The suspect involved in the February 14, 2017 Polk County, Florida police encounter has been identified as Steven Denard Watson.
On February 17, 2017, The Florida Inquirer obtained reports from the Polk County Sheriff's Office that Steven Denard Watson had been charged. The official report indicates that Watson was taken into custody following the encounter and charged for failing to appear for court.
The report specified Mr. Watson as a black man, 50 years old, 160 lbs, and 5' 6" tall. The report also indicated Mr. Watson's date of birth as 3/18/1966. More information about the report may be available from the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
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