TSA finds loaded handgun in suspect's bag at RSW

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Port Authority detained a 59-year-old man at the Southwest Florida International Airport on Sunday after TSA officers found a firearm in his bag. M..
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Woman arrested after $1 billion scheme unravels

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers woman who allegedly convinced acquaintances she was about to inherit more than $1 billion is under arrest after her scheme collapsed. Morgan Johnson,..
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Weapons and marijuana seized from Charlotte standoff home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested 52-year-old Maria Helen Burns, of 17492 Foremost Lane, and charged her with Cultivation of Marijuana. On May 22..
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1 Suspect in custody after shooting in Osprey

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OSPREY, Fla.- Deputies are investigating a shooting that left one person dead on Saturday in Osprey. On Saturday at approximately 2:30 p.m., deputies responded to the Bentley Resor..
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Miracle baseball team falls victim to insurance scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Miracle baseball team and its employees fell victim to an insurance scam and are now looking to press charges. Miracle employees discovered th..
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Shots fired in neighborhood enter woman's home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A woman was lying in bed on Friday evening when she heard multiple gunshots fired near her home in Suncoast Estates. The woman told deputies that she remai..
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Women robbed at gunpoint in home invasion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A mother and daughter were robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning after an intruder entered their home while they slept. The multiple suspects allegedly po..
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FMPD investigating 3 separate overnight shootings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police are investigating three separate shootings from overnight. The first, at Stella Street and Henderson Avenue, left five people with minor gunsho..
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Second suspect arrested in bowling alley robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police arrested a second suspect in a shooting at a Fort Myers bowling alley last month. Christopher Deanglo Davis is charged with Armed Robbery and 61 counts of..
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School check fraud investigation yields 4 more suspects

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Four more individuals have been charged in the ongoing Lee County School District check fraud investigation. Fort Myers Police arrested 26-year-old Christopher G..
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3rd Suspect arrested in grand theft of fishing equipment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives Thursday arrested the third man involved in a May 10 burglary and theft of $2,300 in fishing rods and reels from a..
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American Legion senior trustee accused of stealing $7,968

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives Thursday arrested a senior trustee of American Legion Post 103, located at 2101 Taylor Road, for Grand Theft and Scheme to ..
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Ft. Myers burglary suspects arrested thanks to tips

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, the Fort Myers Police Department arrested a 14-year-old and 15-year-old after community tips identified them as suspects in a crime. On Saturday, at ..
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Six more charges added on woman who fired shots at deputies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives filed six more charges Thursday on 34-year-old Lisa Marie Christopolus, of 17492 Foremost Lane. She wa..
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Copper wire stolen from undergound traffic signal box

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Approximately 2,000 feet of copper wire was stolen from the underground traffic signal box at the corner of Summerlin Road and College Pkwy on Wednesday. The dama..
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Gunshot fired at mother's vehicle while driving with kids

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.-  A mother's vehicle was shot at on Wednesday morning while she was driving home with her two children, according to police reports. The victim reported tha..
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Number of school check fraud arrests continues to grow

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Yet another suspect has been arrested in the Lee County School District check-cashing fraud scheme. A 20-year-old Fort Myers man is the latest to be arrested. Jon..
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Gun and drugs seized in bust, 1 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers man was arrested on drug charges Thursday morning, after an investigation due to citizen complaints of street level drug sales. Fort Myers Police con..
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Man faces charges after allegedly bringing gun to courthouse

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Naples man is facing charges of carrying a concealed weapon after allegedly bringing a loaded gun to the Fort Myers courthouse on Wednesday morning.&n..
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More school district check fraud suspects surface

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two additional arrests have been made in an ongoing Lee County School District check fraud investigation. There are several people facing charges for passing simi..
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