOCK IT OR LOSE IT
Polk County Sheriff’s Office advises residents in the Valencia Woods area of Winter Haven off of Lake Ring Drive, Okaloosa Drive, Escambia Drive and surrounding area there has been a significant increase in overnight vehicle burglaries & thefts within your communities to UNLOCKED vehicles. The Sheriff’s Office reminds residents these are crimes of opportunity so it is crucial that residents be proactive and make a habit of locking your vehicles every time you step away. Remove items of value which interest thieves, like wallets, electronics, loose change to I-Phones.  Remember to Lock it, or you just might Lose It!
 4/20/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates-1409 Dawn Heights Dr., 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: LEROY TOWNS, a 55-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 240 pounds, with date of birth: MARCH 20, 1960.  He has established residency at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland, FL.  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.
 4/16/2015
Southwest Polk/Bartow area - Wallace RoadUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 3390 Wallace Road - Bartow...
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: JOHN LONG, a 38-year old WHITE/MALE; with brown hair/blue eyes, standing 6-feet tall, weighing approximately 245 pounds, with date of birth: AUGUST 21, 1976.  He has established residency at 3390 WALLACE ROAD, BARTOW FL. 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.
 4/16/2015
Northwest Polk/Davenport area - Highlands Reserve & West RidgeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSeeking suspect information in vehicle burglaries - see Facebook for images...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a burglary were two juvenile subjects entered an unlocked vehicle and removed property.  The incident occurred in the Highlands Reserve Neighborhood. Visit the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page for images of these two subjects.  If you have any information on this incident or know who the subjects are, please contact Polk County Sheriff’s Detective Bardwell at 863-236-3933.  As a prevention, you are strongly encouraged to keep your home and vehicles locked and valuables placed out of sight, to prevention being a crime victim.
 4/16/2015
Northwest Polk City area of Commonwealth Ave & Deen Still Rd...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeDeputies seeking information on whereabouts of individual...
Polk County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking information of the whereabouts of Fernando Tejeda Tejeda, Hispanic Male; approx. 25-years old; 5-feet 8-inches tall/ approx. 180 lbs./ black hair and a small goatee; last seen wearing a brown shirt with camouflage shorts, socks but no shoes.  Last seen in the 17,000 block of Commonwealth Avenue in Polk City.  If you had contact with this suspect or have seen him - do NOT approach him, just please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 863-298-6200.
 4/15/2015
Northwest Polk/Polk City areas on Golden Gate Blvd., Jericho Ave & Ct., Jacob Ave, Damascus Ave, Sarah Dr & Revelation DrUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeMultiple Vehicle Burglaries & Vehicle Thefts in the area...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office informs residents in the Northwest Polk City areas of Golden Gate Blvd., Jericho Ave., Jericho Ct., Jacob Ave., Damascus Ave., Samaritan Ave., Sarah Dr. and Revelation Drive there has been a significant increase in overnight vehicle thefts and daytime vehicle burglaries within your community. Persons reporting the thefts & burglaries have left their vehicles unsecured and UNLOCKED. These are crimes of opportunity so it is crucial that all residents be proactive and make a habit of locking your vehicles every time you step away. Remove all items of value; thieves have been targeting anything from GPS’s, mag lights, I-Phones, anything easy to grab and go.  If you have any suspect information or see any suspicious people or activity in your neighborhood call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 to make a report.  Most importantly, Remember to Lock it, or you just might Lose It!  
 4/15/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Drane Field Rd; County Line Rd; west to Hwy 37/South Florida AveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeMultiple burglaries & thefts to vehicles, utility trailers and homes...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office advises residents and businesses we have investigated recent burglaries in the Northwest Medulla area (Drane Field south to County Line Road east to South Florida Avenue) to homes and vehicles. Most importantly, multiple utility trailer thefts have occurred to include personal and commercial trailers.  The Sheriff’s Office highly encourages owners to securely lock all trailers and lawn equipment and do not leave them unattended; and to do the same for your residence and personal vehicles.  Report all suspicious persons or vehicles in your area immediately to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.  Anyone with information regarding these burglaries & thefts are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477 to remain anonymous.
 4/10/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland - Dawn Heights Drive areaUse 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: TERRELL DENSON, a 41-year old BLACK/MALE; standing 5-feet/9-inches tall, weighing approximately 186 pounds, with date of birth: SEPTEMBER 2, 1973.  He has established a residence at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland, FL.  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.
 4/2/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland - Skyview areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSNAP Community Meeting - Monday-April 6th at 7 pm - 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 this upcoming Monday, APRIL 6th at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. There will be a presentation from Polk County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Specialist on residential asset protection and the Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend and support the community.
 3/25/2015
Central Polk/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 on Saturday-March 28th....
