Punta Gorda K9 subdues 2 vehicle burglary suspects

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A K9 with the Punta Gorda Police Department is being credited with subduing two vehicle burglary suspects last night. On Tuesday, just before midnight, an alert ..
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Teen from Immokalee arrested for allegedly raping a minor

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Two people accused of taking part in the brutal beating and rape of a 16-year old girl in Hollywood made their first appearance in court on Monday..
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LCSO won't take over FMPD

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, FL.--The Lee County Sheriff's office won't take over Fort Myers Police.Voters easily shut down that plan at the polls tonight.We've been telling you the whole idea was ..
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LCSO employee allegedly caught with synthetic pot

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Sylvia Thomsen, a Lee County Sheriff's Office employee; her husband, Robert Thomsen, 48; and Justin Thomsen, 18; were arrested early Tuesday morning, after an i..
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Search for wanted man leads to 4 other arrests

Updated 9 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County deputies, who were looking for a man with an outstanding warrant yesterday, found instead a house that smelled of marijuana where four other ..
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5 citations issued for texting while driving in first month

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- In the first month it's been illegal to text while driving in Florida, WINK News has learned Southwest Florida law enforcement officers have only issued a total o..
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5 teens charged in gang rape

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Five South Florida teens - two females and three males - are facing charges after authorities say they participated in the brutal beating and rape of another..
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Deputies discover body & marijuana grow house in Ft. Myers

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office discovered a dead body at a marijuana grow house on the 13000 block of Freshman Lane over the weekend.The South Trail Fire Departm..
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Panhandle man, 82, charged in black bear deaths

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials have charged an 82-year-old Panhandle man for shooting and killing a mother black bear and her cub.    Richard A. W..
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Collier murder suspect allegedly punches 4 fellow inmates

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County man accused of murdering his family is in even more trouble tonight. Mesac Damas is accused of cutting the throats of his wife and five chil..
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Cape PD makes arrest in July fatal crash

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested 26-year-old William Siddons around 4:30 p.m. Siddons turned himself into the Cape Coral Police Department in reference to a fatal traff..
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FMPD finds, arrests suspect in fatal hit and run crash

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department arrested Frank Pizzurro, 41, today, for leaving the scene of a crash involving death. On Sunday, October 20, at 1:41 a.m., the FM..
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FMPD arrests 2 for allegedly selling 'spice'

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police arrested two people for selling synthetic marijuana today. Salem Seleiman, 18, was arrested for four counts of sale and possession of a synt..
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Tip leads to arrest repeat offender for the 38th time

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- As a result of a Crime Stoppers tip, Shanice Stewart was arrested this morning in Lehigh Acres, charged with larceny theft for stealing three carts full of merc..
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Cape PD seizes nearly $1 million in pot during recent busts

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police Department conducted a follow-up investigation, based on evidence and information collected surrounding Tuesday's grow house bust and a..
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Business owner accused of telemarketing without a license

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The owner of an air conditioning company is under arrest, accused of operating a telemarketing room, without a license. This is all connected to a larger case the..
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CCSO arrests 3 on drug trafficking charges

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte woman, her son and his girlfriend were arrested this morning when the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at her home. ..
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Man kidnaps woman, kills self after police chase

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in central Florida say a man apparently kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and fatally shot himself after leading police on a chase on Interstate 95.&nbs..
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911 call reveals panic in Everglades City plane crash

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla - Authorities on Tuesday released the 911 call made after Sunday's small plane crash in Everglades City. Four people were aboard the plane when it crashed in 5..
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Lee County Deputies arrest man for human trafficking

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Texas man accused of human trafficking was booked into the Lee County Jail Friday. The sheriff's office says on Friday around 8:30 am, deputies from the Lee Co..
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