Woman accused of calling in fake prescriptions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte woman after she called in fraudulent prescriptions and was taken into custody when she went thro..
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FMPD arrests 10 in prostitution sting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police busted 10 people in a major prostitution sting. Uniformed officers went undercover for a "John's Operation" on Cleveland Avenue, after complaint..
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Police arrest school board employee on child porn charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- Authorities arrested an employee of the Sarasota County School Board Friday on child pornography charges. On Friday at 1:18 p.m., officers responded to 2600 BLK o..
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Man in hospital after south Ft. Myers shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

Fort Myers, Fla. -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in south Fort Myers.  One man has been taken to the hospital.  There is no word on his con..
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UPDATE: Deputies arrest suspect in Charlotte Co. Stabbing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLA.- Authorities have arrested a suspect in a stabbing in Charlotte county. 19-year-old Michael Ray See has been arrested and charged with attempted murder...
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LCSO captures one of SWFL's Most Wanted

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After nearly six months of running from the law, one of Crime Stoppers 10 Most Wanted fugitives now finds himself behind bars. Lee County Sheriff’s deputies..
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CCSO arrests 3 for ranch owners' property damage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Agriculture detective and FWC officer’s surveillance finally paid off early Thursday with the arrest to two men and a juveni..
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Tip leads to arrest of North Fort Myers teen in Kentucky

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Thanks to an anonymous tip called in to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, a North Fort Myers teenager who has wreaked havoc for months on end is finally behind ba..
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Woman allegedly defrauds church claiming sons were killed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Economic Crimes Unit detectives arrested a North Port woman for defrauding a Port Charlotte church saying her four sons were killed..
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Man allegedly engages in sexual relationship with young teen

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 60-year-old Dayne Wilson Wednesday on charges of lewd and lascivious battery after he allegedly engaged in an ongoing sexua..
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Woman accused of leaving baby on a doorstep

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County woman is in jail, accused of leaving her newborn on a doorstep. Deputies say 24-year-old Jennifer Brand left her baby in a car seat, wrapped in a bla..
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Deputies arrest father after toddler shot & killed himself

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A 24-year-old Charlotte County father has been arrested for the death of his young son. The 3-year-old boy in the head with an unsecured handgun last Novemb..
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Punta Gorda woman accused of stabbing another

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a woman Wednesday for stabbing a woman in the area of Pelican Drive and Grove Boulevard in the Charlotte Ranchette..
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Nine new tips in two Collier County disappearance cases

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Investigators say they received nine new tips in two Collier County cold cases.Terrance Williams and Felipe Santos vanished one month apart, nearly a decade a..
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Arrest made in the murder of an elderly Punta Gorda man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- An arrest has been made in the homicide of a 75-year-old Tropical Gulf Acres man that occurred Nov. 17, 2012. Deputies arrested 35-year-old Michael Christopher S..
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Employee allegedly embezzles more than $250,000

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A trusted employee, who had worked her way up to office manager for a group of local car dealerships, is charged with embezzling more than $250,000. Ashley Coffey..
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Suspects accused in a string of Collier County burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- This afternoon Collier County investigators are expected to release new details on a string of burglaries in the area.Investigators say three men (28-year-old..
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Teen accused of bringing 100 razor blades & pot to school

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's School Resource Officer at Port Charlotte High School arrested a 15-year-old student Tuesday for bringing 100 razor blades, mar..
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Body found burned in car wreckage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- A car crash leads to a death investigation in Lee County when authorities find a body inside the wreckage. The investigation is happening just North of Libert..
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Suspect turns himself in for battery on an officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives report that 33-year-old Jeffrey Dean May, of 14180 Burnt Store Road, turned himself in Tuesday afternoon...
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