Lehigh Middle student allegedly brings knife to school

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A 13-year-old Lehigh Acres Middle School student was arrested Friday for allegedly bringing a 12-inch knife to school. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Off..
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FMPD arrests 2, seizes drugs, cash and handgun during search

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- After a two-month period of undercover drug purchases, Fort Myers Police served a search warrant that led to the arrest of two people early Friday morning. At 4:2..
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Fmr Cape resident accused of attempted sex trafficking

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.- A former Cape Coral resident is accused of bringing an individual to Florida from Ecuador to have sex with minor girls for his own financial gain. If convicte..
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Indictment accuses SWFL residents of human smuggling

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA- Indictments were issued against six people, including one from Port Charlotte and two from North Port, accused of charges involving smuggling illegal immigrants into the cou..
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Cape police arrest 2nd suspect in child neglect case

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- There has been a second arrest in what Cape Coral Police called a "disgusting and deplorable" child neglect case. Police arrested Christopher Fogleman last night,..
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Man accused of killing dog with pickaxe appears in court

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A man accused of killing his dog with a pickaxe made his first appearance in a Lee County court today. Galen Aune, 30, is charged with animal cruelty. He allegedl..
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Cape Police find child living in deplorable conditions

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 20-year-old Vanessa Greenwell yesterday for child neglect, after they said they discovered she and her child were living in a home fill..
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Deputy-involved shooting in LaBelle leaves one man dead

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LABELLE, Fla. - One man is dead and two Hendry County deputies are on paid administrative leave after a shooting in LaBelle. Capt. Susan Harrelle with the Hendry County Sheriff's O..
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Man allegedly grabs undercover detective at public park

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man on battery charges yesterday, after he allegedly grabbed an undercover detective in the gr..
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Traffic stop leads to seizure of 10 bags of crack cocaine

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man was arrested this afternoon after a Charlotte County Sheriff's deputy stopped him for speeding and reportedly found bags of crack cocaine in hi..
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Officer charged with killing girlfriend's puppy

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BALTIMORE (AP) - A Baltimore police officer beat and choked his girlfriend's 7-month-old puppy and texted her a photo of the dog's body, authorities said Wednesday.   &nb..
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Man allegedly slashes victim's throat before fleeing police

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A 29-year-old man was arrested last night after allegedly slashing his boyfriend's neck with a box cutter before jumping into the Caloosahatchee River to flee pol..
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K9 saves deputy from alleged attack by star football player

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A star football player at Dunbar High School is behind bars again, after Lee County Sheriff's deputies say he attempted to choke a deputy before being apprehend..
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30 y/o allegedly has sex with minor after meeting him online

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested 30-year-old Shahna Franklin on Friday, for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old victim i..
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Police find 436 lbs. of marijuana in Cape home

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- "This is an episode of Cops. I can't believe this was happening!" said Nick Bolek. He saw Cape Coral officers take down a man suspected of growing marijuana ins..
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Waffle House robbery may be connected to rash of crimes

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery at the Waffle House on Daniels Parkway that happened around 3:15 a.m. Deputies are searching for two su..
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Man reportedly flees the scene of serious crash in Collier

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested Francisco Torres-Cardoza, 22, after they said he fled on foot following a serious crash on Davis Blvd. and Lakewood..
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FHP investigates deadly crash in Port Charlotte

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Derek Miloff

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly, single-vehicle crash on McCall Road at Fieldcrest Lane.  According to Charlotte County Fire and EMS..
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Lanes on I-75 back open after overnight truck rollover

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - All lanes are back open this morning after a semi-truck rolled over near mile marker 164, Duncan Road. WINK News was on scene of the crash just before Midni..
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CCSO arrests 3 men, seize marijuana & $5,800 in cash

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested three men in East Englewood, seized more than six pounds of marijuana and seized more than $5,800 in cash early..
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