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Police search for man accused of killing Haines City mother

HAINES CITY, Fla. (WFLA) - Police in Haines City are searching for a homicide suspect who they say killed a mother of three. Officers were called to the area of North 18th Street early Saturday morning for reports of a gunshot victim. The victim, identified as 37-year-old Ricio Mozqueda, was found

WFLA.COM - 2018-03-17 16:52:20

LPD clerk, husband arrested for marijuana possession

LAKELAND - A Lakeland Police Department records clerk was arrested along with her newlywed husband Friday afternoon for marijuana possession. Alysen Johnson, 28, is on paid administrative leave from her job while an investigation continues, said LPD spokesman Sgt. Gary Gross. She is paid a yearly s

THE LEDGER - 2018-03-18 00:49:00

Lake Wales Police Investigating Fatal Crash On S.R. 60 In Front Of Walmart Sunday Afternoon

Lake Wales, Florida - The Lake Wales Police Department is currently Investigating a fatal crash on S. R. 60 just East of Buckmoor Rd. The crash occurred approximately at 1:30pm. Lake Wales Police Lt. David Black advised one person has died in the crash. Traffic is being rerouted due to scene. The ne

DAILYRIDGE.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Lakeland woman charged in fatal hit-and-run

A Lakeland woman has been arrested for a fatal hit and run that happened Friday evening. 36-year-old Christina Westdrop was driving north on US Highway 98 when her Mitsubishi Galant collided with a Toyota Camry. The Camry, that was stopped at West Socrum Loop Road, made a left turn in front of Wes

WESH - 2018-03-17 17:04:00

Suspect sought in murder of Haines City woman

Haines City police are looking for Maclovio Salas, 38, a suspect in the homicide of a woman early Saturday morning. HAINES CITY - Haines City police are looking for a suspect in the homicide of a woman early Saturday morning. According to Haines City Police Department Chief James Elensky, at 12:40 a

THE LEDGER - 2018-03-18 22:43:32

Haines City Police Investigating Domestic Homicide - Suspect Has Fled Scene

Haines City, Florida - The Haines City Police Department is currently investigating a domestic homicide. Police have a home taped off on 18th St. in Haines City. "We are investigating a homicide-domestic related. Suspect is identified and we obtained an arrest warrant for murder. He fled in a vehic

DAILYRIDGE.COM - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Officials Say Fire Drill During Shooting Walkout Was Mistake

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials at a Florida charter school have acknowledged that it was a mistake to hold a fire drill during a nationwide walkout on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting. Alan Black, director of schools for the Lakeland charter network, said in an email to the

NEWSTALKFLORIDA.COM - 2018-03-18 08:15:30

FHP: Kissimmee man killed while attempting illegal U-turn through median on U.S. 192

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A Kissimmee man is dead after he tried to make an illegal U-turn through the grass median on U.S. 192 early Saturday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Angel Feliciano, 41, was driving a 1999 Saturn sedan west on U.S. 192 near Target Boulevard around 2:15 a.m. when he tried to do a

WFTV - 2018-03-17 18:14:58