Authorities accuse man of branding, stapling & starving dog

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County man has been charged with Cruelty to Animals for branding his dog among other offenses. On April 15th, Jacob Bustin-Pitts received the misdemeanor ci..
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Fed authorities charge 24 IRS workers with theft

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Twenty-four current and former Internal Revenue Service employees have been charged with stealing government benefits, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.&nbs..
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Pawn store transaction search leads to burglary charges

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- What started as an investigation into a pawn store transaction has led to multiple felony charges against a couple in connection with a series of residential ..
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Woman allegedly sells undercover cops 400 Oxycodone pills

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested 48-year-old Kelly Marie O'Hare on drug trafficking charges Monday regarding an alleged undercover drug buy of 400 Oxycodone pills..
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CCSO arrests suspects accused in Ricaltini's burglary

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Detectives following up on leads in the Monday morning burglary of Ricaltini's Bar and Grille in Englewood have identified the suspect and arrested two people earl..
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Man barricades himself in home after aggravated assault

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A North Port man barricaded himself in his home overnight on Saturday after an aggravated assault incident in which, the suspect said, the victims nearly ran over..
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Woman accused of having sex with teens while others watched

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRADENTON, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested 40-year-old Jeanine Shimandle, who is accused of having sex with two teens over spring break while others watched. Sh..
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North Port Police forced to use K9 to subdue burglar

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH PORT, Fla.- Officers with the North Port Police Department arrested a man on burglary charges Sunday at 3:00 a.m., after he allegedly broke into a home and chased the homeown..
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Woman allegedly calls 911 to spite boyfriend during argument

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 38-year-old Julie Rocha-Garcia just before midnight on Sunday for allegedly lying to 911 operators to spite her boyfrie..
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'Operation Dry Spring' yields 24 arrests in Charlotte County

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested 24 individuals under the age of 21 on charges involving alcohol, tobacco and/or synthetic drugs in a month's time...
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CCSO arrests third suspect in massive grow house bust

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives arrested a third person in connection with an ongoing grow house investigation. Roy Diaz, 38, of Miami, faces charges of marijuana trafficking and ..
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Seatbelt violation leads to drug trafficking arrest

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on a beige Ford Crown Victoria, after officers allegedly noticed the driver not wearing a seatb..
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Deputies make arrest in fatal McGregor DUI crash

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Contreras

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A deadly accident on McGregor Boulevard happened months ago, but the man who was behind the wheel is just now behind bars. Monday night, police arrested Paul Pomb..
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Deputy charged with illegal drug possession

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -Sheriff Mike Scott says he's disappointed and angry at one of his deputies. Deputy John Eaton was arrested Monday night after he got into a fight with his girlfri..
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Woman & boyfriend accused of destroying pizzeria

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 19-year-old Marissa Hallock and her 22-year-old boyfriend, Dominick Macchioni, just after midnight on Monday for alle..
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Man allegedly threatens deputies & President Obama

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Stanley Viner Thursday after he allegedly sent a threatening e-mail to the Sheriff's Office, against deputies a..
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FMPD seizes cash, weapons and more than $5,000 in drugs

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested two individuals and seized more than $5,000 in drugs after being called to the Brittany Apartments early Thursday morning. Just before ..
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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Port Charlotte

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop on a Chevy Suburban occupied by two subjects, originally initiated because the driver was not w..
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LCSO arrests 1, still seeks another in Xbox theft

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man was arrested after allegedly assisting in the theft of an Xbox gaming system from his employer. Another suspect is still being sought. Author..
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Woman allegedly found passed out with drugs near infant son

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman who was found passed out with drugs within reach of her 5-month-old son. Deputies arrived at 4624 Sloan Avenue..
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