2 Arrested in Punta Gorda prostitution sting

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by Punta Gorda Police officers, conducted an undercover prostitution operation Monday that resulte..
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Three masked men rob bowling alley with guns, fire shots

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three armed robbery suspects forced victims to the ground and shot witnesses when they tried to stop the thieves Monday night.  It all started at Pin Street..
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Englewood man arrested on child pornography charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 41-year-old John Anthony Hughes, of 1302 Overbrook Road in Englewood, for possession of child pornography. As a r..
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Only on WINK: Bonita woman allegedly gropes TSA officer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A traveler turns the tables on the TSA, giving her own version of a personal pat down.  Now she's facing charges for getting too close for comfort.  P..
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CCSO arrests 2 for neighborhood fight involving 3 victims

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two in a neighborhood fight in Port Charlotte Saturday morning involving three victims. Cody James Miller, 20, of..
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Suspects allegedly steal woman's purse & use credit cards

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, the Fort Myers Police Department arrested 22-year-old Juana Herrera, of Lehigh Acres, and 18-year-old Cristobal Martinez, of Fort Myers, for robbing ..
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Father allegedly throws 3-year-old son at boy's mother

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man for Child Abuse and Battery after he threw his three-year-old son at the boy’s mother...
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Cape PD arrests 5 for disorderly conduct at Stevie Tomato's

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral police arrested five men on charges of disorderly conduct Tuesday after witnesses said it appeared the men went to a Pine Island Road restaurant to pro..
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Suspect arrested for allegedly following children in his van

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police Department arrested 62-year-old Pedro Miguel Martinez-Leon, of Fort Myers, Wednesday for one count of luring and enticing a child. On Monday, at..
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More than $260,000 worth of pot discovered in grow house

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A 57-year-old man was in custody Tuesday after detectives busted a marijuana grow house in Golden Gate Estates and uncovered more than $260,000 worth of pot. ..
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Drugs found stashed under babies' crib

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County deputies busted a suspected drug dealer's home business after uncovering a hefty stash in a child's bedroom. Joshus Barajas was arrested on fel..
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Pt. Charlotte meth house raided, 3 arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office conducted a raid of a meth drug home Tuesday morning in Port Charlotte that led to the arrest of three people. Following..
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Fraudster found guilty after Christmas scheme arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Jorge Gutierrez of Cape Coral was found guilty on Monday, receiving five years of probation and restitution for uttering $22,000 in bad checks. Gutierrez received..
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9 More felony charges added to Army/Navy gunstore burglar

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives filed nine more felony charges on 21-year-old Sadikey Rolando Jennis for selling six of the weapons he stole from the Army/..
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Naples acupuncturist arrested for insurance fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE- Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Tuesday the arrest of a Naples acupuncturist for insurance fraud, grand theft and criminal use of personal ident..
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13-year-old arrested for stealing handgun from neighbor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 13-year-old boy Monday night for stealing a .380 caliber handgun from a neighbor’s home. The Port Charl..
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Cape PD arrests serial burglar

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Detectives have arrested a serial burglar responsible for multiple residential break-ins, specifically vacation rental homes. Over the past seve..
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Suspect arrested in Easter murder case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- An arrest has been made in the Easter morning murder on Broadway Avenue in Fort Myers.  Jamaal Dixon, 29, of 4815 30th St. SW in Lehigh Acres, was taken in..
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Man allegedly goes clubbing & leaves kids in the car

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 27-year-old Tomas Martinez on Sunday after he left four children, under 3 years of age, in an unlocked vehicle in the parking lot of Cl..
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3rd Teen arrested in Pt. Charlotte armed home invasion

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested the third teen in connection with the Apr. 8 armed home invasion robbery in the 18400 block of Robinson Avenue ..
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