Fort Myers Police ID 31 alleged drug dealers

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of the Violent Crimes Task Force, Community Policing Officers, Public Ho..
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Man accused of running grow house in the presence of kids

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested Carlos Antunez, 40, of 530 Wilson Blvd., for allegedly running an elaborate indoor marijuana growing operation at on the sa..
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Video shows couple assaulting donut shop worker

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAUDERHILL, Fla. (AP) - A man and his wife are accused of assaulting a Dunkin' Donuts employee for getting their coffee order wrong.    The incident on Tuesday at th..
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911 call discusses school gunman's mental health

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Emergency dispatchers were told that the suspect in a shooting and standoff at a suburban Atlanta school was off his medication and he thought he should have g..
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Man accused of stealing 427 lbs of saw palmetto berries

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 42-year-old man accused of stealing 427 pounds of saw palmetto berries on Tuesday morning. Edius Audate faces gra..
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Police ID suspect in Ga. school shooting

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Police say the suspect in a shooting at an Atlanta-area elementary school is 20 years old and faces several charges, including aggravated assault on a police of..
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Naples grandfather arrested, accused of kidnapping grandson

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

NAPLES, Fla. - "My son is safe, I've been waiting for two years to hear that." For the first time since her son Zachary disappeared from her California home, Stephanie Byrd will hu..
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3 men caught over shark limit in Englewood

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office's Marine Patrol Unit issued three men citations last Thursday for having possession of more than the legal limit of sharks on..
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Lehigh Acres woman fights off attacker with cup of coffee

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres woman used a creative weapon to help her fight off an attacker hiding in the back of her car. Deputies say the woman went into the 7-11 on Lee Bo..
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Suspected jewelry thief at the center of Cape stand-off

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police said the man responsible for ransacking a jewelry store is the same man at the center of a stand-off with SWAT last Friday. An entire neighborho..
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CCSO arrests 4 accused of making meth

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County deputies arrested four individuals for allegedly cooking meth. Narcotics deputies searched a home on Olean Blvd., and reportedly found materi..
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Teen allegedly threatens another student with a knife on bus

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Police arrested a 13-year-old Cape Coral Charter School student Friday afternoon, who allegedly brought a knife with a 7-inch blade to school, and ..
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Fort Myers man arrested, accused of knowingly spreading HIV

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Walls

Fort Myers, Fla. -- Late Friday night, Sheriff's deputies arrested a Fort Myers man accused of knowingly spreading HIV.  Chris Cifatte and Corey Lazar have been working on thi..
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Suspect convicted of terror-related crimes arrested again

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorities have arrested a Fort Myers man who served prison time for providing material to terrorism, related to a plot to blow up the Sears Tower, this time for..
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Brevard clerk charged with bribery

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

VIERA, Fla. (AP) - The former Clerk of Courts for Brevard County has been arrested on charges of bribery and bid tampering.    Mitch Needelman, who is a former state..
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Warrants: Mother, boy tortured before friend fled

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Search warrants say a family friend tortured and killed a mother and her 8-year old son before setting his San Diego-area home on fire and fleeing with the woman's..
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WINK Exclusive: Lee Memorial bans big bills

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Robert Burns

FT. MYERS, Fla. - Lee Memorial Health System has put a ban on accepting large bills after thieves use phoney cash 3 times in as many weeks. LMHS plans to enforce the ban at least t..
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Citizens Review Board wants fired FMPD officer back on force

Updated 7 months ago   
By: WINK Administrator

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Citizens Police Review Board voted tonight that they do not approve of Chief Bakers actions of firing officer Trevor Lehman. The FMPD officer was fired for u..
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Man releases 1 of 3 hostages from La. bank

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) - Authorities say a man who took three people hostage at a rural Louisiana bank has released a female bank teller and that negotiations are continuing to secur..
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Man charged in murder-for-fire plot

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man who authorities say was keeping a large cache of weapons has been charged with trying to hire someone to kill his wife and her fami..
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