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Matlacha vandalism arrest
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

On Sunday, July 16, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple calls for service regarding criminal mischief incidents that had occurred in Mat...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is providing the information listed below in continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and educatio...

Jarvis Road Residential Burglary
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

On July 12, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service regarding a residential burglary that occurred at the Sievers’ home located ...

Scammers Use Bag of Tricks to Scheme You
Friday, July 21, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Fraud Line continues to receive hundreds of complaints from concerned residents about a variety of scams currently circulating t...

Home Invasion in Lehigh Acres
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Lee County Sheriff Office Deputies responded to 1020 Alvin Avenue, Lehigh Acres reference a home invasion. <...

Two Arrests Made in Kidnapping Incident
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Two Arrests Made in Kidnapping Incident

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

On July 17, 2017, Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to the East District sub...

Palm Beach Boulevard Shooting (Update #1)
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Palm Beach Boulevard Shooting (Update #1)

The shooting incident that occurred on Saturday evening in the area of Palm Beach Boulevard and Fairfax Road, Fort...

Shooting Investigation
Sunday, July 16, 2017

At approximately 9:20 p.m., Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call for service of a possible shooting in the area of Palm Beach Boulevard and ...

Deputy's Vehicle Burglarized - Update #2
Friday, July 14, 2017

Deputy's Vehicle Burglarized – Update #2

After days of lengthy and diligent investigation that resulted in three arrests, the Lee County Sheriff’s Off...

CarFit on Schedule for Upcoming Season
Friday, July 14, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is excited to release the new dates for this season’s CarFit events scheduled for October 2017 through March 2018. This free i...

CVS Homicide Investigation Update #3
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Homicide Investigation - Update #3

Friday, July 14, 2017

Having notified next of kin, the male victim of Monday ...

Homicide Investigation - Update #1
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The incident has been confirmed a murder-suicide.  Major Crimes detectives say a man killed his girlfriend after finding her with another man and then t...

Pine Run Lane homicide
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call, at approximately 8:24 pm on Tuesday evening, indicating that shots had been fired on the 19000 block of Pine ...
Grow House Dismantled
Friday, July 7, 2017

A tip from the public led Lee County detectives to the address of 1138 Amherst Street E., in Lehigh Acres.

During the investigation, probable cause was de...

Fifth Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation
Thursday, July 6, 2017

Fifth Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation

Thursday, July 6, 2017

A fifth suspect has been located in connection to a Lehigh Acres homicide inv...

ATM's & Easy Money
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Did you know this year marks the 50th anniversary of the automated teller machine? Also known as, an ATM or cash machine this handy way of banking began in 1967 i...

Burglary Suspect Captured
Thursday, June 29, 2017

After several burglaries were committed in the Lehigh Acres area, that included a church and funeral home, detectives have arrested the suspected culprit.

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Arrest Made in North Fort Myers Homicide
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Lee County detectives have arrested a man they say is responsible for a heinous murder in North Fort Myers last week.

This evening detectives arrested Bre...

Update #1
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

As the investigation has progressed, the Lee County Sheriff's Office has assumed the lead in this case from this point forward.

(Initial press ...

Summertime Safety Tips - Know Before You Go
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Are you planning a road trip this summer? If so, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit encourages you to follow these simple, common-sense safet...

Senior Safety Seminars Schedule
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Don’t miss your opportunity to “get to know your LCSO” as we continue our series of educational seminars featuring a variety of public safety topics present...

Sheriff’s Office Invests in Women’s Safety
Thursday, May 4, 2017

May is the month when we celebrate our mother’s and the special women in our lives. What better way to honor these women than by safeguarding lives and property...

IS THE IRS REALLY USING PRIVATE DEBT COLLECTORS?
Friday, April 14, 2017

Yes, it is true! The Internal Revenue Service is now working with private debt collection agencies to recover unpaid tax debts. The new program, authorized under ...

LCSO Partners with MedicAlert to Provide Free Wandering Medical ID Bracelets
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the MedicAlert Foundation, has announced a free program aimed to protect community members with dementia an...

Strangers and the Dangers They Pose
Thursday, March 9, 2017

With spring break, long days and warm weather quickly approaching, kids will be spending more time playing outdoors during their downtime away from school. Parent...

Tis’ the Season to be Aware of Traveling Trouble
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sheriff’s Senior Safety Seminars Return in 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mark your calendar for this year’s series of educational seminars and come join us for one or for all, beginning February through September.

Each sessi...

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week Is January 30th – February 3rd 2017
Thursday, January 26, 2017

How much do you know about Tax Related Identity Theft? If an identity thief is using your social security number, do you know the warning signs? Would you know wh...

Hard Drive Hackers Create Computer Havoc
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff Office fraud line has recently seen an increase in complaints related to technical support scams in which a scammer claims the computer use...

Rental Scam Can Ruin Your Plans
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Are you planning a vacation or looking for a new place to live by searching available properties online using websites such as Craigslist or Trulia? If so, the Le...

Sheriff’s Office and Family Initiative, Inc. Band Together
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

As the population of children and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to grow throughout Southwest Florida, the Lee County Sheriff’s ...

Phishing Scam Targets Amazon Shoppers
Thursday, December 15, 2016

If you shop on Amazon.com, listen up. AARP is reporting that a convincing and credible looking email purportedly being sent by Amazon is currently making the roun...

CarFit Event Helps Improve Comfort and Safety “Fit” for Senior Drivers
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

To help the 10,000 Americans turning 65 everyday, mobility experts are hosting a safety program designed to help senior drivers find a better “fit” with their...

Loan Inquiry Leaves Victim in the Red
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A postcard in the mail advertising a variety of lending products, followed by an online application for a short term loan, recently cost one local man $750.00 and...

Scammers Impersonating LCSO, Again!
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Scammers are once again using the name and phone number of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in order to steal cash from residents in what is known as “caller I...

Are You a Target for Identity Thieves?
Thursday, September 1, 2016

Did you know that over 15 million Americans will have their identities stolen this year and most won’t even realize they’ve been victimized until months or ev...

Study Up on these Back to School Scams
Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The start of a new school year is just around the corner, which means it’s time for students to shop for new school supplies, clothes, and electronic devices. W...

Residents Continue to Ring Sheriff’s Office Fraud Line
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Southwest Florida residents are targeted everyday by fraudsters posing as IRS agents, desperate grandchildren, online sweethearts, sweepstakes representatives and...

It’s Never Wrong to Do What’s Right
Friday, July 1, 2016

What would you do if you saw a stranger in your neighborhood looking into windows of parked cars? What if you received a knock at the door from someone claiming t...