Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, FL. (Page 3)

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  1. Body Discovered In Burning Car Behind Lakeland Country ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    It was a 911 call about a car fire that brought first responders to the cart barn behind Eaglebrook Golf and Country club in lakeland. But the discovery of a dead person on the drivers side front seat of a Kia sedan is what has Polk County detectives now investigating.

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  2. Person found dead in burning carRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | ABC Action News

    A person was found burned to death in a car in Lakeland. The person was found in the car around 9:30am at the Eaglebrook Golf and Country Club. Polk County Fire rescue responded to a report of a burning car behind the cart barn at the country club.

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  3. Golfers, staff find car on fire, person dead insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives are conducting a death investigation today after being notified of a car that was on fire located behind the cart barn at the Eaglebrooke golf and country club at 1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd, Lakeland. Golfers, staff find car on fire, person dead inside Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives are conducting a death investigation today after being notified of a car that was on fire located behind the cart barn at the Eaglebrooke golf and country club at 1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd, Lakeland.

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  4. Rock na rollina againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Highlands Today

    Despite not having played together for 45 years, “Mom's Apple Pie” is back to rehearsing for a one-night trip down memory lane. Based in Avon Park, the five-member band Wednesday began re-rehearsing for a “special reunion gig,” to be held Saturday for all classes of Avon Park High School in the Avon Park Community Center.

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  5. Florida sheriff to keep preaching in uniform despite atheist complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Washington Times

    Sheriff Grady Judd of Polk County, Florida, has refused to back down after an atheist group complained he violated the First Amendment by giving a church sermon in his law enforcement uniform. The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter Monday warning the sheriff that preaching in uniform "sends a message of exclusion" to non-Christians, The Tampa Tribune reported .

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  6. Kissimmee sex offender accused of trying to seduce a 13-year-old in PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Registered sex offender Earnest Anthony Jr. - who claims he fathered 20 children with seven mothers - was charged last week with trying to seduce a 13-year-old girl online from his Kissimmee home. The teen victim turned out to be a Polk County deputy sheriff in the latest sex sting by the Central Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, records show.

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  7. Lakeland teen accused of beating puppy to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... (AP) -- A 17-year-old Lakeland boy has been arrested after authorities say he beat a woman's puppy to death. Polk County Sheriff's Office investigators say the dog's owner, Brandy Siniad, left her 10-month-old, Chihuahua-dachshund mix named Bruce in ...

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  8. Sheriff says he won't stop preachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | News 4 Jax

    ... EVENTS TO SPEAK. DO YOU KNOW WHAT? THE MESSAGE WAS CLEAR, THE MESSAGE WAS UPLIFTING. Church sermons delivered by Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd in uniform have drawn complaints from a group advocating religious freedom. The Tampa Tribune reports ...

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  9. 6 arrested for soliciting lewd acts at Lakeland parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk County Sheriff's undercover detectives arrested six men Tuesday who they say solicited lewd acts at a public park. 6 arrested for soliciting lewd acts at Lakeland park Polk County Sheriff's undercover detectives arrested six men Tuesday who they say solicited lewd acts at a public park.

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  10. Polk County Sheriff Says He Won't Stop Preaching in UniformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Church sermons delivered by Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd in uniform have drawn complaints from a group advocating religious freedom. The Tampa Tribune reports that Judd won't stop preaching.

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  11. Teen accused of fatally beating puppy in Central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... Lakeland boy has been arrested after authorities say he beat a woman's puppy to death. WFLA-TV reports Polk County Sheriff's Office investigators say the dog's owner, Brandy Siniad, left her 10-month-old, Chihuahua-dachshund mix named Bruce in the ...

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  12. Sheriff's Sermons in Uniform Draw FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Patch.com

    The Freedom From Religion Foundation is demanding Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd leave his uniform at home when he takes to the pulpit. That's why Grady's response to a written request from the Freedom From Religion Foundation probably won't come as much of a surprise to Tampa Bay area residents accustomed to his straight-shooting, often controversial banter.

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  13. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    On Tuesday , Polk County Sheriff's undercover detectives conducted a Vice initiative at Gator Creek Preserve Park in Lakeland, focusing on complaints about indecent activity at the park. Six men were arrested for soliciting lewd acts: 46-year-old Steven Phillips of 7524 Hunters Green Circle in Lakeland, exposed himself to and committed a lewd act in front of an undercover detective at Gator Creek Preserve.

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  14. Polk SO: Six arrested for soliciting lewd actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | ABC Action News

    Polk County undercover detectives arrested six men on Tuesday and charged them with soliciting lewd acts at Gator Creek Preserve Park in Lakeland. Those arrested are identified as Earl Matthews, 68 ,Gordon Puckett, 54 ,Hugh Barclay III, 50 ,Joseph Knobel, 74 ,Steven Phillips, 46 , and Thomas Reynolds, 69. "We keep sending out the message to those who use our family friendly parks to commit lewd acts - we aren't going to tolerate it," Sheriff Grady Judd said in a written statement.

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  15. Lake Wales commission approves new fire feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... some residents are fuming over a proposed fire fee. Homeowners already pay one of the highest tax rates in Polk County. Now, Lake Wales is talking about adding as much as $196 per year for a single-family home. The city manager insists Lake Wales ...

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  16. Judd under fire for speaking at church in uniformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... ask me to come speak, I'm going to wear my uniform, you can guarantee it," said Grady Judd. Lakeland, Florida -- Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is under fire from a national organization after several residents complained about him speaking at a ...

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  17. Brady, John AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... June 13, 2015. Born in Jasper, FL, on Feb. 1, 1936, he came here from Jacksonville, FL, in 1957. He was a Polk County Sheriff's Deputy, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy Reserve. John attended services at Bethel Baptist Church. He was a member of ...

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  18. Sheriff: Polk man's train death was 'fate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | ABC Action News

    Police have identified a man who was hit by a train in Polk County as an accessory to the murder of a Winter Haven police officer. WINTER HAVEN, Fla.

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  19. Train hits & kills career criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | ABC Action News

    ... Gunn, who continued to walk towards the train made no attempt to get out of the way of the approaching train. Polk County EMS responded and began administering aid. Gunn succumbed to his injuries and he was pronounced deceased by EMS personnel. Gunn ...

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  20. Lakeland Fire saves kitten stuck in storm drainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk County, Florida -- A lucky kitten was saved from a storm drain on Sunday with help from Lakeland Fire Rescue. The kitten's cries were heard by Lakeland Fire saves kitten stuck in storm drain Polk County, Florida -- A lucky kitten was saved from a storm drain on Sunday with help from Lakeland Fire Rescue.

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