Fla. pastor arrested before he could burn Qurans

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida pastor has been arrested before he could set fire to almost 3,000 Qurans.    Polk County sheriff's officials say the Rev. Terry Jones..
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Bank robbery getaway van possibly used in other crimes

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A local business owner believes the getaway van used in a bank robbery last week is the same one used to burglarize his shop. Employees at Unique Auto Spa say som..
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LCSO arrests 5 accused of EBT fraud, 4 still wanted

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An undercover operation targeting fraud and embezzlement has netted six arrests, with more arrests expected. The Lee County Sheriff's Office Economic Crimes Unit ..
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Englewood teens accused of stealing skull & other artifacts

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- A fingerprint match from a burglary reported Monday led to the arrest of three Englewood area teenagers on Tuesday. On Monday, employees at the Cedar Point Environ..
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CCSO arrests 3 on drug charges

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Three Charlotte County residents were arrested Monday on multiple drug charges, after an undercover Narcotics detective spotted the one of them driving with..
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FMPD arrests suspect, seizes drugs & cash during search

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department conducted a lawful search warrant at 6226 Demery Circle Monday night, that resulted in one arrest and the seizure of drugs, parap..
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Zimmerman lawyer says no gun threat against wife

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - Police in Florida say the estranged wife of George Zimmerman has changed her account of what happened today -- so they haven't filed domestic violence charge..
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Victim injured in Ft. Myers shooting, suspect on the loose

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police are at a shooting on Lora St. and Luray Ave. Upon arrival, police located one male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to ..
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Man accused of neglecting dog, may have caused its death

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte man is under arrest after he found his dog dead in his home. Mark Kidd faces charges of animal abandonment. In March, Animal Control checked ..
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Owner of door-to-door meat sales company faces fraud charges

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The owner of a door-to-door meat and seafood company is accused of committing fraud with EBT cards and is facing almost two dozen charges.Michael Schnatter was ar..
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Detectives arrest 2 for battery in Port Charlotte parks

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Undercover Narcotics detectives with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested two men in separate incidents on Friday, at two different local Port Charl..
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Zimmerman, wife say the other was aggressor

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - The police chief of the Orlando suburb where officers are investigating a fight between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife says Shellie Zimmerman doesn'..
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CCSO adds more charges to vehicle burglary suspect

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte man, who was arrested Thursday night on multiple traffic, drug and burglary charges was charged Friday afternoon with additional burglary and..
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Miss. police arrest Ft. Myers couple on bank robbery charges

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss.- A morning bank robbery and subsequent massive manhunt in Ocean Springs, led to the arrest of two Fort Myers residents today, according to CBS affiliate WLOX. ..
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Naples PD arrests 4 on drug charges, more arrests pending

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Police arrested four suspects on drug charges this morning, after serving a search warrant at 528 14th St. Marijuana, oxycodone, crack cocaine and drug p..
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CCSO arrests suspect for vehicle burglary, traffic crash

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte man faces multiple charges today following the report of a vehicle burglary and a traffic crash Thursday night. Shortly after 11:00 p.m. Thur..
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Golden Gate Estate grow house operation catches fire

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Janet Wilson

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - At 6:19 Thursday morning, a fire was reported at the 2600 block of 2nd Street NE.  Big Corkscrew Fire Department responded, and..
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Suspect may be connected to 84 McGregor corridor burglaries

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Detectives believe there is a group of young men responsible for committing most of the 84 burglaries in the McGregor Boulevard corridor in the last three months...
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Sheriff Prummell warns of several phone scams

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

Charlotte County, Fla. --  Sheriff Bill Prummell is warning residents that scam artists have put a couple of different twists on some phone calls to try to coerce people to se..
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Deputies find fugitive hiding in air vent

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A fugitive is back in jail after deputies found him hiding in a Gainesville apartment's air conditioning system.    The incident happened Tu..
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