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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Tuesday, January 17, 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...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release/ Homicide Investigation
Monday, January 16, 2017

On Sunday, January 15,2017 at approximately 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to a Disturbance call at 423 Chamonix Ave. S. in Lehigh Acres. Arriving deputies discove...

Missing Endangered Adult
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a 56-year old North Fort Myers resident.

Sandra Lee Pekular is a W/F, DOB 6/2...

Missing Endangered Juvenile
Monday, January 9, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a 14-year-old female.

Kayla Joy Manwell, W/F, 5'7”, 115 pounds, red hair, b...

Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Car
Saturday, January 7, 2017

A man crossing a busy road in North Fort Myers was struck and killed by a car late this afternoon.

Deputies responded to the scene on N. Cleveland Avenue,...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Saturday, January 7, 2017

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...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Friday, January 6, 2017

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...

Silver Alert Update #1
Friday, January 6, 2017

Richard Zograph has been located and is safe.

(Initial press release from January 6, 2017  8:38 p.m.)

Lee County deputies are asking fo...

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...

Search For Fugitive Leads to Additional Arrests, Guns, Drugs
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

For the Fugitive Warrants Unit, it was all in a day's work.  The search for one wanted fugitive ends with four arrests and the seizure of guns, ammunition, h...

Narcotics Bust in Fort Myers
Friday, December 30, 2016

On December 29, 2016, Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff Office Central District S.E.T Unit and Detectives of the Narcotics Field Support Unit, conducted an inv...

Arrest Made in Lehigh Acres Vehicle Burglaries
Friday, December 30, 2016

East District Detectives arrested a Lehigh Acres man for committing multiple vehicle burglaries and are looking for owners of property that has yet to be returned...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release
Thursday, December 29, 2016

In July 2016, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about Commander Randy Crone in regards to discrepancies in his work hours. An internal review...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ *** Silver Alert ***
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Lee County Deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 77-year-old woman.

Delaine Miller (DOB 5/29/1939) of 11970 Pompano Ave. ...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Car Burglaries
Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Update #1

Update #1Grinchiest Grinch Captured A suspect in an early morning Christmas crime spree in Estero is locked up in the DeSoto County Jail while ...

Sexual Predator Notification
Wednesday, December 28, 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 Notification
Saturday, December 24, 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...

Fourth Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation
Thursday, December 22, 2016

A fourth suspect has been located and arrested in connection to a Lehigh Acres homicide investigation.

Santos Robles (DOB 04/10/97) was located by th...

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 ...

Two Arrested After Helping Themselves To Church Donation Box
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Two Fort Myers teens are under arrest, charged with stealing a wooden donation box off the wall of a local church.

On December 15, 2016, deputies were cal...

Three Men Arrested in Homicide Investigation
Saturday, December 17, 2016

A relentless investigation by detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit has led to the arrest of three men for a murder last year in Lehig...

Phishing Scam Targets Amazon Shoppers
Thursday, December 15, 2016

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

Don’t be Fooled by Medicare Open Enrollment Scams
Friday, November 4, 2016

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is now open, providing con-artists the perfect opportunity to trick seniors into unknowingly giving away personal and financia...

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...

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
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...

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...