Thanksgiving break in ends with gunfire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Corey Lazar

As many in the San Simeon community enjoyed their annual thanksgiving feast, Fort Myers Police say a man tried to break in to a house on Cherrybrook Loop. The would-be robber didn'..
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Cape PD: keep your purse close when you shop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it can be easy to lose track of your belongings such as a wallet or purse. Right now, a woman is behind bars sus..
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Fla. jury awards man's neighbors $1.6 million

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GOODLAND, Fla. (AP) - A Southwest Florida jury awarded $1.65 million to neighbors of a man accused of taunting the neighborhood.    Following a two-day trial last we..
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Argument leads to stabbing in Englewood East

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested an Englewood East woman after she stabbed a man at the intersection of Kidron Avenue and Flintlock Street aroun..
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CCSO raids Rotonda West drug house

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROTONDA WEST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by Street Crimes and K9 units, served a search warrant at a known drug house in Rotonda West and ..
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Manatee Co. man accused of selling EBT card on Craigslist

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla.— A 21-year-old Bradenton man was arrested and charged with multiple crimes, including unauthorized use of public assistance for selling his food stamp ca..
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4 arrested for operating unlicensed pain management clinic

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Ft. Myers Regional Operations Center arrested Rebekah Stewart, 46, of Arcadia, Tricia Thompson, 37, of Saras..
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Man accused of stealing copper off FPL poles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEEP CREEK, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Deep Creek man for cutting, stealing, and selling copper wire from FPL from utility poles. Terry Wayne Davis, 32,..
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Police conduct internet-based prostitution investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Around 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested 43-year-old, Michele Lee O’Neill, who is currently homeless, on the charge of Prostitut..
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Fla woman arrested for defacing courthouse

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida woman who is going through a messy divorce has been arrested after police say she spray painted broken hearts and other graffiti outside a..
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Detectives arrest 3 in Port Charlotte armed robbery case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested two adults and one juvenile in the armed robbery of two juveniles in Port Charlotte. Christop..
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3-year-old Port Charlotte boy dies after accidental shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A 3-year-old Port Charlotte boy died of a gunshot wound after investigators say he found an unlocked gun in his home. The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office sa..
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Woman allegedly stabs husband 6 times with food skewer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte woman after she stabbed her husband six times with a 12-inch food skewer. Tammy Ellen Chance, 29..
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SCSO breaks up female crime ring

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has broken up a female crime ring suspected of committing at least 20 burglaries at Sarasota area homes over the past two weeks..
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FHP investigates deadly motorcycle crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash at Bayshore Road and Euclid Avenue in North Fort Myers. Troopers say a car was trying ..
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Car explodes into flames on I-75

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

Fort Myers. Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an explosive scene that happened on Interstate 75 between the Colonial and Daniels exits Thursday night. The vehicle was o..
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25 lbs of marijuana seized in I-75 traffic stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriffs deputies seized more than 25 lbs. of marijuana found in a vehicle being hauled from California. On Thursday, detectives with the Highway Inter..
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CCSO releases latest booking photo of accused murderer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office was sent the official booking photo Thursday from the Vermont State Police of Phillip Gavin Barr, 43, who was arrested Wedn..
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Alleged iPhone thief attempts the same in the Cape & Naples

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested a Miami Gardens man Wednesday on a warrant for stealing two iPhones from the AT&T store, located at 2499 Ta..
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4 arrested on 19 drug charges in Port Charlotte

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives arrested four Port Charlotte residents following a raid Wednesday at 6:05 a.m. on a known Methamphetamine..
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