Punta Gorda victim of theft follows and detains suspect

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Punta Gorda man followed a suspect he saw leaving his work trailer and detained him until deputies arrived early this morning. Ismael Antonio Torres, 24, now f..
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'127 Hours' figure arrested on assault charges

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Aron Ralston, the Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal was made into the movie "127 Hours," was arrested in Denver on allegations of domestic violence aft..
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Public IDs woman accused of stealing from elderly victim

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested 32-year-old Laura Quinones after she allegedly stole an elderly man's debit card and racked up more than $9,000 in cha..
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Cape Police arrest reckless driver near recent accident site

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested a man accused of reckless driving on Hancock Bridge Parkway Thursday, only two days after a child was hit and seriously injured on that..
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Deputies arrest student accused of bringing knife to school

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested an 11-year-old L.A. Ainger Middle School student for allegedly bringing a knife to school on Tuesday.The assistant pri..
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Ga. Wendy's worker hides pot in burger, arrested

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A Wendy's employee who tucked a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.    Police in..
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FMPD arrests 3 teenaged vehicle burglary suspects

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department arrested three men believed to be responsible for about 60 burglaries along the McGregor Boulevard corridor. Since May, crimes ha..
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Miami man allegedly hid drugs in truck's door panel

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested a Miami man yesterday, after a traffic stop over suspicion of illegal window tint, when a detective discovered $5,000 wor..
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Sheriff: Fla. man kills wife, son with crossbow

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WESTON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida man killed his wife and son with a crossbow and was later found dead in a hotel room hundreds of miles away.    T..
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Former Cape mayoral candidate faces fraud charge

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Former mayoral candidate Stephen Lovejoy was arrested in November after allegedly violating a stop work order. Investigators with the Florida Division of Workers ..
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Collier deputies discover chop shop operation in Naples

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples man was arrested yesterday after an ongoing investigation revealed he was allegedly running a chop shop out of Big Red's Towing, located at 1511 16th Ave SW...
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Man accidentally hits dog, suspects attack & rob him

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A driver was allegedly attacked and robbed after accidentally hitting a dog that was running loose on Broadway Avenue last night."When I stopped, I called 911 imm..
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Collier driver accused of aiming loaded gun at other drivers

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested Alexei Carballea, 35, after he allegedly aimed a loaded gun out the window of his vehicle while driving around 5:00..
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Elderly man allegedly caught exposing himself in the park

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A North Fort Myers man was arrested Wednesday after a deputy saw him exposing himself at a Punta Gorda area park. Shortly after 11:00 a.m., a deputy on patrol dr..
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CCSO cites 2 men for tarpon, snook catch

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office cited two local men Monday, in the Coral Creek area of Placida, when they found both undersized snook and a tarpon on their b..
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Colonial Boulevard back open after deadly crash

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Derek Miloff

FORT MYERS, Fla. - All lanes of Colonial Blvd. are back open Friday morning after a deadly crash just west of Six Mile Cypress Pkwy. Thanksgiving night. Fort Myers Police say one p..
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Teen accused of random attacks on SWFL residents

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old girl in connection with senseless random attacks. The teen is charged with two counts of battery on a person ..
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Surveillance video catches teen burglary suspect in the act

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Wednesday, the Fort Myers Police Department arrested a 17-year-old suspect for Burglary to a Conveyance, Possession of a Firearm by a Minor and Theft of a Fire..
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Naples resident hits burglary suspect with a golf club

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A burglary suspect, who reportedly told deputies he was on the prowl for food and alcohol, got more than he bargained for when the homeowner chased him with a golf cl..
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Deputies seize marijuana, pills & loaded gun during search

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two people after executing a search warrant at a South Punta Gorda Heights residence earlier this morning. One man..
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