Polk County Florida

“Cat Man” Wanted On Murder Charges In Polk County, Turns Himself In

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – On June 24, 2021, Kelvin Ford, who has a Polk County Warrant for his arrest for second degree murder and tampering with evidence, turned himself in at the Orient Road Jail in Hillsborough County.

He will be transferred to Polk at a later date.

Earlier, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was actively searching for a man wanted for murder.

According to PCSO, 41-year-old Kelvin Ford, also known as “Cat Man”, was wanted for 2nd Degree Murder and Tampering with Evidence.

On Friday, around 11:00 a.m. that morning, Ford shot a man who was sitting in a vehicle in the Brenda Lane area of Auburndale.

Deputies say the victim then drove away from Ford, ultimately crashing on Old Dixie Highway.

The victim was transported to Lakeland Regional Medical Center, where he later died from his injury.

“Kelvin Ford is armed and should be considered dangerous. They need to be found and locked up as soon as possible. We ask that if anyone knows where these suspects are, please let us know. Call 911 – or, if you want to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS, said Sheriff Grady Judd.

Other News: Polk County Sheriff Searching For Man Who Shot A Woman Saturday Night

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