Visitors try to use counterfeit money in Charlotte County

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Three people from Florida's east coast were arrested Sunday after they allegedly used or tried to use counterfeit money at various locations in Port Charlotte..
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Authorities find Lee Co. repeat offender hiding in a closet

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested a 20-year-old repeat offender just before 9:00 a.m. in North Cape Coral. Fernando Vega had been on the run for just ..
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FMPD arrests 4 in two drug raids Friday

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested four people in two separate drug raids on Friday. The Special Investigations Group and SWAT, along with uniformed officers, conducted t..
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Iberia Bank robbery suspect arrested

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

Collier County, Fla. -- Robbery suspect Michael Monaghan was arrested Friday during a traffic stop in the New England area.He has been charged with violation of state probation, ba..
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LCSO arrests 9 men in prostitution sting

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested nine men on prostitution charges after a sting operation set up on Thursday. LCSO set up the operation to raise awareness..
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Woman allegedly takes money from elderly homebuyer

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Catherine Delany, 42, was arrested for stealing proceeds intended for the purchase of a home. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit began inv..
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LCSO arrests man accused of claiming to be a contractor

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Charles D. Zammerilla, 46, was arrested for failing to complete a bathroom renovation he was hired for in the South Fort Myers area. The Lee County Sheriff&r..
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Police use stun gun, arrest 4 in nail salon brawl

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAYTON, Utah (AP) - Four people were arrested at a Utah nail salon after a brawl broke out involving employees, state inspectors and police, forcing an officer to deploy his stun g..
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3 men charged with smuggling contraband into jail

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Three men face felony charges of bringing contraband in the Pinellas County Jail after "brazen" plan failed.    On Thursday Pinellas County Sherif..
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Woman charged with illegal sale of lobster tails

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - A woman in the Florida Keys illegally sold 25 lobster tails to an undercover officer who responded to an ad she placed on Craigslist, the Florida Fish and Wil..
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Serial bank robber from Pt. Charlotte pleads guilty

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Marcus Dontell Lloyd, 43, pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit bank robbery, and one count of bank robbery. Lloyd faces a maximum penalty..
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Man allegedly lies to 911 dispatchers to get faster response

Updated 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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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