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Samuel Doolin
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Lakeland man arrested with illegally altered firearms during traffic stop

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Dec 7, 2022
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Free Christmas event for the community being held at the PCSO Northeast substation

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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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Dec 6, 2022
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On Saturday, December 3, 2022, Polk County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 44-year-old John Reed, who ...

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Crime Stoppers

August 19: Polk City car burglaries

Aug 19, 2022
Media Contact : Brian Bruchey, PIO

Several car burglaries occurred in the Mt. Olive Road area of Polk City, and are being investigated by the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

The crimes happened in the early morning hours of August 18th, and at least three individuals are believed to have participated.

One of the suspects was captured on security video (pictured). He is believed to be a white male juvenile with glasses.

If you recognize this person, or have any information about this crime, please contact Detective Arbogast at 863-577-1600 or JArbogast@PolkSheriff.org (22-34424)

To report a tip anonymously and be eligible for a reward, call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226 TIPS (8477)…
Or report your information via Heartland.CrimeStoppersWeb.com by clicking on "Submit A Tip" tab… 
Or report it by way of your smart device through the free "P3tips" app on your smart phone.
You will always remain anonymous no matter how you submit your tip.  
Tips are forwarded to law enforcement for follow up. If an arrest is made based on your tip, you are eligible for a cash reward of up to $3000.00.suspect photo

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