Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Woman charged with death of her 2-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... abuse, consistent with being shaken and/or experiencing blunt force trauma. Cristina has no prior arrests in Polk County, and no other children. According to Cristina, she recently moved to the area from Virginia, and serves in the U.S. Air Force ...

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  2. 18,000 Pounds of King Crab Swiped from Florida WarehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Patch.com

    A 29-year-old Lakeland man accused of facilitating a massive shellfish heist in April is adamantly denying a connection to the crime. Warehouse worker Joshua Paul Warner was brought into custody May 1, charged with cargo theft and burglary of an unoccupied structure, according to Polk County Jail records.

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  3. Mother arrested & charged for death of son, 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ABC Action News

    Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office have arrested and charged a Lake Wales mother with aggravated manslaughter for the death of her two-year-old son. According to deputies, Cristina Speed, 32, was trying to go to sleep after working a night shift on May 8, but her son, Sty-zjon Alston, would not go to sleep. 1 comment

  4. Lakeland Man Charged with Murder in Stabbing Death of WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says 45-year-old Michael Finn has been charged with First Degree Murder in the stabbing death of his 34-year-old wife, Kristen Finn.

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  5. Four children left motherless after father murders wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... my chest and there's a void that's going to be there the rest of my life," said Richard Harris. According to the Polk County Sheriff's office, her husband, 46-year-old Michael Finn, stabbed her to death as a deputy pulled up and their eldest ...

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  6. USGA rookies Yang, Griffin medal at Women's Four-BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Golfweek

    ... home. Yang and U.S. Women's Four-Ball partner Kendall Griffin spent a whole day traveling from their homes in Polk County, Fla., earlier this week to be here. They arrived late Thursday, slid into the players dinner and dove headfirst into their ...

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  7. Polk Police investigating man who stabbed Lakeland womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk Police investigating man who stabbed Lakeland woman Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives are currently investigating the stabbing death of a Lakeland Woman. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1H9IOzU Shortly before 2:30 pm, on Saturday, May 9, 2015, deputies were dispatched to 1263 Scottsland Drive in Lakeland after receiving a call reporting a battery occurring at the residence.

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  8. Improving public safety or causing an unnecessary expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Highlands Today

    ... of having the lowest number address where U.S. 27 begins in south Highlands County and the highest number at the Polk County line. Currently, there's some address duplications within the three municipalities - Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid - ...

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  9. Principal arrested in a car with student, marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... to convince the boy to drop the charges through Facebook. Dropped charges request -- denied. John Stelmack: Polk County prinicipal who took pictures of children in school and superimposed their heads onto nude images. He kept these pictures in a ... 1 comment

  10. Smith, Donald DewittRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... died 5/5/15. Srv. by parents Donnie & Debora Kepler, children Devon, Dylana, Sarah & Deshaun. Crem. Services of Polk County. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. My Memorials helps you honor departed family members, ... 2 comments

  11. Lakeland man charged with stealing $271,000 of king crabRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Lakeland Ledger reports that a Lakeland man has been charged with stealing $271,000 worth of king crab from a warehouse freezer Lakeland man charged with stealing $271,000 of king crab WINTER HAVEN -- The Lakeland Ledger reports that a Lakeland man has been charged with stealing $271,000 worth of king crab from a warehouse freezer Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1ADbyt2 According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Joshua Paul Warner, 29, was shown in a surveillance video unlocking the door to Comcar Warehouse in Auburndale. Nearly nine hours later, two men in masks were shown entering the door and cutting the lock on the freezer door.

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  12. Lake Placid woman involved in Lake Wales accident, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Highlands Today

    -The Polk County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is investigating a Lake Wales traffic fatality involving a pedestrian who was struck by a pickup truck driven by a Lake Placid driver, Polk County Sheriff's Office said. At about 9:30 p.m. Monday, ...

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  13. Marotti, Lewis EugeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... E. Marotti and sister Lois Mongell. Born May 12, 1939, in Connellsville, PA, 'Gene' and his family moved to the Polk County area in 1943. He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity at UF, graduated with a degree in agriculture, and worked many years in ...

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  14. Crews, Suzanne PainterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Mission Board (SBC) in Tanzania, Africa, with her husband from 1986-1998. She also taught school in the Polk County school system from 1998-2007. Mrs. Crews was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Painter, Sr. and sister, Mary A. Painter. She is ...

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  15. Minnesota man pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing along St. Croix RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Star Tribune

    ... after an hourslong dispute between two groups of men. Levi Acre-Kendall, 19, of Cambridge, pleaded not guilty in Polk County Circuit Court to first-degree reckless homicide in the April 14 death of Peter S. Kelly. His bail was also lowered from ...

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  16. Howell, Donna M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Lakeland Ledger

    DONNA M. HOWELL, 48 Pre School Teacher LAKELAND - Donna M. Howell, 48, died April 30, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of Lakeland and worked for the Polk County Pubic School System as a pre school teacher.

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  17. Tankersley, Michael E.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Lakeland Ledger

    MICHAEL E. TANKERSLEY, 67 Building Supplies Sales FORT MEADE - Mr. Michael E. Tankersley, age 67, died April 21, 2015, in Lake Wales. Born in Winter Haven, FL, on August 19, 1947, he was a lifelong resident of Polk County.

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  18. Dixon, Sandra L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Church. She moved to Lakeland in 1968 coming from Turkey Creek, FL. She was a former purchasing agent for the Polk County School Board for many years. Predeceased by her husband James R. Dixon. Survivors include her son Jeff W. Dixon; daughter Joy ...

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  19. Brown, David ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Lakeland Ledger

    DAVID THOMAS BROWN, 74 BARTOW - David Thomas Brown, 74, outdoor angler, avid deer hunter, the perfect 'Go-To' guy and a teacher of all life lessons went to be with the Lord after his battle with cancer on Wednesday, April, 29, 2015. Mr. Brown was born in Telfair County, GA, and moved to Polk County 49 years ago.

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  20. Lawmakers rally to save Lakeland hospice centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    In Polk County, Compassionate Care Hospice could be allowed to reapply for a license without going through a long, drawn-out process. Lawmakers rally to save Lakeland hospice center In Polk County, Compassionate Care Hospice could be allowed to reapply for a license without going through a long, drawn-out process.

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