Lake Wales Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Lake Wales, FL or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Tuesday Jul 26 | via USA Today
A vigil for victims of the shooting at the Club Blu Bar and Grill's "Swimsuit Glow Party" for teens was held on Monday, hours after more than two-dozen people were shot and two killed in a summer that is quickly turning deadly. What had started out as a night of dancing and fun turned into tragedy when multiple gunmen opened fire outside the club as many were being picked up by family. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via ABC Action News
Lake Wales police are investigating an overnight robbery that took place at 2:45 a.m. at the CITGO gas station on North Scenic Highway. The male victim was pressure washing the area surrounding the fueling islands, according to a media release. Comment?
Jun 27, 2016 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
A 31-year-old faces 39 charges days after the Polk County Sheriff's Office said he stole three vehicles and shot at a PCSO helicopter while leading law enforcement on a three-day chase all around Polk County. Wesley Grace, whose last known address is 7325 Hastings Road in Lake Wales, faces charges ranging from attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer to grand theft, fleeing to elude and armed trespassing, said Carrie Horstman, Sheriff's Office spokeswoman. Comment?
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