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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Police reportedly catch men with drugs at vacant house

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

OUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police arrested four people Monday evening, after responding to 5601 Almar Drive for a well-being check of some unattended cats. Upon arrival, office..
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Deputies allegedly find bags of pot during traffic stop

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two people Monday on drug distribution charges after a large quantity of marijuana was located during a traffic stop..
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FMPD finds 8 dogs locked in U-haul truck, arrests owner

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police rescued seven puppies and their mother from a locked U-haul truck yesterday around 7:15 p.m. Dustin Michael Unwin, 27, of Holiday, Florida, clai..
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EXCLUSIVE: WINK News investigates string of drug busts

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Jamie Ostroff

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -  A string of drug busts in Charlotte County landed dozens of suspects behind bars.WINK News dug through the paperwork to find out more about the alleged..
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North Port Police arrest man accused in shaken baby's death

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- North Port Police arrested a Bradenton man Friday night after a baby who had been left in his care died from traumatic injuries. Carter Bryant, 35, now faces char..
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Police arrest couple on drug charges following traffic stop

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested a couple on charges of trafficking Heroin and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, following a traffic stop for a seatbelt vio..
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CCSO arrests 1 during Operation Dry Water

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man was arrested Sunday on charges of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) during the Sheriff's Office's participation in Operation Dry Water this pas..
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LCSO arrests two for Lehigh shooting, attempted break-in

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Deputies arrested two men for attempting to break in to a Lehigh Acres home and allegedly shooting the man inside Sunday morning. Deputies arrested 24..
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Collier man accused of sexually assaulting 3 y/o

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Nicolas Lagunes-Barradas on Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a 3-year-old. The child was taken to ..
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Driver hits Sarasota deputy car, keeps going

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Haley Hinds

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. - Sarasota deputies cited a 77-year old Ellenton man for hitting a patrol car and then taking off.Dep. Chris Butler was making a traffic stop on northbound I-..
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Fla. man sentenced to prison for turtle egg poaching

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man has been sentenced to two years in prison for poaching more than 300 sea turtle eggs.    Kenneth Cornelius Coleman o..
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Deputies make 2nd arrest in the death of a Collier Marine

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies have made a second arrest in the case of the murdered Marine, Christopher Corey. Mallory McCann, 22, was arrested yesterday ..
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Accused scammers take off with others' estate sale proceeds

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's arrested two people accused of taking off with estate sale proceeds that didn't belong to them. On April 23, 2014, detectives were called in ..
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Serious crash in Lehigh sends 2 to the hospital

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Two people have been hospitalized after a car crash last night on State Road 82 and Alabama Road. The people involved were airlifted to one of the area's hosp..
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Boy, 12, charged with stealing school bus

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Panama City have arrested a 12-year-old for taking a school bus on a joy ride.    The Panama City News Herald (http://b..
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Woman allegedly tries to hit man with her car over money

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested a woman accused of trying to hit a man with her car last night because he owed her money. It happened around 9:30 p.m. at a barber shop..
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Police: Thief arrested after leaving shoe behind

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - It wasn't your typical Cinderella story. But in the end the shoe fit and 29-year-old Tyrell Copper found himself in jail.    Police s..
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LCSO investigates body found inside burned car

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Andrew Scheinthal

ST. JAMES CITY, Fla. - A body was found yesterday inside a burned vehicle on the southern end of Pine Island. Deputies arrived on scene at Warren Boulevard in St. James City and fo..
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