Today's #WarrantOfTheDay belongs to 43-year-old Frederick McCray, who has a PCSO warrant for his arrest for Armed Robbery and Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon. He's had previous arrests in Polk County, one for armed robbery in 2015.

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, an unknown black male suspect, who was positively identified as McCray, committed an armed robbery at the Dominos Pizza...
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Hey guess what - the suspect in this car put a skimming device on an ATM at the Mid-Florida Credit Union in Davenport (300 Ambersweet Way) around 11:00 a.m. on Wed, Jan 18th. The suspect wasn't able to retrieve it, so we have it now. If it was your skimming device, give us a call and we can discuss it - 863-298-6200.

Or better yet, if you know who did it - call Heartland Crime Stoppers at...
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UPDATE: PCSO Robbery detectives have identified this suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest for Armed Robbery and Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon: 43-year-old Frederick McCray

ORIGINAL POST: Polk County Sheriff’s Office Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in an Armed Robbery investigation.

At approximately 10:08 pm, on Thursday, January 19, 2017, an unknown...
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In today's episode of #WhileYouWereSleeping, Deputy Sheriff Bryant and his K-9 partner Halas apprehended a suspect. Here's what happened:

Just before 2:00 a.m. this morning (Fri, Jan 20th) Deputy Sheriff Jano saw a truck committing a traffic infraction while driving on George Jenkins Blvd. When Deputy Jano ran the tag, it came back as a stolen vehicle (LPD case). He conducted a traffic stop...
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"All we need is is all we need." Detective Barry Schnable gets a kiss from daughter Jayna before heading to work. Deputy Sheriff Adam Pautz cuddles with his new baby girl Bailee. #love #PCSO #FridayFeeling
Congratulations to our very own Detectives Maria Sorensen and Jeff Bradford for being named the Polk County Police Chiefs Association 2016 Law Enforcement Officers of the Year! They were both recently instrumental in the investigation and recovery of an Amber Alert victim.

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Last evening, the Polk County Police Chiefs Association held their annual awards ceremony and...
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LPD police Chief Giddens heads Polk Police Chiefs Association
Today's #WarrantOfTheDay belongs to this guy, 43-year-old Kevin Phillip Ryan, whose last known address is on Pine Valley Drive in Lakeland. He has a PCSO warrant for Grand Theft and Fraud. This is his Facebook profile. Last year he used Facebook to contact at least one victim and then swindle the victim out of $50,000 by telling the victim he would double his money in 6 months. He didn't...
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PLEASE SHARE: We have 3 Polk County victims of a burglary trend that began last year in south Florida and has moved to our area. This "distraction scam" occurs when people posing as roofers or workers (some said they worked for the City of Lake Wales) lure elderly victims outside to discuss home repairs, while others sneak into the house through the backyard or side yard unnoticed and steal...
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#TBT to that time in 2014 when then-Ledger photographer Michael Wilson went to Circle B to do a photo essay assignment with amateur photographer Grady Judd, and they ran into Humpback, the now-famous giant gator! photo cred: Michael Wilson

#Humpback #yikes #Gradyandagator

Here's the Ledger story: [ Link ]
This is awesome! #donutboy #yoursupportmatters #copsndonuts
Good morning Polk County! This guy's got it all figured out. Have a great day!
Don't you think "common sense" is one of the best examples of an oxymoron there is? The fact is, common sense isn't so common. It's so uncommon, that we have to remind people to watch where they are walking, to not look at their phones while they are walking, and to obey traffic signals. This short video sums it up nicely. Be safe, everyone! #AlertToday #ArriveAlive
Today we celebrate the number 9:
Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in a Credit Card Fraud investigation.

On December 7, 2016, a Lakeland resident reported an unknown suspect unlawfully used the victim’s personal information to open a credit card account.

Detectives learned lines of credit were either attempted or established at several local retail stores without the victim’s knowledge...
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Our one-of-a-kind Sheriff Grady Judd bobblehead loves to tour the over 2,000 miles of Polk County - we hope you enjoy seeing the many places he goes! #bobbleGrady #PCSO #Polk
#TuesdayMotivation Bobble Grady and the men and women of the Sheriff's Office enjoy a tremendous partnership with our Polk County Fire Rescue family. Together, we provide law enforcement services and fire/emergency medical services to all of the unincorporated areas of Polk County, as well as several cities with whom we contract for services. If you need us, we are only a phone call away....
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Trevor Phillips has been identified as the second suspect in a January 1, 2017, car theft. Gabriel Crum, the second suspect, is currently in jail.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating Phillips.

Anyone with information in Phillips whereabouts is urged to contact Detective T. Lockard at 863.678.4115, or 863.298.6200.

As previously reported:...
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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. day everyone! We honor the legacy of Dr. King. Here is an excert from his famous "I have a dream" speech:

“Let us not wallow in the valley of despair, I say to you today, my friends.

And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.

I have a dream that one day this nation...
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UPDATE: Ms. Hoy was located by deputies at approximately 11:15 a.m. this morning alive and well. She was transported to a local hospital to be checked out.

75-year-old Elsie Jane Hoy is missing from the Brooksdale Senior Living facility located at 6120 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, Winter Haven. She wandered from the center on foot. Ms. Hoy is white with brown hair, 5’2” tall, weighs 125 pounds...
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Do you know where Robin Moore is?

The person in the photos is Robin Moore. She cashed fraudulent checks at six different Publix Supermarket locations. The checks were believed to be fabricated using a check that was stolen from a mailbox in Auburndale. She used the stolen identification card of a male victim to present to the Publix employees when she was cashing the checks. She...
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