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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, August 29, 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...

Deputy Status
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Following our standard critical incident debriefing, due to the recent event, Corporal Douglas Hood has been placed on administrative leave with pay. This is proc...

Missing Endangered Adult - Update
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

We are happy to report that Douglas Hodkinson has been found. He is safe and is being evaluated by medical personnel.

(Initial release se...

Missing Adult
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking the public’s help in locating a missing 43 year old woman from North Fort Myers.

Renee Marie Pastore (DOB 9/29...

Missing Adult
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking the public’s help in locating a missing 51 year old woman from Fort Myers.

Cynthia Abbott (DOB 5/22/63) was la...

7-11 Robbery in Lehigh Acres
Friday, August 22, 2014

At 4:11 A.M. on August 22, 2014, Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a robbery at the 7-11, located at 4225 Lee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres. W...

Grow House Busted
Thursday, August 21, 2014

A grow house has been dismantled and one man is in jail thanks to an anonymous tip to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.

On the evening of Wednesday, Augu...

Fort Myers Man Behind Bars for Capital Sexual Battery
Thursday, August 21, 2014

A Fort Myers man is under arrest for crimes committed against a young girl that lasted over the course of three years.

Elpidio Gaspar (DOB 7-14-89) of 419...

Missing Adult - Update #1
Monday, August 18, 2014

William (Bill) Hammond has been located and is safe.

(Initial release sent on 8/18/14 at 4:07 p.m.)

Lee County deputies are seeking the public's a...

Walgreens Robbery
Monday, August 18, 2014

Sheriff's deputies are searching for the man that robbed a Fort Myers Walgreens late last night.

Deputies responded to the Walgreens at 17065 Pine Ridge R...

Investigators: Death Does Not Appear Traffic-Related
Friday, August 15, 2014

Investigators with the Lee County Sheriff's Office say a Fort Myers man who crashed his car earlier today likely didn't die because of the crash.

Sho...

Unlicensed Contractors "Nailed" in Operation Freeloader
Friday, August 15, 2014

Beginning on August 12th, 2014, members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit conducted an operation targeting Unlicensed Contractors operatin...

Sexual Predator Notification
Thursday, August 14, 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...

Bust Nets "Whole Lotta Weed"
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

An elaborate marijuana grow operation is out of business and two people in jail thanks to an anonymous tip to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.  Th...

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A DUI sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for this weekend, beginning Friday, August 15, 2014.

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

Fort Myers Man Arrested for Capital Sexual Battery
Monday, August 11, 2014

A Fort Myers man is under arrest for what Lee County sheriff's detectives call "disturbing" actions against a young girl.

Brandon Kreier (DOB 9-5-89) of 1...

Daycare Worker Under Scrutiny
Friday, August 8, 2014

The arrest of an out of county fugitive may have a ripple effect on Lee County's daycare community.

Shortly before 2:00 yesterday afternoon, Christina Per...

Get Ready for "Jailbird Tweets"
Thursday, August 7, 2014

Never done before, “Jailbird Tweets”, will be hitting social media like a steel-caged door.

For the first time in history, Lee County Sheriff's Offic...

Notice of Public Hearing
Thursday, August 7, 2014


KRYSTINA LEIBOWITZ,


Appellant,

v.

MIKE SCOTT, SHERIFF OF LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA,

Appellee.
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Missing Endangered Adult - Update
Thursday, August 7, 2014

Mr. Rinehart was found in Sarasota County. He is safe.

(Initial press release sent on 8/7/14 at 2:19 p.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is ask...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Thursday, August 7, 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...

Interstate 75 Death Investigation in Fort Myers
Thursday, August 7, 2014

On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014, at approximately 10:25 A.M., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a deceased person on I-75 in Fort Myers...

North Fort Myers Death Investigation Underway - Update #1
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Update #1

Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes detectives have arrested the man they say is responsible for a shooting that occurred at the Days Inn i...

Missing Endangered North Fort Myers Woman - Update #1
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

** Update #1 - Tracy Joe Bray has been located and is safe. 

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a 35...

North Fort Myers Death Investigation Underway
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

On Monday, August 4th, 2014, approximately 4:54 P.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a call at the Days Inn, 13351 N. Cleveland Ave., in ...

Missing Endangered North Fort Myers Woman
Monday, August 4, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a 35 year old North Fort Myers woman.

Tracy Joe Bray (DOB 9-7-78) was l...

Red Shoe-Laced Robber Nabbed for 7-Eleven Robbery
Monday, August 4, 2014

Wearing red shoe laces to a robbery was probably not a very bright idea for this Fort Myers man.

Justin Branden (DOB 03/21/96) of 9794 Bay Harbor Court, F...

Update: Silver Alert
Sunday, August 3, 2014

Mr. Griffith was located by Sanibel Police Department and is safe.

(Initial press release sent on 8/3/14 at 9:19 a.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff’s ...

Suspects Sought in Armed Home Invasion Robbery in Bonita Springs
Friday, August 1, 2014

Robbery detectives are on the hunt for three men that committed an armed home invasion robbery last Wednesday night in The Colony.

Deputies responded to 2...

Lee County Sheriff's Office First "Tweet from the Beat"
Thursday, July 31, 2014

For the first time in Lee County Sheriff's Office history, we will be participating in “Tweet from the Beat”, Friday, August 1, 2014.

Public Informat...

Fatal Crash in Lehigh Acres
Saturday, July 26, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call of a single vehicle crash located in front of 2523 Lee Blvd., ...

Serious Injury Crash at Gladiolus and Winker
Saturday, July 26, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a two vehicle crash with serious injury in the intersection of Gladiolus Drive and...

Bundle of Dealers Busted in Operation Bonita Blast
Friday, July 25, 2014

A two month narcotics investigation has culminated in the arrests of more than a dozen suspected drug dealers in the Bonita Springs area.

Operation Bonita...

Why Do Scammers Love Reloadable Money Cards?
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Reloadable debit cards, especially the top-selling legitimate “Green Dot Cards”, are the new money moving method of choice for scammers looking to make a quic...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Tuesday, July 15, 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...

Deputies Respond to Shooting Investigation in Estero
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

On July 9, 2014, at 12:56 A.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a 911 call from the 21000 block of Sunset Lake Ct., Estero, in reference to a sh...

Two Suspects Arrested After Fleeing from Deputies
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

On Tuesday, July 08, 2014, at 2:00 P.M., a Central District deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop on a Silver Chevrolet Malibu in the area of Palm Beach Blvd...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Fatal Crash on S. Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers
Monday, July 7, 2014

On Monday, July 7, 2014, Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a three vehicle crash at 13985 S. Tamami Trail in Fort Myers.   

On...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Advisory
Monday, July 7, 2014

Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Advisory: July 7th, 2014

Due to a crash with serious injury, two northbound lanes of traffic ...

PREVENTING IDENTITY THEFT WHILE TRAVELING
Thursday, July 3, 2014

When you leave your house to travel this summer, whether overseas or at a local hotel for a “staycation”, there are many things you are thinking about includi...