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Samuel Doolin
Dec 9, 2022
Illegally altered firearms ...

Lakeland man arrested with illegally altered firearms during traffic stop

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NE Ho Ho Ho with the Po Po
Dec 7, 2022
Polk County Sheriff’s Offic...

Free Christmas event for the community being held at the PCSO Northeast substation

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Pet fest 2022
Dec 6, 2022
2022 Pet Fest this Saturday

On Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Polk County Animal Control will host its...

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John Reed
Dec 6, 2022
Former Detention Deputy arr...

On Saturday, December 3, 2022, Polk County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 44-year-old John Reed, who ...

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search for boy in lake
Nov 28, 2022
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9 year old boy fell from boat and hit by propeller

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Dundee Citgo Burglary ... More Info
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