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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2 Lee Co. store clerks accused of selling alcohol to a minor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two Lee County store clerks face charges of selling alcohol to a minor after deputies conducted an investigation on Monday. James McMechan, an employee of C..
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Englewood woman allegedly smashes cruiser while DUI

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GROVE CITY, Fla.- Two Charlotte County Sheriff's officers got out of the way seconds before a drunk driver side swiped a CCSO patrol car on Placida Road by Lemon Bay High School Mo..
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Woman faces fraud charges after using found credit card

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A 34-year-old Loxahatchee woman is accused of fraudulently using a credit card found in a grocery store. On May 21, the Lee County Sheriff's Office was contacted ..
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Ft. Myers man accused of sexually assaulting 4-y/o child

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 29-year-old Fort Myers man is facing charges of sexual assault on a 4-year-old child after the victim came forward on July 10th. Edgar Perez-Lopez is accus..
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Twin brothers face criminal mischief charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- Twin brothers, John and Jacob Faircloth, were arrested on Sunday after allegedly harassing a victim in his car on Sunday. According to reports, the brothers w..
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Pt. Charlotte woman accused of stabbing boyfriend

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman after she stabbed her boyfriend with a kitchen knife at her home Saturday. Christina Mar..
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Cape man accused of 2 robberies in the same week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Darin Carignan is accused of robbing a Cape Coral nail salon on Thursday and a bank on Friday. On Thursday, at approximately 1:00 p.m. a male entered the L & ..
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Teens accused of stealing backpacks full of clothing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrest three juveniles for felony Grand Theft after stealing $326 of clothing stuffed in two backpacks from Walmart. A 17-..
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CCSO arrests 2 with outstanding warrants after traffic stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two from Port Charlotte Thursday involved in a traffic stop, a foot chase, a burglary, outstanding warrants, and ..
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Despite homicides, crime down in Ft. Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. -Even with a recent uptick in murders within the city limits, overall a new mid-year report shows overall crime has decreased.Crime is down in the City of Fort Mye..
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Man with badge arrested on concealed weapons charges at RSW

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Port Authority was called to investigate a suspicious male carrying a badge as if he was a police officer at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Cape Coral res..
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Trio accused of using baby stroller to steal from Kohl's

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested three convicted felons with a combined total of 48 bookings and 105 records, for stealing $545 in shoes from Kohl..
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