Citizen complaints lead to the arrest of 2 on drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police seized drugs and arrested two individuals after an investigation stemming from citizen complaints. On Friday at 7:30 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department&..
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LCSO announces major break in Poklemba murder case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One of Lee County's most wanted fugitives has been captured in Mexico after nearly four years on the run. Working in conjunction with the Lee County Sheriff's Off..
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Hendry Co. man accused of having sex with a pig

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LABELLE, Fla.- A Labelle man has an arraignment date set for June 11th on charges of indecent exposure and fraud imperson, after a neighbor says he was caught having sex with a pig..
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Teen arrested for grand theft, 18th booking in jail

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy’s arrested a 15 year old boy for Grand Theft; his 18th booking at the Charlotte County Jail. The Port Charlotte juveni..
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Hotel housekeeper allegedly steals from customer's room

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte hotel housekeeper for stealing two checks from a customer’s room and depositing them int..
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Tips lead to arrest in ScubaVice computer theft

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-  On Wednesday, following extensive media coverage, multiple tips were received by SW Florida Crime Stoppers identifying the subjects in the surveillance phot..
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Man arrested for throwing baseball bat at an officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- John Stevens, 50, was arrested and is facing charges after throwing a wooden bat at an officer outside of his house on Wednesday morning. The conflict beg..
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Naples man arrested on child molestation charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples man is behind bars on child molestation charges. 29-year old Emmanuel Valerio is accused of molesting a little girl, under the age of twelve. Detectives bega..
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2 Suspects steal hundreds of dollars in meds from Publix

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Two Fort Lauderdale men are under arrest, accused of shoplifting hundreds of dollars of over-the-counter drugs from a Naples Publix. Collier County deputies say ..
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Ft. Myers man accused of sexual battery on a child under 12

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- William Anthony Walker stands accused of sexually battering a child under the age of 12. The 56-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday after the victim's mother c..
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Man gets life for participating in teen's murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for participating in a teen's slaying.    A Marion County judge sentenced 21-year-old Jus..
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Man gets 35 years for fatal robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for fatally shooting a man during a robbery.    A Hillsborough County judge sentence..
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Man gets life in prison for fatal shooting, arson

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison killing a man and setting fire to his home.    A Lee County judge sentenced 39-y..
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Man arrested in slaying of Tampa college student

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Police say they've made an arrest in the 2009 slaying of a University of Tampa student.    Tampa police announced Wednesday that they've charged 2..
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SWAT raids Pt. Charlotte home, 2 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives, aided by the SWAT team, raided a Port Charlotte home Wednesday morning at 2226 Hayworth Road and made two drug arrests...
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LSCO investigates job ad scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A woman answered an ad in the Lee County Shopper for a position as a personal assistant only to find that the ad was a scam, and her bank account was wiped c..
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Man faces DUI charges after causing motorcycle crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jonathon Moore, 27, was arrested and is facing DUI charges after causing a motorcycle to crash on Tuesday evening.  According to a witness, Moore t..
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Tampa woman allegedly steals identities of 55 victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katherine Kolter

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Michelle Dennison, 27, of Tampa, Fla. was arrested Tuesday afternoon and is facing charges of fraud and drug possesion.  The suspect was pulled..
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Suspect charged in 7-11 robbery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 44-year-old Elvin Thomas for allegedly robbing the 7-Eleven on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the..
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Suspected cocaine dealer arrested in Rotonda West

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROTONDA WEST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives Tuesday arrested a Rotonda West Cocaine drug dealer after two previous undercover purchases. Joseph Karl Ayala, 41, of 220..
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