Search leads FMPD to drugs, 1 arrest made

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 35-year-old Henry Leonard Sr. for possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia aftersearching 3..
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Inmate charged with a string of business burglaries

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a man in jail with another in a string of business burglaries in the Port Charlotte area. Sean Patrick Allen-Co..
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Woman accused of past Port Charlotte home burglary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Warrant Squad arrested a North Port woman Thursday when she was released from the Sarasota County Jail in Venice. She was broug..
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FMPD arrests 4 teens armed with guns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, the Fort Myers Police Department’s Violent Crimes Task Force while on proactive patrol came in contact with four teenagers armed with handguns..
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30 arrests made in school district check fraud case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit and the Fort Myers Police Department announce the arrests of 30 people in a check cashing scam. During ..
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Man accused of trying to steal a car had no way to start it

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 28-year-old Alva man Wednesday night, for allegedly breaking into a vehicle and attempting to steal it. David Driscoll ..
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Naples man arrested after alleged hit and run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Juan Garcesbetancourt, 35, was arrested on Wednesday after his alleged involvement in a hit and run accident in the Brittany Bay apartment complex.  Acco..
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Everglades City man allegedly held woman at gunpoint in home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla.- Aaron Tost, 27 was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly holding up a woman at gunpoint. Deputies said the suspect entered an acquaintance's home, put a gun ..
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Naples man faces charges after alleged hit and run

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Johny Francois, 26, was arrested Wednesday evening after leaving the scene of a car accident involving injury. Francois' black Mitsubishi Montero was stopped ..
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2 young Charlotte Co. boys arrested for kayak theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two boys involved in stealing a kayak, items from another boat, and attempting to steal a motorboat in the Englewood..
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Collier man accused of stabbing another with kitchen knife

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 24-year-old East Naples Man is under arrest, accused of stabbing an acquaintance.Jonathan Winsey faces felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly we..
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Dagger concealed in comb handle at justice center

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy at the Justice Center in Punta Gorda arrested a Deep Creek woman Tuesday after finding a dagger in her purse that was conceal..
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Bookkeeper accused of stealing $20,000 from local preschool

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Bokeelia woman Monday, after investigating a complaint accusing her of stealing $20,000 in tuition payments from Peppermi..
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CCSO arrests woman accused of stealing checks from grandma

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 71-year-old woman’s granddaughter for stealing checks from her Port Charlotte home and cashing them. Sh..
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Naples man facing charges of battery on elderly couple

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Mitchell James Toddy, 20, was arrested Sunday morning after assaulting a 71-year-old Naples man and his 65-year-old wife. The victims were taking a morning ..
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Man accused of fleeing deputy when traffic stop attempted

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy Sunday recognized a driver wanted for fleeing to elude last week, made the traffic stop, and found methamphetamine and $3,..
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Two juveniles arrested in homicide of food delivery man

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Sunday, July 1, 2012 the Fort Myers Police Department arrested two juveniles for the homicide of a delivery man last week. Police arrested Eddie Leonard (d.o...
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FL teen killed in Russian Roulette game

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida teenager has died after authorities say he was shot during a game of Russian Roulette.    Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies s..
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Naples father and son hospitalized after boat fire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - Florida Fish & Wildlife officers are investigating a boat fire that sent a father and son to the hospital. Officers say the fire happened around 11:30pm Friday, ..
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Keeping food delivery drivers safe after shooting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A killer is still on the loose. Thursday night, WINK News was at the Westchase Apartments minutes after a delivery driver was gunned down.  The victim was j..
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