Polk County FL Sheriff: Come to our hurricane shelter with a warrant? Go to jail

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd issued a warning for sex offenders and predators seeking shelter with Hurricane Irma looming arrival.

Judd said law enforcement officers will check identifications at county shelters, according to tweets posted on Wednesday.

In the tweets, Judd said sex offenders would not be allowed at the shelters. He also stated sheriff’s deputies would escort anyone with a warrant to the Polk County Jail.

Know your zone: Tampa Bay-area evacuation zones and routes

Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download the 10 News app now.

Have a news tip? Email desk@wtsp.com, or visit our Facebook page or Twitter feed.

© 2017 WTSP-TV


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment