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Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Pine Manor Summer Sweep
Thursday, June 30, 2016

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and West District Patrol Units initiated a narcotics round-up dubbed “Pin...

Silver Alert - Update #1
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Mr. Sozzi has been located and is safe.


(Initial press release from  Monday, June 27, 2016  9:55 p.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff's Of...

Child Dies After Being Struck by Van
Sunday, June 26, 2016

A seven year old girl is dead after she was struck by a van while riding her three-wheel bicycle.  The accident occurred last night shortly before 6:30 p.m. ...

Black Bag Leads to Bust
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Two Port Charlotte residents are under arrest tonight after unsuccessfully ditching their drugs.

Members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Highway Int...

Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Hit and Run - Update #1
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Deputies are still searching for the two vehicles involved in a hit and run Tuesday night in Bonita Springs.

An additional witness stepped forward and to...

Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Hit and Run
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Lee County deputies are searching for two vehicles that fled the scene of a hit and run without stopping to render aid to a seriously injured pedestrian.

Fraudulent Schemes Follow Florida Tragedy
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Just hours after the mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub on June 12th, phony social media and crowd-funding accounts were created by heartless thieves tr...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Friday, June 10, 2016

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...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Monday, June 6, 2016

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...

Archers Take Aim Tomorrow
Friday, June 3, 2016

The Lee County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with Six Bends Harley-Davidson and the Sheriff's Youth Activities League (SYAL) will host an archery tournament tom...

FBI SENDS WARNING OF NEW E-MAIL EXTORTION SCAM
Thursday, June 2, 2016

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is alerting the public about a new e-mail scam circulating the country by criminals using threats of extortion to steal cash f...

Detectives Arrest Suspects in Rash of Vehicle Burglaries
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Lee County sheriff's detectives have arrested a couple they say are suspects in dozens of vehicle burglaries in the Lehigh Acres area.

Michael G...

Are You Using the “IT” Factor to Secure Your Vessel?
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

It’s heating up outside and that means many Southwest Florida boaters will be spending time on the water enjoying a little piece of our tropical paradise. Altho...

LEAPP Shred Event Is a Huge Event
Friday, April 29, 2016

The Lee County Sheriff's Office and LEAPP, Lee Elder Abuse Prevention Partnership, helped 423 people shred nearly 6 tons of personal papers on Tuesday in just fou...

Scammers are Gambling on Winning Your Money
Friday, April 29, 2016

Over the last several months, con artists have used a phony lottery ticket scam to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims within the Hispanic commun...

Unsuspecting Seniors Take a Chance, Lose Cash
Friday, April 15, 2016

Scammers pretending to be with the “Jamaican Lottery”, “Mega Million Lottery” and “Publisher’s Clearinghouse” have been busy preying on the elderly ...

Bonita Springs Man Dies Following Car Crash
Thursday, March 24, 2016
A Bonita Springs man has died from injuries he sustained in a single vehicle car crash on Monday. On Monday morning at approximately 9:43 a.m., a Toyota Camry was...
“Spring in to Time Change with these 10 Safety Tips”
Thursday, March 10, 2016

As the fall and winter seasons slowly come to an end, it’s almost time to ring in spring by moving the clocks forward one hour. With a reminder to mark your cal...

Know Who You Invite to Speak to Your Community/Group
Friday, February 19, 2016

Lee County Homeowners Associations and Mobile Home Communities – If you receive a cold call from a group stating they are working with or are a part of the Lee ...

Unlocked Car + Thief = Crime of Opportunity
Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in putting a halt to a recent rash of car burglaries by reminding residents that vehicle burglary is most ...

LCSO Launches Partnership with Innovative Online Crime Prevention Tool
Thursday, January 7, 2016

In an effort to bring neighbors, neighborhoods and public safety agencies together in a “virtual” type of Neighborhood Watch, Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott ki...

ID Thieves Play Serious Game with Your Child’s Identity
Thursday, December 17, 2015

This is the most wonderful time of the year for Holiday Magic, Season’s Greetings, and Joy to the World. Unfortunately, in the midst of your celebration, you co...

Keeping Our Drivers and Roads Safe
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

The aging driver may experience challenges that inhibit their ability to drive safely. Florida recognizes that older adults want to remain active in their local c...

Computer Hacker and Webcam Tracker Spies on Local Man
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

With new hacks and data breaches emerging daily, cyber security is an ever-growing concern that should never be taken lightly. Just ask one local man who unknowin...

Lee County Sheriff’s Public Information Office Hours
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

*************************** Office Hours Changed! *******************************

The Lee County Sheriff’s Public Information Office hours will change e...

Phony Tax Man Calls Continue to Plague Lee County
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The IRS phone scam is a con that has cost American taxpayers more than $20 million in financial losses and does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. Once ...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Friday, October 16, 2015

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 sexu...

Astute Closing Agent Avoids Real Estate Transaction Disaster
Thursday, October 15, 2015

A local title insurance company is one of many businesses in the U.S. recently targeted in a fraudulent e-mail scam known as the “Business E-mail Compromise” ...

Silver Alert - Gatt - Update #1
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Mr. Gatt has been located and is safe.  Thank you to the citizen who recognized the vehicle from the alert and notified law enforcement of his location. ...

Fatal Crash on State Road 82 Claims Young Life
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

On Monday, September 28, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call for a multiple vehicle crash with injuries on...

Statewide Burglary Crew "Checked" Out by Highway Interdiction Unit
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

An alert Highway Interdiction detective prevented three people with extensive criminal histories from finding more victims during a traffic stop on Tuesday.

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Bonita Bank Bandit Behind Bars
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

As a result of a Crime Stoppers tip, detectives were able to identify a suspect in the robbery of three banks in Bonita Springs. Lee County Sheriff’s Office Rob...

Sexual Predator On The Move - Rendon
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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 sexu...

Lee County Deputy Honored at the Second Annual Law and Order Ball
Sunday, September 20, 2015

The Second Annual Law and Order Ball was held last evening at the Harborside Convention Center in downtown Fort M...

Dog Scam Catches Victim Barking Up Wrong Tree
Thursday, September 17, 2015

A local dog lover searching online to buy a puppy for his wife was recently scammed out of $560.00 after he wire transferred cash to a thief who did a doggone goo...

Serious Injury Crash in Bonita Springs Injures One
Saturday, September 12, 2015

On September 12, 2015, at approximately 4:12 p.m., Lee County Sheriff's Office ...

Robbery at BB&T Bank
Friday, September 11, 2015

On Friday, September 11, 2015 at approximately 4:01 p.m., deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the BB&T Bank, located at 1285...

Robbery at Fifth Third Bank in Bonita Springs - Update #1
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

***UPDATE #1*** Sexual Predator On The Move - Barnhill

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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 sexu...

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A DUI sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for this weekend, beginning Friday, August 28, 2015.

The operation will take place at an undisclosed location in L...