Owner of north Florida adult care home arrested

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WILLISTON, Fla. (AP) - The owner of a small north Florida adult care home is facing charges that she abused her patients.    The Gainesville Sun reports Friday (http..
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Homeowner pulls gun on burglars

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Robert Burns

BUCKINGHAM, Fla. - A Buckingham homeowner arms himself with a gun during an attempted burglary Wednesday. The victim, who did not want to be identified, told deputies he heard loud..
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Pregnant woman shot in head, baby survives

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A man is accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend in the head at their Tampa apartment on Wednesday before briefly leading police on a chase.   &nbs..
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Deputies arrest Miami man for 6 recent lawn equipment thefts

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Miami man faces multiple felony charges in connection with six recent lawn equipment thefts in Collier County and the city of Naples. Landy Espada Gonzalez,..
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Ft. Myers woman accused of selling protected wildlife

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently concluded a joint operation with federal and state agencies on statewide wildlife law violati..
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CCSO makes 14 arrests during Operation RECEIPT

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Last week, members from a variety of specialty units within the Sheriff’s Office participated in Operation RECEIPT to target retail thefts at Wal-Mart..
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High school teacher accused of keeping puppy in his trunk

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A teacher from Gateway Charter High School faces animal cruelty charges after he allegedly kept a puppy in the trunk of his car during the school day on Friday. T..
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Deputies discover growhouse where children were living

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A marijuana growing operation was busted in Collier County on Saturday, thanks to a tip to the Department of Children and Families. Abel Miranda-Fuentes, the ..
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3 suspects allegedly spend counterfeit bills in Punta Gorda

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police arrested 32 year-old, Tavares Taylor, 34 year-old Audra Lyons, and 21 year-old, Brittany Smith, all from Broward County on Saturday, in refere..
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Man accused of holding woman and child at gunpoint

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police arrested a 21-year-old Punta Gorda man for allegedly holding a mother and her 12-year-old son at gunpoint in a home invasion robbery on Thursday..
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Man charged with killing his wife in Largo

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Police say a woman is dead after a physical altercation with her husband at her Largo home.    Largo police received a call from the couple's neig..
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SWFL makes text scam list

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A recent nation-wide study shows Florida as tops for text message scammers and SWFL ranked 118. According to Cloudmark Security Researcher Tom Landesman, the For..
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Deputies: Man posed as teen and had sex with minor

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Deputies in southwest Florida have arrested a 27-year-old man after he allegedly pretended to be a teen online and traveled to Sarasota to have sex with a min..
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Tampa police officer arrested on grand theft

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a Tampa Police officer on a charge of grand theft.    Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor says Detective Jeanette Hevel turne..
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Colo. farmers arrested in fatal listeria outbreak

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - The owners of a Colorado cantaloupe farm were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people in one of the nation's deadlie..
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FDLE arrests North Port man on child pornography charges

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Gregory Jones, 48, of North Port,  for 20 counts of possessing child pornography and 1 count of possessin..
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Mass. Police arrest man for sexual battery in Cape Coral

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A man wanted for a sexual battery that occurred in Cape Coral was arrested last night in Massachusetts. Jeffrey A Leclair, 48 was arrested by the Massachusetts St..
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Cape Police arrest 6 for overnight home invasion robbery

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police made six arrests in a violent home invasion that happened overnight. William Pope, Candice Jones, David Gubanich II, Robert Sande..
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Man accused of lewd & lascivious battery on underaged girl

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County deputies arrested 19-year-old Jancarlos Izquierdo-Matos Tuesday for lewd and lascivious battery on a person between the ages of 12 and 15. Izquierdo-Ma..
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Man arrested for bank robbery allegedly confesses to another

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- On Tuesday, Fort Myers Police arrested 33-year-old Keith Jones. He made his first appearance in court this morning and was charged with two counts of robbery with..
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