Off-duty officer & Good Samaritan take down robbery suspect

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An off-duty Fort Myers Police officer and a Good Samaritan stopped a man accused of robbing the RaceTrac gas station, located at 2335 Cleveland Avenue, this ..
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FMPD busts 7 suspected 'Johns' in undercover operation

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested seven people yesterday during an undercover operation along the Cleveland Avenue corridor to address prostitution complaints. Female of..
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Lake Placid man accused in storage unit burglary

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Lake Placid man was arrested Wednesday on charges including burglary, grand theft, sale of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance a..
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LCSO investigates deadly shooting involving police officers

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Corey Lazar

ESTERO, Fla.- One Naples Police officer is dead and another is injured after an overnight shooting in the Lakes of Estero community, off River Ranch Road. According to Lee County S..
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Burglary suspect reportedly stabs dog during a fight

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Jamie Ostroff

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- An Englewood man has been arrested on warrants involving three different cases on a variety of charges including burglary, battery, theft, dealing in stolen proper..
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SCSO: Man downloaded hundreds of child porn images

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 51-year-old accused of downloading hundreds of videos and images depicting children, as young as seven, engaged in sex..
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Florida woman charged after dog dies in hot car

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman faces animal cruelty charges following the death of a dog that authorities say was left in her car for more than 13 hours.    ..
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Police bust drug distribution center on Thomas St.

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested three people yesterday afternoon after a series of undercover drug buys, followed by the discovery of drugs and weapons in a home on Th..
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LCSO takes suspects into custody following chase

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Corey Lazar

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies have taken two people into custody on Haviland Ave. this afternoon, following a pursuit. According to LCSO, a deputy tried to cond..
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EXCLUSIVE: Man who bit 1-year-old defends himself

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Samantha Smink

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Andrew Sosa told WINK News exclusively, that a picture of his daughter with a bite mark on her face, is why he now faces charges of child cruelty. "He bit her twi..
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LCSO: Woman runs to neighbor, says she lives in a grow house

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Vanessa Mosquera

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Mistee Bramlett and Walter Coles yesterday, after reportedly finding 47 marijuana plants in the couple's home on the 3700 ..
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Woman reportedly punches victim who got her wet at the beach

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police arrested a 35-year-old woman, accused of punching another woman who accidentally wet her while rinsing off a beach chair at a public shower on 6th Avenu..
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Mother says man bites one-year-old boy as a punishment

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Andrew Scheinthal

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  Andrew Sosa was arrested after deputies say he bit a one-year-old. The mother of that child tells WINK news she wants Sosa punished. "I want this man to re..
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Man is beat up, zip tied and robbed in Lehigh Acres

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Megan Contreras

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Beat up and zip tied to a chair. A Lehigh Acres man was robbed inside of his home. It happened on Sixth Street West in Lehigh Acres, that's near Lee and Sunshin..
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Deputies arrest man accused of crashing into Lehigh home

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies have arrested the man accused of crashing into a house on Bethany Home Dr. just after midnight on Sunday. Jacob Zambrana, 38, was ..
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FMPD busts 2 suspected business burglars

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police responded to a burglary in progress call at Wallace International Trucks, located at 2761 Edison Avenue, around 8:00 p.m. yesterday. The 911 cal..
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Operation Summer Heat aims to get drugs of the streets

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has arrested 66 people in the last two weeks as part of Operation Summer Heat. The operation aimed to get drugs off the str..
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LCSO arrests 3 on drug charges following traffic stop

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested three people after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large amount of drugs in the vehicle on Monday. Seodorian..
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Man accused in deadly boat crash turns himself in

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Six months after a deadly boating accident, the man investigators are holding responsible has turned himself in, and bonded out of jail.Florida Fish and Wildl..
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Naples man busted in Polk County child sex sting

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Jennifer Jones

POLK COUNTY, Fla.- A Naples man is accused of trying to meet a child for sex. The Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested 20-year-old Jacob Bickel and 15 other suspects following an ..
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