Hardee County lies to the east of Bradenton. Hardee County is a pretty rural area with a population sitting around 28,000. The county was formed in 1921 and today many motorits will pass through this county as the travel through the state of Florida. Due to the many motorists who do in fact pass through, Hardee County has a major crackdown on speeding and other traffic violations. The recent years have seen an influx in the amount of tickets that have been issued from the 3 main police departments of the county. The police departments which are Bowling Green Police Department, Wauchula Police Department and Zolfo Spings Police Department have teamed up with the county sheriff's office and the Florida Highway Patrol to show their zero tolerance for moving violations within Hardee County.
Florida Highway Patrol uses a variety of measures to enforce the posted speed limits. These can range from laser and radar guns, to speed traps, to the use of marked and unmarked cars in hopes of catching someone who may not be following the speed limits. Most of the citations that have been issued by the Florida Highway Patrol have been for unlawful speeding as well as driving with a suspended license. The local police departments are also very aggressive and in the past year alone they have issued over 100 DUI arrests and a variety of other criminal citations have been issued.
It is no secret that the law enforcement of Hardee County are very proactive and if you find yourself facing criminal charges or have been issued a citation for any traffic infractions, the best thing that you can do is call our offices today. We have a team of experienced lawyers that are used to dealing with the officials of Hardee County as well as the only County Judge. Please give us a call today at 1-800-Fight-it, and see how our experience can benefit you.
The county is part of the 10th judicial circuit and the county judge is Judge Jeffery Mckibben. The county seat, which is where the courthouse is also located, is Wauchula. If you are facing criminal charges then the judge that will oversee your case is Judge Marcus Ezelle.
We cover the entire county of Hardee which includes Crewsville, Ft. Gree, Ona, Popash, Sweetwater, Bowling Green, Wauchula, and Zolfo Springs.
Legal Resources For Hardee County
- Hardee County Sheriff's Office
900 E Summit St. Wauchula, FL. (863) 773-0304
- Hardee County Courthouse
417 West Main St. Wauchula, FL. (863) 773-4422
- Wauchula Police Department
128 South 7th Avenue. Wauchula, FL. (863)- 773-3265
- Bowling Green Police Department
104 W Main Street. Bowling Green. FL. (863) 375-3549
- Zolfo Springs Police Department
104 5th Street West. Zolfo Springs, FL. (863) 735-1213