Employees notice couple previously accused in TV theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested an El Jobean couple for stealing a $578 television from the Murdock Walmart, thanks to alert employees. Teara Ann..
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Unmarked Collier deputy's cruiser involved in crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A crash in Collier County sent a sheriff's deputy to the hospital Tuesday night.The collision happened on Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Hawaii Boulevard just b..
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Deputies arrest Deep Creek armed robbery suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEEP CREEK, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Punta Gorda man early this morning in connection with an armed home invasion Monday evening in ..
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CCSO locates suspect involved in Pt. Charlotte stabbing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident last Thursday at a Port Charlotte gas station. Richard Allen Foi..
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Punta Gorda woman suspected of using stolen credit card

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Punta Gorda woman for stealing a Port Charlotte woman’s debit card and making several purchases. Tiquis..
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CCSO searches for suspect accused in stabbing & hit-and-run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested one of two men involved in a reported stabbing and a hit and run Thursday at a gas station in Port Charlotte. R..
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Sheriff: Teen planned shooting, claims to have been bullied

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

TAFT, Calif. (AP) - A sheriff says a 16-year-old student who critically wounded a classmate with a shotgun told investigators he had been bullied by the victim and another student ..
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Judge: Colorado shooting suspect to face trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado judge says there's enough evidence for James Holmes to face trial on charges that allege he killed 12 people and injured 70 others in a movie th..
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619 gallons of diesel stolen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Corey Lazar

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Thieves target a Lehigh Acres gas station and stole 619 gallons of diesel fuel. Even with new security measures in place the thieves figured out a new way ..
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Elderly man chases burglary suspect with a machete

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A 77-year-old burglary victim allegedly defended his home by chasing the suspect with a machete Wednesday afternoon. The Lee County Sheriff's Office says 24-yea..
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Drug arrest plea deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- David Henley, the man accused of having marijuana and cocaine inside a former Lee County commissioner's rental car, admitted to the charges Wednesday. Henley acce..
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Motorcyclist run over, neighbors rush to rescue

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Witnesses jump into action to save the life of a motorcyclist trapped under a car in Lehigh Acres.The collision happened just after 9:00 P.M. Wednesday night at..
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City leaders respond to the violence in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Contreras

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Councilman Johnny Streets and City Manager William Mitchell, had a private meeting laying out their plan to attack the extreme number of homicides in the past 13 ..
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Bystanders hold purse snatching suspect til deputies arrive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies arrested 36-year-old Dominic Griffiths, a homeless man, at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday after witnesses say he snatched a woman's purse a fled. Bystanders caugh..
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Actor & activist make call to action in Collier cold case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Tyler Perry will hold a press conference on Thursday morning in Naples to announce major next steps for the missing person investigations of Terrance Williams..
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Officers capture sex offender after 24 years on the run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- A 60-year-old sex offender has been captured after 24 years on the run. Richard Verboys was convicted in Sarasota County of Lewd and Lascivious Battery on a Child f..
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Police need your help in solving Fort Myers murders

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Contreras

Chief Doug Baker is asking the community to come forward with any information regarding today's homicide in Dunbar. With the first homicide just seven days into the new year, the F..
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Pedestrian killed in N. Ft. Myers crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A crash at the intersection of Pondella Road and Orange Grove Boulevard killed 42-year-old William Harney Thursday night. It happened just before 11:00 O'cl..
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Conn. lt. gov.'s office: Giffords meeting planned

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A spokesman says Connecticut's lieutenant governor has been invited to attend a meeting between former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and families of the vic..
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Couple allegedly steals from 3 Port Charlotte businesses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives filed more charges on the couple who stole items from Tractor Supply Company and Dollar General Stores in Port Charlotte..
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