“CLEAN UP TO GREEN UP” event announcement from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioner and KPCB encouraging all residents in the Inwood, Jan Phyl Village & Sun Acres communities to participate in the upcoming “Clean It Up to Green It Up” event, scheduled for this Saturday, March 28th, and will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with your residential garbage such as household construction debris, like shingles, drywall, etc., on this day only. All households are asked to place these items by the curb, no later than 8 a.m., for this one day event. Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected at this time.  In addition to curbside cleanup, a FREE Tire Recycling Drop Off will take place from 8:00 am-12 noon at the Sun Acres entrance located at the corner of K-Ville Avenue & Sun Acres Blvd. For Tire Recycling limits and other questions, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful at 863-875-8911 for more information. 
 3/20/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland - Dawn Heights Drive areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTWO (2) Sexual Predator move into Dawn Height Drive area....
Dual sexual predator relocation notice from the Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents that two (2) sexual predators have recently moved into the Dawn Heights Drive area of Lakeland.

1 - Living at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland FL is:  JOSE VALLADARES, 47 year old Hispanic Male, stands 5-feet/7-inches tall; 145 pound, black hair/brown eyes with DOB: January 8, 1968, and,
2 - Living at 1415 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland FL is: CLAUDE MASON, 63 year old White Male, stands 5-feet/8-inches tall, 205 pounds, grey hair/blue eyes with DOB: December 30, 1951.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.
 3/18/2015
Southeast Polk/Lake Wales area of Lynnwood AvenueUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 10379 Lynnwood Ave, Lake Wales...
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: MARCUS JUDD, a 27-year old WHITE/MALE; with brown hair/brown eyes; standing 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 130 pounds, with date of birth: JANUARY 26, 1988.  He has established a residence at 10379 Lynnwood Avenue, Lake Wales FL.  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.
 3/16/2015
Central Polk/Winter Haven area of Orange Street NWUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 1560 Orange St NW, Winter Haven
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: JUSTUS FOSTER, a WHITE-MALE; 86 years old, standing 6-inches, weighing approx.164-pounds, grey hair/brown eyes with DOB: April 6, 1928.  He has established a residence at 1560 Orange Street NW, Winter Haven, FL.  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.
 3/13/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area near 8025 SR 33 North "in the woods"Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeTRANSIENT Sex Predator relocates "in the woods" on SR-33N near Auto Auction...
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: WILLIAM MORRISON, he is a White/Male, stands 5-feet/7-inches tall, weighs approx.265 pounds, brown hair/green eyes with date of birth: November 25th, 1964. He has established a “TRANSIENT” address listed as “in the woods” near the Auto Auction located at 8025 State Road 33 North, 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 by visiting their website at www.fdle.state.fl.us.
 3/12/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland - Lake Miriam/Clubhouse Road area...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeIncrease in vehicle burglaries- Lock it or Lose it!
This is a message from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office informing residents in the Lake Miriam, Clubhouse Road areas of Lakeland, over the past month there has been a significant increase in vehicle burglaries within your communities. In each and every case, the person reporting the burglary has left their vehicle UNLOCKED. These are crimes of opportunity and there was not one forced entry to a vehicle. So, it is crucial that all residents be proactive and make a habit of locking your vehicles every time you step away - Lock it, or Lose It!
 3/12/2015
Southeast Polk/Lake Wales area of Evergreen community...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeThefts of Surveillance Cameras - Seeking information...
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information from the public in reference to recent thefts in the Lake Wales Community of Evergreen.  Thieves have taken several surveillance cameras from the surrounding area. Should you see any suspicious persons or activity in your area, day or night, call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 863-298-6200 to make a report.  If you have any information on an incident or just want to remain anonymous, call Crime Stopper at 1-800-226-8477 and you may be eligible for a cash reward.
 3/9/2015
Southwest Mulberry/The Reserves & Willow OakUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeClean Sweep & Tire Recycling event - Sat. March 14 - 8-noon...
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioner and Keep Polk County Beautiful is encouraging all residents in the Mulberry communities of The Reserves/Turner Road & Willow Oak to participate in the upcoming “Clean It Up to Green It Up” event, scheduled for this Saturday, March 14th, and will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with your residential garbage such as household construction debris, like shingles, drywall, etc.  Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected at this time.   All households are asked to place these items by the curb, no later than 8 a.m., for this one day event. 
In addition, a FREE Tire Recycling Drop Off will take place from 8:00 am-12 noon at the Tennis Court on Meadow Ridge Avenue at the end of Turner Road, in The Reserves. For Tire Recycling limits and other questions, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful at 863-875-8911 for more information.
 3/2/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Dawn Heights DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates-1403 Dawn Heights Dr., Lakeland...
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: MARCUS JUDD, a 27-year old WHITE/MALE; 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 120 pounds, with date of birth: JANUARY 26, 1988.  He has established a residence at 1403 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland, FL.  The Sheriff’s Office 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.  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.
