FMPD arrests Dunkin Donuts, Family Dollar robbery suspects

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police detectives located and arrested Richard Nelson, 37, and Melissa Mann, 34, on Monday, at 5:05 p.m., for armed robberies that occurred to Dunkin D..
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Pt. Charlotte woman accused of falsely reporting robbery

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A woman was arrested early this morning after she had falsely reported that she had been robbed, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. Just befo..
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CCSO: 2 caught with more than 7 lbs of synthetic drugs

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two women Thursday after they reportedly found more than seven pounds of synthetic drugs in their car during a tr..
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SWFL grow house, credit card counterfeiting ring busted

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A three-month investigation, spanning multiple jurisdictions, came to an end when three people were arrested by Cape Coral Police in connection with a marijuana g..
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Man allegedly met up with 15 y/o near school for sex

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested Matthew Morrison, 19, for lewd/lacivious battery after meeting up with a 15-year-old near Charlotte High School appr..
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EXCLUSIVE: FMPD Rounds up suspected drug dealers

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A WINK News Exclusive: Our cameras were rolling as FMPD officers searched for 21 suspected drug dealers. It was all part of a six-month long investigation. Lt. Vi..
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Police seize 57 lbs of pot, $13,000 in cash from Cape home

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Detectives seized more than 57 pounds of raw marijuana and $13,000 in cash yesterday from a grow house at 4114 East Gator Circle - minutes from ..
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Ft. Myers church volunteer faces molestation accusations

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's office is investigating allegations that a church volunteer molested a young boy on two separate occasions. Robert Little, 74, a former v..
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Cape PD finds marijuana growing operation in man's closet

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested Neal Joiner, of 3123 NW 16th Place, on charges of marijuana cultivation, possession with intent to sell, and paraphernalia charges, aft..
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2 Dunbar High students allegedly rob another in locker room

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two 16-year-old Dunbar High School students were arrested yesterday for allegedly robbing another student in the school's locker room. The victim told Lee County ..
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Man accused in Regions Bank robbery to appear before a judge

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- An accused bank robber is expected to appear before a judge today. The Collier County Sheriff's Office says German Otero robbed the Regions Bank on US 41 at R..
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FHP: Woman runs over husband in Sarasota driveway

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a 71-year-old woman ran over her husband in the driveway of their Venice home.    Troopers say 69-year-old Gary L..
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Police: Paraplegic man steals car from dealership

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Police say a paraplegic man stole a vehicle from an Ocala dealership before leading officers on a brief chase.    He was arrested a short time lat..
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Memorial event Sat. for teen killed in Fort Myers shooting

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Friends will come together Saturday night at Club Blu in Fort Myers to remember 17-year-old Alexis Wilson, shot and killed in Fort Myers over the weekend. The eve..
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Screaming man allegedly charges at deputies with scissors

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies were involved in a violent scuffle early Sunday morning, after finding a burglar armed with scissors in a victim's home. According t..
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Cape Coral neighborhood targeted by 'car hoppers'

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Jamie Ostroff

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- For the second time in a week, Cape Coral police officers are looking into a series of car break-ins within blocks of each other.Burglars broke into at least 15 v..
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Man strangles his dog after it attacked another

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 56-year-old Larry Peterson for animal cruelty after he allegedly choked his dog to death after it attacked another dog. Acc..
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Fire at fraternity house ruled accidental

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The State Fire Marshall says a fire at a fraternity house in Fort Myers was accidental, and likely electrical in nature.Two firefighters were injured while battl..
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79 y/o man accused of masturbating in McDonald's parking lot

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested Spencer Toner, 79, Thursday for allegedly masturbating in the parking lot of McDonald's, located at 28215 S. Tamiami Tr..
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Man allegedly sleeps with young teen he met online

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested Ortavious Robinson, 22, yesterday for lewd and lascivious battery after he was caught having sex with a girl between the ag..
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