Man allegedly lies to 911 dispatchers to get faster response

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 24-year-old Ryan Warosh just after 2:15 this morning, after he allegedly told 911 dispatchers he had a gun, in order to get..
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Interstate cooperation leads to arrest of SWFL fugitive

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A tip provided to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers led to the arrest of a Lee County woman who had fled from justice and was attempting to hide in Greensboro, Nor..
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Man allegedly makes himself at home while victim is away

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 46-year-old homeless man on Tuesday, accused of living in someone's home, using the victim's vehicle and bringing..
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Man accused in string of Lehigh Acres business burglaries

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Businesses along Lee Boulevard were targeted in string of early morning thefts, sparking an aggressive response from Lee County Sheriff's deputies in an effort ..
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Lee County men cited in bestiality cases

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two Lee County men have been cited in separate bestiality cases. Dennis Griffin of 4169 Pine Drop Lane, was cited by Lee County Animal Services under the County&r..
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Port Authority: Naples man attempts to bring gun on plane

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Port Authority arrested Naples resident Kurt Lutgert, 41, Monday after he allegedly attempted to bring a gun on a plane. Officers were called to th..
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Cape men accused of plotting to kidnap Ga. business owner

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Corey Lazar

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Three Cape Coral men were arrested today after allegedly planning to kidnap and rob a Georgia resident. On Thursday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office receive..
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Someone steals purse from motorcycle accident victim

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County couple became crime victims twice when someone stole the victim's purse after a hit and run accident. Paul Prince and his girlfriend Kara Worley say..
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CCSO arrests 4 on narcotics charges

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Members of the Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the SWAT Team, executed a search warrant Friday morning at a Punta Gorda residence where they had previousl..
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More than 200 lbs. pot seized from Cape Coral grow house

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Therese O'Shea

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Narcotics Detectives picked up 241 pounds of marijuana in a home rented to Ricardo Cardenas. The 32-year-old was arrested and taken to Lee County..
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Sports C.L.U.B. director accused of stealing funds

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested the director of Sports C.L.U.B. on Thursday for allegedly stealing just under $5,000 from the organization. Stephen Hud..
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FBI raids rescue 105 kids forced into prostitution

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 American cities, t..
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Fort Myers Police investigating shots fired at a home

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are looking for someone who fired shots at a home early Saturday morning. It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Gardenia Avenue, near Michigan Avenue...
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Iberia Bank robbed in East Naples

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Robin Wolf

NAPLES, Fla. - Deputies are searching for a robber who held up an East Naples bank Friday afternoon.   The robbery at Iberia Bank, 775 Airport-Pulling Road, was reported ..
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Identification needed in credit card fraud in Lee County

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Janet Wilson

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Detectives from the Economic Crimes Unit are requesting assistance in identifying a man who used a fraudulent credit card to purchase several thousand doll..
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Police Seize Drugs and Arrest Two in Separate Raids

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Janet Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On July 26th, 2013 at 6:42 am, the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of SWAT and uniformed officers served tw..
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FMPD needs your help to identify robbery suspects

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Janet Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On Thursday July 20, 2013 at approximately 10:14 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a robbery that had just occurred to a person at 3704 Clevelan..
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Suspects arrested in grand theft case of wallet

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  UPDATE: Over the course of the last 24 hours, more than 50 tips regarding the below case were received through Crime Stoppers, which led to the identificat..
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Georgia teens arrested for crimes on Gasparilla Island

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

GASPARILLA ISLAND, Fla.- Four teens from Georgia are facing multiple charges in Charlotte County as a result of a series of incidents on Gasparilla Island this week. Beginning on S..
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FMPD makes arrest in the case of SUV stolen with baby inside

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police have made one arrest in connection with an incident earlier this month, in which a vehicle was stolen with a baby inside. Jamie Ward, 22, has be..
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