Suspect allegedly points gun at Fort Myers Police officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police arrested 23-year-old Willie Jones for allegedly aiming a firearm at an officer on Sunday evening. Just after 7:00 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department res..
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Father and 2 sons allegedly host underage drinking party

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEEP CREEK, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a father and his two sons for having a house party in Deep Creek last Friday and serving alcohol to minors. Shawn Jac..
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Heavily armed man arrested after parking fight

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Clearwater Police have arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a parking officer over a ticket.    Authorities say 37-year-old Son T. Uong of ..
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Lee Co. woman allegedly obtains over 10,000 pills illegally

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Officers arrested Theresa Lynn Shirley, 48, the woman accused of hitting and killing a bicyclist on the Sanibel Causeway in 2011, for allegedly "doctor shopping."..
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Video allegedly shows corrections officer abusing a juvenile

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILTON, Fla.- A worker for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice was caught on camera reportedly abusing a child in her custody for 30 minutes.It happened in Milton, just nort..
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Auto auction company owner arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Gailhard

FORT MYERS-Fla.-John Henry said surveillance cameras were hidden all over his home. "It was a little James Bondish. A detective came in and introduced himself, swore me under ..
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Fla. man charged with shooting water tower

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a Florida man they say opened fire on a golf course and hit a city water tower.    Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies ..
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Man allegedly crashes Marco Island wedding

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - A Marco Island man was arrested after police say he drunkenly disrupted a beach wedding.     Police were called to the Marco Island Marriot..
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Suspect charged with CVS & Circle K robberies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Sheriff's deputies have located and arrested 21-year-old Weeggins-Blair Marc , of 825 Alvin Avenue, for the robbery of CVS and Circle K committed in the last..
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Cop shoots at fleeing thieves in busy parking lot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say thieves stole some televisions from a South Florida Target store and then tried to run over a police officer who tried to stop them in a busy p..
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2 arrested in NPHS baseball equipment theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- North Port Police have arrested two suspects in a baseball equipment theft from North Port High School. On Wednesday at 4:00 p.m., detectives arrested 19-year-old..
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Neighbors stop would-be robbers with machete

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Corey Lazar

Would be car thieves get a surprise when the would-be victims go on the attack to protect their property. Neighbors down Apache Street in Lehigh Acres stopped the crooks right..
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Pt. Charlotte man found guilty on tax fraud charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Peter Hesser, 51, of Port Charlotte, was found guilty of three counts of filing fraudulent tax returns and one count of tax evasion on Wednesday. Hesser was..
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Deputies arrest Pt. Charlotte woman after 3 drug buys

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Narcotics Detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman Tuesday on multiple drug-related charges after having conducted three separate drug purc..
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Arrest made in early morning Lehigh Acres grow house fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A fire broke out at 4305 13th Street S.W. in Lehigh Acres around 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. Upon arrival, officials found 168 marijuana plants inside the reside..
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Man charged after kittens found in freezer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area man faces charges after authorities say a visitor found four kittens - one of which was dead - in his freezer.    The Pi..
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17-year-old arrested for Lehigh Acres Graffiti

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with graffiti that has been seen in various parts of Lehigh Acres, especially along Gunner..
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Ex-prison guard charged with workers' comp fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A former Florida prison guard is free on bond after being charged with faking illness to fraudulently collect more than $2.7 million in workers' compensation.&nb..
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Couple accused of using stolen Walmart gift card

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives Thursday arrested a Tropical Gulf Acres couple after using a stolen Walmart gift card. Paul William Bowling, 29, and Stepha..
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Man crashes car into Estero River, cited for DUI

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla. - A 2006 Chevy crashed into the Estero River before 9:45 p.m. on Thursday. The driver was arrested for DUI. It happened near U.S. 41 and Corkscrew Rd. The driver, 60-y..
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