3 arrested in SWAT raid; 3rd time drug house has been raided

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives this morning at 6:30 a.m. with assistance of the SWAT team raided a known drug house east of Punta Gorda. Th..
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LCSO arrests 11 in prostitution sting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Deputies conducted an undercover prostitution sting that led to the arrest of 11 individuals Wednesday afternoon. The following individuals w..
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Traffic stop leads to arrest on drug trafficking charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's road deputy made a traffic stop knowing the driver had a suspended license, and discovered quantities of drugs that resulted in eigh..
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2 Walmart employees accused of stealing electronics

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives this afternoon arrested two Englewood Walmart employees for stealing $4,000 worth of electronics and selling on Craigslist an..
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Cape man accused of sexual battery on a 10-year-old girl

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 70-year-old Robert Edgar Seesholtz, of 1821 NW 20th Terrace, on Tuesday after he was accused of sexually battering a 10-year-old girl o..
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Arrest report released detailing the murder of Debra Striano

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies have released the arrest report for Dustin Jaye, the suspect accused of murdering Debra Striano on the night of July 24th.  When deputies arrived at..
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Woman allegedly calls in fraudulent prescriptions for self

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives Tuesday arrested a second employee at a Port Charlotte doctor’s office that was calling in false pr..
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Pt. Charlotte woman allegedly stabs boyfriend with scissors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a woman who stabbed her boyfriend twice in his shoulder with a pair of scissors. Brittany Morgan Villatte, 26, ..
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CCSO arrests man for stealing candidate's sign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy arrested a Punta Gorda man this morning for stealing a campaign sign July 26 belonging to candidate John J. Perez who is runn..
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Stolen items posted to Craigslist 2 days after theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department has linked a local man to at least three burglaries after the thief posted stolen items for sale on Craigslist. Police arrested 2..
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CCSO arrests 2 of 4 in kidnapping of Englewood East man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD EAST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two of four men involved in an Englewood East kidnapping earlier this month. Christopher Lee Carroll, 40, of 73..
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Miami man arrested in Collier on human smuggling charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested 49-year-old Armando Valdes Rodriguez, of Miami, Thursday on human smuggling charges. According to the arrest report..
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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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