Detectives investigating three armed robberies in 24 hours

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

Just days before Christmas, Lee County authorities are investigating three armed robberies within 24 hours. Two convenience stores were robbed, along with a bank. While the crimes ..
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Deputy fired after trying to make a deal with an inmate

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Megan Contreras

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County deputy is out of a job tonight. James Brooks is accused of trying to make a deal with a former inmate, but deputies were able to build a case..
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Detectives arrest 2 teens for 7-Eleven robbery

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Robbery Unit have arrested the two individuals responsible for last month's armed robbery of the 7-Eleven, located at 2..
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Deputies arrest youth football coach on drug charges

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local Pop Warner football coach was arrested yesterday on drug charges. Deputies arrested 33-year-old David Leon Palmer after intercepting a package with more t..
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FMPD makes arrest in Fifth Third Bank robbery

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police have made an arrest in a robbery to Fifth Third Bank, located at 11511 S.R. 82, in September of this year. At 10:00 a.m. this morning, police lo..
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Snitch Stoppers 239 founder arrested on drug charges

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The man known for running the Facebook page Snitch Stoppers 239 has been arrested on drug charges. Edward Bergen, 28, was arrested for marijuana possession with i..
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Men allegedly fire shotgun at van with owner inside it

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROTONDA WEST, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested Tyler Wojcik and Nicholas Perkins, both 19, Monday for allegedly firing a shotgun at a parked van as the owner slep..
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CCSO arrests Englewood woman for neglect in son's drowning

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested Sharon Swat, 24, on Saturday on child neglect charges stemming from the drowning death of her 11-month-old son in June..
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Men allegedly steal truck full of tomatoes worth $8,000

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Two Immokalee men were arrested Sunday after they allegedly tried to drive away from a Punta Gorda farm with a truck full of almost $8,000 worth of tomatoes and ..
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Suspect allegedly threatens to shoot strangers

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police arrested John Thomas Burns, 68, after a brief vehicle pursuit ended in a crash early Sunday morning. A verbal altercation between Burns and se..
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Deputies arrest 3 during 'Operation RECEIPT' at Walmart

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with Walmart loss prevention personnel, held a second Operation RECEIPT on Thursday, resulting in a total o..
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FMPD arrests 16 suspected drug dealers

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police conducted a "round-up" of suspected drug dealers. Detectives targeted the area of Henderson Avenue in the Dunbar section of Fort Myers for t..
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Suspect in Lehigh double murder located in WY

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The search for Steven Tompkins and the 19-year-old woman accompanying him came to an end Thursday night. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, its Major ..
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FMPD arrests 2, seizes drugs while serving search warrants

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested two people and seized a large amount of drugs while serving two search warrants this morning. Tony Crews, 38, faces charges of possessi..
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Deputies shoot bank robbery suspect who claimed to have bomb

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DANIA BEACH, Fla.- Deputies with the Broward County Sheriff's Office shot an attempted bank robbery suspect, at 300 E. Dania Beach Blvd., who claimed to have a bomb. The man is ali..
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Woman allegedly caught on camera taking wallet, using card

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Punta Gorda woman Wednesday after she was identified as the woman seen in a video taking another woman’s w..
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1 suspect in Miami-Dade police manhunt identified

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade Police have identified one suspect who was shot and killed by officers during a countywide manhunt.    Police identified the suspect on Wedne..
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CCSO: Man threatens to shoot deputy during domestic dispute

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested Wesley Mark Henion, 52, on Monday, after he allegedly threatened to shoot a deputy while he was being arrested fo..
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DNA evidence leads detectives to North Port burglary suspect

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County detectives have arrested a North Port man for two burglaries in the South Gulf Cove area where hurricane shutters were removed from the houses. Ni..
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Stowaway from Jamaica found on ship in Tampa

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A stowaway from Jamaica has been arrested after authorities found him with nearly four pounds of marijuana on an inbound cargo ship at the Port of Tampa. &n..
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