Most Wanted Wednesday: We feature some of SWFL’s most wanted suspects; July 28
This weekly WINK News segment features fugitives from justice right here in Southwest Florida.
This is your chance to help out the community and give the tip that gets these people off the street. These suspects need to be found – and you can help. If you have seen them, reach out to Crime Stoppers or your local law enforcement. Call 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).
Here are three fugitives wanted by Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.
Daniel Maheux (DOB 9/10/66) – wanted in Lee County for violation of probation for DUI causing serious bodily injury.
Witnesses say they watched as Maheux barreled through a red light at a busy intersection on US-41, slamming into another driver, trapping the victim inside her car. When deputies arrived minutes later, they found Maheux “reeking of alcohol and speaking incoherently.”
When they asked if he’d been drinking Maheux gave the standard response of just two or three, however, his actions proved different.
He was ultimately found guilty of drunk driving causing a crash with serious injuries and spent just over three years in prison. He’s been out less than a year, and already he’s wanted for violating his probation. Mauheux is 5’10”, 215 pounds and was last known to be living in Estero.
Jarrett Walker (DOB 12/2/74) – wanted in Collier County on a bench warrant for failure to appear on a charge of aggravated battery causing intentional bodily harm, disability or disfigurement.
He spent seven and a half years in prison for robbery and aggravated battery. His release was on the condition that he would comply with certain court-ordered mandates, but instead, Walker has chosen to return to a life of crime.
His arrest record includes charges of battery/domestic violence, armed robbery, battery on a law enforcement officer and weapons violations.
He’s been known to work in the maintenance industry for local restaurants and grocery stores and was last living in the City of Naples.
He is 6’0”, 194 pounds and is known to his friends as “Sleepy Walker.”
Larry Simmons (DOB 9/16/97) – wanted in Lee County for violation of probation for fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer.
His current warrant stems from an incident earlier this year when he was caught driving a scooter down a busy road in the middle of the night with no lights on. When deputies pulled him over, Simmons stayed for just a moment then tried to restart the scooter so fast that he lost control and crashed it.
He then took off on foot but didn’t get too far before officers caught up with him. He told police that he ran because he had a warrant out of Charlotte County and didn’t want to go back to jail which, in the end, is exactly what happened.
He’s been booked in the Lee County Jail 19 times before for burglary, theft, drugs, and aggravated battery on a pregnant victim, among other crimes.
He was last known to be living in central Fort Myers, and has several tattoos including a teardrop and a dollar sign on his face, “family first” inked on his right arm, and “Lee County reaper” scripted on his stomach. And upon his arrest, he’ll be held without bond.
If you have a tip on the whereabouts of any of these wanted suspects contact Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers. All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers
1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or