Lee Port Authority arrests 'disgruntled passenger' at RSW

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Officers with the Lee County Port Authority arrested a 45-year-old Naples woman at the Southwest Florida International Airport just before 5:30 a.m. this mor..
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Woman burglary suspect tries to swim to freedom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in Hernando County say a string of burglaries may have ended when a suspect was captured while trying to swim to freedom.   &..
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Thief cuts power, robs north Fla. business

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man shut off the electricity to the Internet Cafe in Lake City before robbing it early on Christmas Eve.    The Gainesville ..
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LCSO deputies investigating a shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Corey Lazar

WINK News crews are on the way to a shooting off Hancock Bridge Parkway and Royal Palm Rd. in North Fort Myers inside the Palm Island Community. Neighbors say one person was shot i..
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Restaurant brawl sends 3 to jail and 1 to the hospital

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two Nokomis men and an Arcadia woman involved in a brawl and fight in Denny’s Restaurant at 2:10 a.m. Sunda..
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Accident delays traffic on Colonial & SR 82

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Corey Lazar

An accident involving a black Cadillac SUV and another tan car delayed traffic on SR 82 and Colonial Tuesday afternoon. Investigators say the black SUV was stopped at the red light..
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Search continues for suspects in home invasion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Contreras

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office is continuing it's search for four men who robbed a home Saturday morning. The incident took place on the 1100 block of 11..
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Arrest made in Dunkin's Diamonds theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As the result of leads generated by detectives and tips given to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, an arrest has been made in the December 18th grand theft at Dun..
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Naples man arrested for claiming to be a dentist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

NAPLES, Fla. - Deputies said 51-year-old Luis Suarez Paz was conducting dental services inside his apartment near Radio Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard. The Collier County Sheriff..
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Former high school basketball coach accused in Ponzi scheme

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PASCO COUNTY, Fla.- A former basketball coach at Cypress Lake High School is under arrest for scamming friends and fellow employees out of approximately $200,000. The joint investi..
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Police make arrest in NPHS bomb threat made on Facebook

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- Officers arrested 19-year-old Kyle McMahan Friday for allegedly posting a bomb threat on Facebook regarding North Port High School last week. On December 17, ..
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Broward fugitive was found with drugs, cash and disguise

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One of the US Marshals' 15 most wanted fugitives is in custody in Broward County. Federal agents captured Felipe Torrealba at a townhouse in South Fort Myers Thur..
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CCSO discovers grow house worth $160,000 in the Estates

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies arrested a 52-year-old man Thursday after they found a grow house containing marijuana worth more than $160,000 at his Golden Gate Estates residence...
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Police seize drugs and $5,445 in cash during traffic stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy saw a blue Subaru with no headlights on Wednesday around 11:45 p.m. that resulted in drug trafficking charges and seizure ..
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LCSO makes arrest in Lehigh business burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's detectives have arrested a Fort Myers man in connection with recent break-ins to two Lehigh Acres businesses. On December 9, around 3:30 a.m...
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Sarasota woman arrested after autistic stepdaughter dies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 35-year-old Misty Stoddard, of 9021 Delft Road, for abusing her 11-year-old step-daughter who died on Monday..
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Convicted felon arrested on drug charges, 16th booking

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.-  Charlotte County Sheriff's Street Crimes Unit deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man Thursday at his home that was wanted for Trafficking in Percocet, a..
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Task force captures a top 15 most wanted fugitive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FT. MYERS, Fla. – The U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force apprehended Felipe Alexander Torrealba, one of the agency’s 15 Most Wanted fugitives, this afte..
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Isles of Capri fire district moves ahead with changes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

ISLES OF CAPRI, Fla.- The Isles of Capri fire district agreed to move forward with two options to change the way it's managed.They will either look at merging with East Naples.. or..
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Dog found dead in a crate after being hit by a car

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 52-year-old Ana Torres on Tuesday after allegedly leaving her injured dog in a crate to die, after it had been hit by..
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