Teen allegedly steals weapons from 2 vehicles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for stealing weapons from two vehicles in Port Charlotte. Thomas David Solesbee, 18, of 21882 Calvin Lane..
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Man & baby in stroller hit in Lehigh Acres, injuries minor

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- Danger for a man and his baby talking a walk along a Lehigh Acres road on Tuesday night.Florida Highway Patrol troopers tell WINK News, the man was at Lee Str..
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Only on WINK: Rays player involved in two crashes day of DUI

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.  -- WINK News has learned the Tampa Bay Rays player, Matthew Bush, who is accused of DUI and a hit and run that left a Charlotte County man in the hospi..
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Multi-agency weapons bust yields 14 arrests

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fourteen people have been arrested in a major Fort Myers weapons bust. Local, state and federal officials Tuesday announced the conclusion of a six-month operatio..
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Man arrested for stealing brass and copper from Home Depot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A homeless Naples man was arrested for grand theft after shoplifting fro Home Depot on Tuesday. Lonnie Heckelman slipped multiple brass fittings, copper tubing cutter..
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Mom speeding in a school zone leads to drug charges

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy saw a woman driver speeding in an East Elementary school zone at 8:36 a.m. Monday and made a traffic stop that led to multipl..
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Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking arrest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy observed a man driving and not wearing his seat belt that led to drug trafficking charges. The incident occurred at Fairway D..
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Man arrested for stabbing bicyclist in Punta Gorda

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man for stabbing a bicyclist Friday afternoon south of Punta Gorda. Armando Fra..
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Burglary suspect startled by homeowner

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to the burglary of an apartment located at 5247 Red Cedar Drive. Upon arrival police learned that the res..
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2 Teens allegedly burglarized home of a 93-year-old woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two Port Charlotte boys Friday morning who broke into and stole items from a 93-year-old woman while she slept...
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Suspect arrested for allegedly shooting a man in the buttock

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 23-year-old Fort Myers man was arrested after an argument escalated, leaving one victim with a gunshot wound to the buttock. Fort Myers Police arrested Joseph W..
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Only on WINK: Woman spit on in traffic holds no grudge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Only on WINK, a road rage incident has a Cape Coral woman needing a shower after another driver actually spit on her in traffic.  That woman, Lois Artino, ..
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LCSO confirms connection between two Miromar robberies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office is confirming a connection between two robberies at Estero's Miromar Outlets. The two robberies were spaced out between nine days. Both vi..
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Cape man arrested in road rage spitting incident

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-  An arrest has been made in the case of road rage in Cape Coral, wherein an elderly woman was spit on. Kurt Ronis was arrested for battery on a person 65 yea..
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SWFL fugitive captured in Texas

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After more than nine months on the run, one of Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers' 10 Most Wanted fugitives has been apprehended in Texas, as a direct result of an ..
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Bonita robbery victim rats himself out to LCSO

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- On Thursday, at approximately 10:39 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an armed robbery that had just taken place at the Ba..
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Ft. Myers man charged with scheme to defraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A joint investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Economic Crimes Unit and State Office of Financial Regulation has culminated in the arrest of a Ft. Myers..
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2 burglars caught inside a Port Charlotte home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two men caught inside a home in the 3300 block of Croton Terrace in Port Charlotte early this morning. The owne..
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Anonymous tip leads Cape PD to suspect in multiple crimes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- On January 11, 2012 a woman called Cape Coral Police to report that her vacation rental home had been burglarized as she slept. She awoke to discover that thieves..
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Teen caught allegedly burglarizing Burnt Store Village home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested 18-year-old Dontavious Clevon Powell, of 16120 Alcira Circle in Burnt Store Village, who was caught red-handed in ..
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