Tag archive for ‘Polk County’
By Laura Jones On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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Jennifer Fichter case detailed: abortion, moved in with student, sex in truck

The State Attorney’s Office released 1,260 pages of documents in Jennifer Fichter’s case Wednesday, including witness and victim statements, and detailed police reports. Fichter is a Florida teacher More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Former teacher Jennifer Fichter moved to Hillsborough jail to face more charges

Jennifer Fichter Jennifer Fichter, the Polk County teacher charged with having sex with several of her students, has been moved to Hillsborough County, where she faces three similar charges. Fichter now faces 34 More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Manhunt underway for David Eugene Smith, suspect in Florida triple homicide

Florida police are searching for a man believed to be the murderer behind a shocking triple homicide in Lakeland, Florida. David Eugene Smith, 27, reportedly has a history of mental illness, is paranoid, delusional, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Jennifer Fichter sex case update: Aborted child of 14-year-old student in 2012

More shocking details emerged Wednesday in the case against a Florida teacher arrested for having sex with her 17-year-old student, getting pregnant and aborting the child. Reportedly, the woman had sex with a 14-year-old More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Polk County, Iowa reports dramatic increase in syphilis

The health department for the most populous county in Iowa is reporting the most cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis than it’s seen at any point in the past 20 years. Darkfield microscopy More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Adele Bing, Florida woman, shoots and kills daughter, Ruby Bing, in mistaken identity case

A Florida woman now faces second-degree murder as she reportedly shot and killed her daughter, thinking it was someone else. Winter Haven police say that Ruby Bing, age 26, went to her mother’s home Monday More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Charges dropped in Rebecca Sedwick bullying case, Guadalupe Shaw and Katelyn Roman free

Charges against two Florida teens in connection to the death of Rebecca Sedwick have been dropped. Rebecca Sedwick Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd confirmed reports late Wednesday night that the charges of aggravated More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Vivian Vosburg, mother of Guadalupe Shaw, arrested on child abuse charges SHOCKING VIDEO

The mother of Guadalupe Shaw, one of the girls facing charges in connection to the bullying suicide of Rebecca Sedwick, has also been arrested herself. Vivian Vosburg The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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Two teen girls, Rebecca Sedwick bullies, charged with felony aggravated stalking

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd confirmed that two girls linked to the bullying of Rebecca Sedwick have been arrested. Rebecca Sedwick Sedwick, age 12, was bullied and “terrorized” by several girls but More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Three Florida men arrested in ‘moonshine bust,’ found with pineapple, peach and apple pie flavors

Three men have been arrested on charges of making moonshine in Haines City, Florida according to reports from Polk County sheriff’s detec­tives. Detectives said they found a moonshine still and equipment, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Lakeland Florida doctor Aaron Roush arrested for dealing prescription drugs

Lakeland Florida doctor Aaroon Roush was met by the Polk County Sheriff’s office on Thursday, then led away in handcuffs, charged with dealing prescription drugs. “This guy is a bad guy, this guy is More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Ladarius Glover, Dale Robinson both arrested for murder of Horace Scott after K2 Spice transaction

Polk County Sheriff’s office report that two suspects have been arrested and jailed in connection with the December murder of Horace Scott. Dale Robinson and LaDarious Glover The Jan. 11 report says Dale More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Baby Jesus and donkey stolen from Florida nativity scene

The City of Frostproof had their nativity scene set up in a field near a Florida highway and the Polk County Sheriff reports Thursday morning that the baby Jesus and a donkey have been stolen. photo supplied Polk More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Florida officials charge Alex Baez for murder of Jose Santos, man found in shallow grave

A Florida man was arrested Tuesday for the murder of Jose Santos, the man found in a shallow grave on November 11. Alex Baez Alex Baez, age 22, of Clemont faces first degree murder charges. Police have been searching More...

By Robert On Monday, October 29th, 2012

Mulberry man, Christopher “Shane” Knight, charged with the murder of his mother, Jahala Watson, in 19-Year-Old Cold Case Homicide

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) announced Friday, an arrest in  a 19-year-old cold case homicide of a 39-year-old woman and her unborn child, which occurred in 1993. Christopher ShaneImage/Video Screen More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Trina Rocker, High School secretary, arrested for sex with student

A Haines City Florida woman has been arrested and charged with 5 counts of Unlawful Sex with a Minor after detectives learned the woman had engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student from the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Florida pedophile sting nabs teacher, soccer coach and Disney worker

38 people were arrested following a large sex sting targeted at online predators coordinated by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. An Orlando teacher was among 38 men, who were arrested Monday morning More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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Kyle Williams arrested for shooting and murder of Florida officer Arnulfo Crispin

The Lakeland police Officer Arnulfo Crispin, who was shot in the line of duty Sunday, died in the hospital Tuesday night. He was only 25. Lakeland Police Chief Lisa Womack spoke Tuesday night with several fellow More...



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