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Corrections Deputy Arrested for DUI
Saturday, April 19, 2014

A Lee County Sheriff's Office Corrections Deputy has been arrested and charged with DUI. Anthony Rivera was arrested shortly after 9:00 p.m. on April 18, 2014, by...

Easter Bunny Toy Run Set for this Saturday
Friday, April 18, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit, V.O.I.C.E. personnel and Community Service Aide’s are participating in a charity motorcycle escort this weekend....

Update-Two Critically Injured in Roadway Confrontation
Friday, April 18, 2014

The victims in this incident remain hospitalized and are identified as Kristee Barres (DOB 09/05/1980), 219 Palmacea Road, Fort Myers and Lorraine McDaniel (10/16...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, April 18, 2014

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

If in Doubt, Keep Them Out!
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Crooks come in many disguises! Some come knocking on your front door or simply stop to talk to you while you are doing yard work. A reminder from the Lee County S...

Homicide Investigation in Lehigh Acres - Update #2
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lee County deputies have arrested three men in connection with a murder last month in Lehigh Acres. Today, detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Ma...

Six Big Debit Card No-No’s
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In light of the recent discovery of skimmers placed inside of gas pumps at several local gas stations, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office reminds consumers that wh...

Update: Missing Endangered Adult
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Gary Belleisle has been located and is safe. 

(Initial Press Release April 16, 2014 11:15am)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for th...

Rainy Day Reminders for Safer Roads
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Yesterday saw heavy rains and winds across Southwest Florida.  When there are extended periods between rainy weather, public safety respo...

“Start the Video” - Setting the Record Straight
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

 Recent news and social network coverage of a traffic stop involving deputies assigned a specialty unit of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has garnered pub...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

 Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a...

Missing Endangered Adult
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a 19 year old male.

James William Hilbreth, W/M, 6’, 150 pounds, brown hair...

Sexual Predator Notification
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexua...

Accident Claims Life of Local Meteorologist
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A tragic bicycle accident has claimed the life of a popular television meteorologist.  James Reif (DOB 8-17-52) of Estero died following an accident that occ...

Project Lifesaver + Autism = Peace of Mind
Friday, April 4, 2014

In conjunction with Autism organizations around our nation, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office proudly recognizes April as Autism Awareness Month. We honor those c...

Traffic Fatality on Fort Myers Beach - Update #1
Friday, March 28, 2014

The victim is identified as Jennifer Jaworski (DOB 7-14-45) of Toledo, Ohio.

(Initial press release from March 27, 2014   12:10 p.m.)

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Sheriff's Summer Youth Program
Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce the return of our 18th Annual “Sheriff’s Summer Youth Program”.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Off...

Deputies Seek Driver for Hit and Run Crash
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit are investigating a hit and run that left a child with serious injuries.

On Monday, March 24 a...

Accident Victim Dies
Thursday, March 27, 2014

A North Fort Myers man has died from injuries he received in a crash last week. 

Michael Moore (DOB 3-16-40) of 1010 Hancock Bridge Parkway, North F...

Detectives Release Surveillance Video of Armed Robbery
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Lee County sheriff's detectives hope someone can identify the woman who pulled off an armed robbery this afternoon in Bonita Springs.

At approximatel...

Utility Bill Scam Striking Lee County Again
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Small business owners in Southwest Florida are once again being targeted in the so called “utility bill” scam. Today, the Sheriff’s Office Fraud line receiv...

Traffic Advisory
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

On Wednesday March 26, 2014 the Daniels corridor and surrounding roadways will experience heavy traffic due to spring training baseball games at Hammond stadium a...

2013 LCSO Annual Report Available Online
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

A copy of the 2013 Annual Crime Report from the Lee County Sheriff's Office is now available on the public website.  Simply go to the agency home page at

Detectives On the Hunt for Matlacha Burglars
Friday, March 21, 2014

Lee County sheriff's detectives are searching for two men believed responsible for two recent business burglaries in Matlacha.

The first burglary occ...

Operation March Madness
Thursday, March 20, 2014

Seventeen people are losers in the opening round of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Operation March Madness.

On March 20, 2014 the Lee County Sheriff’...

“Tip A Cop” to Benefit Special Olympics
Thursday, March 20, 2014

2014 "Tip A Cop" Huge Success.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office and its event partners would like to thank all of the volunteers who participated in this ...

Phoney Phone Call Reeks of Vishing
Thursday, March 20, 2014

A reminder from the Lee County Sheriff's Office: Never give out your personal information such as your social security or bank account numbers to anyone you do no...

Sheriff Pleased with Continued Crime Spiral
Friday, January 17, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office announces that crime continues on a downward trend with its release of this year’s Annual Crime Report. For the second year in...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Monday, November 11, 2013

Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexua...

Juvenile Assessment Center to hold Open House
Monday, May 20, 2013

How often do you hear a news report end with the phrase "the arrested youth was transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center?"  Do you ever wonder what happ...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Friday, May 17, 2013

Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexua...

Carjackers' Joyride Ends in Lee County
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Four carjacking suspects from Florida's east coast are in the Lee County Jail tonight. 

Intelligence gathered from the Hollywood, Florida Polic...

Registration Underway for Summer Youth Program
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

For more than 15 years, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Section has provided the opportunity for students, ages 11 through 13, to participate in ...

JAC to provide Free Drug Test Kits
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) of Lee County is once again offering free drug test kits to parents of Lee County youth in an effort to curtail juvenile subs...

2013 Law Enforcement Memorial Service
Monday, May 13, 2013

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office will honor our county's fallen officers at the 2013 Law Enforcement Memorial Service Wednesday, May 15 at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony...

Hot Fun in the Summertime
Monday, May 13, 2013

With summer break upon us, the Sheriff's Office Youth Activities League (SYAL) is once again reaching out to kids and teens in Southwest Florida.  For the se...

Detectives Seek Information in Home Invasion
Monday, May 6, 2013

On May 5, 2013, at approximately 11:55 p.m., sheriff's deputies responded to 2407 Ted Avenue S., Lehigh Acres in reference to an attempted robbery and shooti...

Man Charged with Murder After Girlfriend Dies
Monday, April 29, 2013

A Lehigh Acres man has been charged with Second Degree Murder following his girlfriend's death in the hospital.

On April 2, 2013 deputies were called to 1...

Cell Phone Users Complain of Spam Text Messages
Friday, April 26, 2013

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Fraud Line has received dozens of complaints in the last week from residents who have received spam text messages, also known as...

Bogus Check Doesn’t Fool Local Real Estate Lawyer
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A real estate scam that recently surfaced in Southwest Florida serves as a timely warning to those in the business of selling property and/or representing agents ...