Suspect arrested after false report of rape on Edison campus

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The woman wanted for making false accusations of rape on the Charlotte County campus of Edison State College in 2009 has been arrested. Vikki Supplee, 34, of Por..
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Suspect caught in the act of illegal dumping in Englewood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy caught a man illegally starting to dump a trailer load of oak limbs along an Englewood East road. Kenneth James Passino, 2..
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Suspected meth dealer faces drug and weapons charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's Street Crimes Unit deputy stopped a vehicle in Port Charlotte for a defective headlight that resulted in arrest of the driver on ..
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Man accused of burglary and sexual assault in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 39-year-old Tregory Tyler on burglary and sexual assault charges after a woman was attacked in her home Monday evening. The victim told..
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Woman accused of property management fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Economic Crimes Unit detectives Wednesday arrested a Port Charlotte woman for renting homes through R. Zobel Property Ma..
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FMPD arrests 2 on drug and firearm charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested two suspects on Wednesday on drug and firearm charges. On Wednesday, FMPD served two search warrants to 3665 Highland Circle and 1754 E..
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Man arrested after allegedly biting medical center employee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Eddy Legrand, 57, was arrested after allegedly biting an employee at the David Lawrence Center on Tuesday. According to reports, the victim was helping the ..
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North Port woman accused of depositing fake Treasury check

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a North Port woman Tuesday who tried to deposit a $9,719 counterfeit U.S. Treasury check into her newly opened ..
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Man accused of beating, strangling and torturing girlfriend

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Punta Gorda man Monday for beating, strangling, stomping, threatening with a butcher knife, torturing, and impriso..
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Woman accused of calling in fake prescriptions for herself

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives Monday made an arrest of a Port Charlotte doctor’s employee who had fake prescriptions called in fo..
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Rick Goff speaks out about settlement in civil suit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

PUNTA GORDA Fla.-  When Rick Goff heard the news on Friday that Nathan Lee's civil suit against the Charlotte County Sheriff's had been settled out of court, he was just as su..
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3 accused of 'car hopping' in Englewood East

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives continue solving a rash of “car hopping” and home burglaries in the Englewood East and Rotonda West areas. T..
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Director of local charity accused of stealing $1 million

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The former executive director of a charity to help the disabled is under arrest and behind bars. State officials say Robert Bruist stole almost $1 million in stat..
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CCSO arrests North Ft. Myers man for stealing farm vehicles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

CHARLOTTE COUNTY Fla.- A Lee County man was arrested on June 1st on a Charlotte County Sherff's Office warrant. Joshua Allan Forman was transported Thursday from the..
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3 allegedly caught cooking meth near Punta Gorda

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office shut down a working methamphetamine lab in a vacant home at 37591 Washington Loop Road east of Punta Gorda and arrested thr..
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Suspect accused of stealing $10,000 family heirloom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Detectives have arrested Cory Ocean Shade, 24 of Cape Coral on charges of Grand Theft and Dealing in Stolen Property. Detectives were also able ..
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Woman accused of buying 800 pills to smuggle into prison

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 29-year-old Homestead woman is facing drug trafficking charges after she allegedly purchased hundreds of Oxycodone tablets from an undercover officer on Wed..
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Naples man accused of sexual battery on a young child

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested 21-year-old Robert Vance on charges of sexual battery on a victim under the age of 12. A very young victim and a 10-year-ol..
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Suspect arrested in occupied vehicle burglary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police have arrested a suspect in an attempted robbery of a woman who was sitting in her car. Brent Theodore Gerenda of Cape Coral was arrested by Poli..
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LCSO K9 catches robbery suspect

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A North Fort Myers man is in custody this morning in connection with three robberies thanks to the vigilance and assistance of the "eyes and ears" of citizens and..
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