Lake Wales Crime
Recent Crime News
Friday Mar 13 | via ABC Action News
The Polk County Sheriff's Office says Gloria Helfrich was murdered by her grandson in her Lake Wales, Fla., home. Authorities say Smiddie shot Gloria Marie Helfrich in the back of the head with a crossbow and stabbed her more than 90 times in her home. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via Canada.com
Former NBA star who retired due to nagging injuries says he's thankful he's still fit enough to run around with pro athletes on the team he partly owns. Vasek Pospisil, the Wimbledon doubles champion was honoured today with a Vancouver Parks Board special plaque at the Kits Beach tennis courts where the young Pospisil trained and honed his game at the age of 14, wit his father Milos. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via New York Daily News
A Florida cop survived a potentially deadly gun blast to the stomach when his duty belt repelled an unhinged gunman's bullet, authorities said. "Thank God his duty belt stopped that round from entering into his body," Lake Wales Police Chief Chris Velasquez said at a news conference recorded by WFTS . Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via KNUS-AM Aurora
Simply confirm your registered email address below and click "Reset Password." We will immediately email you a link back to the site where you can enter a new password for this account. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 4 | via News 4 Jax
Authorities say a 59-year-old man who called 911 asking for help shot at police officers as they arrived at his central Florida home. Lake Wales Police Chief Chris Velasquez says officers John Schwarze and Benjamin Metz were injured in a gun battle that lasted about 15 minutes on Tuesday evening. Comment?
Copyright © 2015 Topix LLC