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Tips Lead to Drug Bust
Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was given information from community members and Crime Stoppers on a possible drug house located at 1931 SW Santa Barbara Place,...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: North Fort Myers Officer Involved Shooting
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Archery Youths Aim for Success
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Today close to one-hundred (100) young archers will be  gathering to compete in an inaugural event in Fort Myers.  The Targets and Toys Archery Tou...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Thursday, December 1, 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...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Traffic Fatality
Monday, November 28, 2016

On Sunday, November 27, 2016, Lee County Deputies responded to a vehicle crash located on Slater Rd just west of Golden Rd.

Investigation that revealed t...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ *** Silver Alert ***/ Update #1
Sunday, November 27, 2016

Update # 1

Mr. Lambert has been located and is safe. Thank you for your assistance.

Original Release:

Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies are...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Death Investigation/ Homicide
Saturday, November 26, 2016

On November 26, 2016, at approximately 2:45 am, Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of Alico Road and Ben Hill Griffin Parkway in reference to a...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Death Investigation
Friday, November 25, 2016

Update #1

Update #1 The decedent’s name is Terry Washington, a black male born June 17, 1972 of 2259 LOWELL ST, Aurora, IL 60506.

There is n...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Death Investigation
Thursday, November 24, 2016

At approximately 3:00am this Thanksgiving morning, Deputies responded to 4944 N. Galaxy Drive in Fort Myers in reference to an infant child not breathing. Once on...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Death Investigation/ Update 1
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Update #1

Update #1 The Death Investigation from 3972 4th St. SW in Lehigh Acres has been ruled a homicide. The victim is Michael S. Williams, DOB June 2...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Pine Manor Deputy-Involved Shooting
Thursday, November 17, 2016

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at approximately 6:42pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance in the Pine Manor community at 5511 6...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Two Subjects Identified from Jamaica Bay Death Investigation
Monday, November 14, 2016

On Sunday, November 13, 2016, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 27 Villa Court, Fort Myers in reference to a death investigation.  Detectives with...

One Dead, One Seriously Injured in Crash - Update #1
Saturday, November 12, 2016

Earlier this evening, George Mabie died from injuries he received in this crash.


(Initial press release from November 12, 2016  8:12 a.m.)

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Sexual Predator Notification
Friday, November 11, 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...

Grow House Busted
Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Narcotics/Vice Unit, with the assistance of the Field Support Unit and East District Selective Enforcement Team, executed a search warrant at 1249 Earnest Str...

Two Arrested For Using Dead Person's Credit Card
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Two people are under arrest for racking up nearly Ten Thousand dollars ($10,000.00) in charges to the credit card of a deceased person.

Darren Kingston (D...

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...

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...