Melissa Montoya

Former recycling plant worker accused of stealing checkbook, cashing $9K in checks

A former recycling plant worker was arrested on Wednesday after authorities say he stole thousands after finding a checkbook in the recyclables at this...

North Fort Myers man wins $1 million in scratch-off game

A North Fort Myers man has won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off game he purchased at Publix. Christopher Engle, 57, was awarded a...

Former Collier County elementary teacher admitted to placing recording device in girl’s bathroom

A former Collier County teacher admitted to authorities he installed a recording device in a girl's bathroom at the school where he taught, according...

Fire affects 9 people at Immokalee mobile home

Nine people, including a child, were impacted by a fire at a mobile home community in Immokalee on Saturday afternoon. The fire happened on S....

LCSO investigating incident near Circle K in south Fort Myers

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight disturbance near a Circle K on San Carlos Boulevard. The incident at the gas station at...

Former Charlotte correctional officer guilty of smuggling drugs into prison

A Fort Myers man has pleaded guilty to smuggling methamphetamine into Charlotte Correctional Institution while he worked there as a corrections officer. Troy Alexander Cole...

Cape Coral man sentenced to 18 years for molesting children he babysat

A 53-year-old Cape Coral man will spend 18 years in prison for molesting the children he was supposed to babysit instead. Paul Fitzgerald Moore was...

Authorities searching for tips in disappearance of North Fort Myers man

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking the public for tips on the disappearance of a man who was last seen in October of last...

Charlotte County deputies identify residential burglary suspect

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has identified a subject wanted in connection with a residential burglary thanks to assistance from the public. Deputies say the...

8 people injured in vehicle crash on State Road 31 in Charlotte County, roadway...

A vehicle crash on State Road 31 in Charlotte County injured at least eight people and shut down the roadway for medevac helicopters to...

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