Crime Stoppers tips lead to arrests of suspected robbers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A man and a woman from Lehigh Acres have been arrested for three robberies committed in two days (two less than 30 minutes apart). The robberies began on Sunday..
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Man arrested for drug trafficking after release from prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office reports a former Port Charlotte man was transported from a prison in Winona, Mississippi, to the Charlotte County Jail to f..
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Deputies find 96 pills stashed in woman's vagina

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Gulf Cove woman Monday morning on three outstanding drug warrants for Violation of Probation. At the County Jail, ..
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Employee accused of stealing $800 from Englewood boutique

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested an Englewood boutique employee Friday for multiple thefts by false voids, false returns, stealing cash out of the re..
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Ft. Myers man arrested in Cincinnati on child rape charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Airport police were waiting for 67-year-old Donald Girty of Fort Myers at his destination in Cincinnati Thursday, after an 8-year-old girl went to officials ..
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Suspicious behavior in Walgreens leads to child abuse arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Police arrested a 36-year-old woman on child abuse charges Thursday, after witnesses reported suspicious activity at a Marco Island Walgreen's. Suzanne Larose-W..
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2 accused of stealing Ronald McDonald Charity donation box

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Blake Albritton, 24, and Kayla Cortez, 20, face grand theft charges after allegedly stealing a credit card reader and Ronald McDonald Charity box from a Lehigh ..
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Suspect withdraws cash from ATM, wants bank to reimburse him

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GROVE CITY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Grove City man Thursday who wanted his bank to reimburse him for numerous fraudulent ATM transactions from his ac..
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Suspect accused of pawning items stolen during burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Deep Creek man Thursday morning for pawning stolen jewelry taken from home burglaries around the county. Jord..
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McDonald's employees report alleged fake armed robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Two Charlotte County men are under arrest for allegedly faking a robbery. Geraldo Francisco and Kenny Adams, both McDonald's employees, filed fake armed rob..
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FMPD make arrests in late August shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested two suspects on Wednesday, in connection with a shooting at 2354 Willard St. in late August, that happened after an argument over a mis..
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CCSO arrests out-of-state fugitive for bank robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Warrant Unit assisted the Lee County Marshal Task Force Wednesday at 11:45 p.m. in apprehending an out-of-state fugitive at the..
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Charlotte Co. firefighter arrested on DUI charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies arrested a Charlotte County firefighter on drunk driving charges Tuesday night. Craig Andrew Soosh was spotted by officers at 10:15 p.m., driving 6..
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Suspects accused of burglarizing boats at Englewood resort

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two men Tuesday for burglary and stealing items from four boats docked at Weston’s Resort, in Englewood. Steph..
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New 'Operation Medicine Cabinet' drop-off location dedicated

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office in Punta Gorda dedicated its third drop off site Tuesday for residents to properly dispose of unwanted medications. Since &..
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Teen accused of burglarizing multiple Punta Gorda homes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with at least two of five home burglaries on Hilnick Drive (off Washington Loop Ro..
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Deputies says suspect beat one of their K9s

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Robarge

LEE COUNTY, Fl. - A Lehigh Acres man is behind bars Friday after deputies say he beat one if their K9s. The good news is that the canine officer named Iron, is going to be fin..
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Detectives arrest 89 suspects in online prostitution bust

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POLK COUNTY, Fla.- Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested 89 suspects during an online prostitution investigation. Among those arrested were Anthony Carter, a car s..
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3 arrested on drug charges in SWAT & Narcotics raid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GROVE CITY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by the SWAT team, raided a Grove City home Friday morning and arrested three on drug charges. Billi..
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Man accused of punching LCSO K9 in the head multiple times

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 32-year-old Warren Jackson after he allegedly punched a K9 multiple times in the head. A witness called LCSO in regards t..
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