 2/27/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland - Skyview areaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeCommunity Meeting Skyview SNAP Association - Monday, 3/2/15 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, March 2nd at 7 p.m. located at the Rhema Word of Faith International Church on the corner of Skyview at Reynolds Road. There will be a report from Commissioner Ed Smith on “The Growth of Polk County” plus a Community COPS Report.  All are welcome to attend and support the community.
 2/25/2015
Northwest Polk/Polk City area of SR 559Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator relocates to 1527 SR 559, Polk City...
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: LEMUEL FENDER, a WHITE/MALE; 6-feet/2-inches tall, weighing approximately 185 pounds, with date of birth: NOVEMBER 27, 1934.  He has established a residence at 1527 STATE ROAD 559, POLK CITY, FL. 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 for the Sexual Offender Locator.
 2/24/2015
Northwest Polk/Lakeland area of Pecan Drive...Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeSex Predator Relocates to 4633 Pecan Drive, Lakeland...
The Polk County Sheriff's Office is informing residents that a sexual predator has recently moved into your surrounding neighborhood. The predator’s name is: MICHAEL MANGINI, a WHITE/MALE; 5-feet/8-inches tall, weighing approximately 215 pounds, with date of birth: NOVEMBER 1, 1977.  He has established a residence at 4633 Pecan Drive, Lakeland, FL.  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 for the Sexual Offender Locator.
 2/16/2015
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: ROBERT LEWIS, a WHITE/MALE; 5-feet/7-inches tall, weighing approximately 161 pounds, with date of birth: MARCH 14, 1978.  He has established a residence at 1409 Dawn Heights Drive, Lakeland, FL.  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 for the Sexual Offender Locator.
 2/10/2015
Southeast Polk/Frostproof residents on North and South Lake Reedy BlvdUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeRecent Thefts from Boats - Lock it or Lost it!
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office advises residents in the Lake Reedy area of Frostproof about an increase in reported thefts from boats.  Thieves are entering boats during the nighttime hours and removing unsecured fishing equipment that is in plain view.  Residents are reminded to lock ALL personal property in a secured location.  If you have any information regarding these recent crimes or observe any suspicious activity, please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-635-7849.
 2/6/2015
Southwest Polk/Lakeland area of Michelle Lane & Kings Mont DriveUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeReports of Vehicle Burglaries - Lock it or Lose it!
Polk County Sheriff's Office informing residents of reported vehicle burglaries in your area — 3 on Michelle Lane and 2 on Kings Mont Drive.  They were reported Friday morning and likely occurred overnight.  We ask all residents of your neighborhood to remember to lock all vehicle doors and windows and to remove visible valuables and electronics from your vehicle, and secure them  out of sight.  Please report any suspicious activity or persons to the Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.
 2/5/2015
Southeast Polk/Lake Wales unincorporated area of Washington CommunityUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeClean Sweep & Tire Recycling event - FEBRUARY 7th this Saturday
“CLEAN UP TO GREEN UP” event announcement from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Board of County Commissioner and Keep Polk County Beautiful encouraging all residents in the UNINCORPORATED Lake Wales area of Washington Community to participate in the upcoming “Clean It Up to Green It Up”.  This event is scheduled for Saturday, February 7th, and will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with your residential garbage such as household construction debris, like shingles, drywall, etc.  Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected at this time.   All households are asked to place these items by the curb, no later than 8 a.m., for this one day event.  In addition to curbside cleanup, a FREE Tire Recycling Event will take place from 8 am-12 noon at Corner of Washington Avenue & East Northside Drive of Unincorporated Lake Wales. For Tire Recycling limits and other questions, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful before event date at 863-875-8911 for more information.
 2/4/2015
Northeast Polk/Davenport areas surrounding Aldridge Lane, Colby Drive, Lancaster Drive, Cheshire Way, Rochester Loop, Lucaya Loop, Glenwood Blvd., Grove Road, Tuscan Hills Blvd. Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Polk County Sheriff's OfficeLock it or Lose It – Random Vehicle & Home Burglaries...
Polk County Sheriff’s Office informing residents in the Davenport areas surrounding Aldridge Lane, Colby Drive, Lancaster Drive, Cheshire Way, Rochester Loop, Lucaya Loop, Glenwood Blvd., Grove Road and Tuscan Hills Blvd. areas that the Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of random burglaries to unlocked vehicles and homes at varying times throughout the day. As a prevention, please make sure you are locking your vehicles and home anytime you are away; Remember to take ALL valuables out of your vehicles and placed out of sight, so NOT easily accessible by thieves. Should you see any suspicious people or vehicles in your area, call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200 immediately to make a report.  By working together we can prevent these crimes from occurring within your community.
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