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  1. 277 arrested in Polk County prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | ABC Action News

    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - 277 people were arrested for crimes related to human trafficking and online prostitution after a week-long undercover investigation conducted by Polk County Sheriff's detectives and other law enforcement agencies.

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  2. Suspects who placed skimmer on ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued August 31 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 1 at 9:50AM EDT in effect for: Sarasota Flood Warning issued August 31 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 4 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued August 31 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 2 at 5:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued August 31 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 3 at 2:00AM EDT in effect for: DeSoto LAKE WALES, Fla. - Lake Wales Police Department is looking for suspects caught on surveillance video placing a skimming device on an ATM. 5 comments

  3. Man arrested for attempting to molest young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Lake Wales man told authorities that he had a problem and was glad detectives arrested him after he attempted to molest a young girl. Lake Wales Police Detectives began investigating Michael Holt, 53, on Thursday after allegations that he had recently attempted to molest a 10-year-old girl, who authorities noted is not related to him.

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  4. Surveillance cameras catch shot of boat thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued August 3 at 9:29PM EDT expiring August 4 at 11:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued August 3 at 9:29PM EDT expiring August 4 at 9:29PM EDT in effect for: Sarasota Flood Warning issued August 3 at 9:29PM EDT expiring August 4 at 2:00PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued August 3 at 10:09AM EDT expiring August 4 at 4:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued July 31 at 9:40PM EDT expiring August 5 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: DeSoto The Polk County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating nearly 20 cases of boats being stolen in the Winter Haven and Lake Wales area.

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  5. Polk monitoring explosion of mosquito populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Get out your bug spray! Polk County Mosquito control urging people to get back into the habit of wearing bug spray, and urging people to dump standing water, and take precautions to protect against mosquito bites. "In one area alone we caught over 10,000 mosquitoes," Dr. Carl Boohene the Director of Polk County Mosquito Control said.

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  6. Polk teacher charged with possession of cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Polk county deputies arrested a 41-year-old elementary school teacher Tuesday for possession of cocaine as well as for lying to officials during her husband's investigation. Stacie Long of Lake Wales was victim of an altercation with her 37-year-old husband, Ryan Long.

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  7. Lake Wales community want 'junkyard' to stopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A retreat for snowbirds in Polk County has just about everything you would want, and one thing you really don't: a junkyard. For the last year, neighbors in the Breeze Hill community have been pushing the county to do something to stop a resident from turning his front yard into a trash pit.

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  8. Police need help identifying skimmer suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Lake Wales Police Department needs the public's help in identifying two men who placed a skimming device on the ATM at Suntrust Bank on Central Avenue in Lake Wales on Wednesday, April 12.

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  9. Six foot long snake found in home officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Lake Wales woman learned the hard way about why you should never leave the backdoor open if you live on a lake in the rural part of Polk County. And in a way, she was under attack, when she discovered a large banded water snake under a filing cabinet in the very home office where she spent all day working.

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  10. Thousands raised for Polk Co. brush fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Community members and organizers with the Triple Canopy Ranch in Polk County are raising money to help several families who lost their homes in last month's devastating brush fire. "Everything I've acquired over 30 years, everything's gone," said David Clark, who's mobile home on S.R. 60 was destroyed in the fire.

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  11. Polk parents concerend about school changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A group of parents in Polk County are concerned about possible changes to a Lake Wales School, which currently exclusively serves special needs students. With bright signs and a clear message, a group of parents protested outside Roosevelt Academy in Polk County.

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  12. Mosaic Company runs into resistance in ManateeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | ABC Action News

    People in Manatee County are fearful of Mosaic's expansion plan and concerned about it leading to another environmental mess. The fight continues in Manatee County between one of the area's big employers and many residents in the eastern part of the county.

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  13. 7-vehicle pile-up closes SR-60 in Lake WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | ABC Action News

    LAKE WALES, Fla. - Polk County officials are on scene of a seven-vehicle crash on State Road 60 East in Lake Wales Wednesday morning.

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  14. Deputies search for 'distraction scam' suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | ABC Action News

    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Detective say a new crime trend that started in South Florida last year, has now moved to the Tampa Bay area.

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  15. VIDEO | Bell tower tribute to Carrie FisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | ABC Action News

    LAKE WALES, Fla. - Bok Tower Gardens in Central Florida paid tribute to Carrie Fisher by playing the Star Wars theme on the bells after her passing.

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