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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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

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...

Back to School Message from Sheriff Mike Scott
Sunday, August 23, 2015

As Lee County students return to school, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office will enhance patrols around school campuses and bus stops throughout the county. Our Yo...

Bus Stop Safety for Parents
Thursday, August 20, 2015

It is that time of year again. Summer is ending and school is beginning. Children will be walking to and waiting at bus stops all around Lee County in the coming ...

Bicyclist Killed in Accident
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A Monday afternoon accident in North Fort Myers has left a bicyclist dead.

Deputies were called to the accident at 1576 North Tamiami Trail in front of th...

Education Can Save You from Receiving a Citation
Monday, August 17, 2015

In just a few days, all Southwest Florida students will be headed back to the classroom as summer vacation comes to a close. This means our ro...

Wrong Way Driver Charged
Monday, August 17, 2015

A Fort Myers woman has been charged with causing a crash while driving the wrong way on Interstate 75.  The June 18th crash injured two other drivers, includ...

Robbery Suspects Arrested
Saturday, August 15, 2015

Two men that spent their Friday night robbing businesses are killing time this weekend in the Lee County Jail.  Robbery detectives say the men committed arme...

Family Member Charged in Triple Homicide
Thursday, August 13, 2015

A 19 year old man is charged tonight with murdering members of his own family in a scene that even seasoned homicide detectives call "extremely violent" and ...

Three Found Dead in Lehigh Acres Home
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

On August 11, 2015 at 11:52 a.m., Lee County deputies responded to a medical call at 3507 21st Street SW, Lehigh Acres.  When deputies arrived, they discover...

Sexual Predator On The Move - Sanchez
Wednesday, August 12, 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...

Sexual Predator On The Move - Barnhill
Wednesday, August 12, 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...

Silver Alert / George Johnston - Update #1
Sunday, August 9, 2015

Update #1 - George Johnston has been located and is safe. 

***Original Press Release***

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the ...

Bonita Springs Summer Shutdown
Friday, August 7, 2015

On August 7, 2015, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotic/Vice Unit along with Bonita Community Policing and Field Support Unit conducted Operat...

Operation Harlem Shake Up
Friday, August 7, 2015

On August 7th, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Special Operations Unit, Field Support Unit, and West District p...

Homicide Investigation
Thursday, August 6, 2015

On August 5, 2015 at 10:35 p.m., deputies responded to a call of shots fired at 7221 Concourse Drive in Harlem Heights.  Deputies responded and located a mal...

Fraudulent Tax Man Receives Big Return
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Within 24 hours, a Lee County woman found herself out of $19,500 after being duped by con-artists in the on-going IRS scam that continues to plague Southwest Flor...

Lee County Sheriff Willing to Pickup the Ball
Friday, July 31, 2015

During the evening of July 30th, Sheriff Mike Scott and the men and women of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office welcomed our Pickup the Ball teammates in an open f...

Sheriff Scott Responds to Lawsuit
Friday, July 24, 2015

Respected members of the media and members of the LCSO:

I typically refrain from commenting on matters pending litigation; however, I believe our taxpaye...

Grandparent Scam Calls Resurface in Lee
Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Fraud Line has seen an increase in calls this month from residents reporting a telephone scam sometimes referred to as the “Gran...

Body of Woman Reported Missing in 1990 Discovered in Pond
Thursday, July 23, 2015

The body of a woman reported missing 25 years ago was discovered earlier this week in a submerged vehicle near the Lee County Civic Center. The vehicle ...

Unique Circle Death Investigation
Friday, July 10, 2015

On July 10, 2015, at approximately 9:01 a.m., deputies responded to a Shooting call at 3576 Unique Circle in San Carlos Park. When deputies arrived, they found a ...

Deputies Seeking Tips in Sunoco Armed Robbery
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

On Monday, July 6th, 2015, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Sunoco, 5450 Palm Beach B...

Lehigh Acres/Wilson Road Death Investigation
Saturday, June 27, 2015

On June 26th, 2015, at approximately 12:53 a.m., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 2137 Wilson Road in Lehigh Acres.  Deputies discovere...

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Imperial Parkway
Saturday, June 27, 2015

On Saturday, June 27, 2015, at approximately 1:38 a.m., Lee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a single vehicle motorcycle crash with ...

Public Notice
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Tanya Tanner, Accreditation Manager, 14750 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy., Fort Myers, FL 33912 - (239) 477-1034

The Lee ...

"Nuisance" No More
Thursday, June 18, 2015

A month-long narcotics investigation has culminated in the arrest of a man detectives call a nuisance.  They say he sold heroin, marijuana and crack cocaine ...

K-9 Kilo Back to Duty After Life-Threatening Encounter
Sunday, June 14, 2015

On Friday, June 12, 2015, at approximately 8:11 p.m., deputies responded to a Disturbance call at Wal-Mart, located at 14821 Six Mile Cypress Parkway.

Ac...

Summer Season Kicks off with Internet Safety Month
Friday, June 5, 2015

If you’re a parent, listen up! June is Internet Safety Month and the perfect time to take a step back and think about the foundational layers you need to put in...

Morning Crime Spree Ends with Crash
Friday, May 29, 2015

On May 29th, 2015, at 6:34 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a shooting that occurred at 49 Lake Street in North Fort My...

Deputies Respond to Shots Fired Call in Bokeelia
Sunday, May 24, 2015

On Saturday, May 23, 2015, at approximately 10:07 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call stating that there was someone dischargin...

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Campaign
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tomorrow, May 14th, 2015, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will be participating in a High Visibility Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Op...

*Update* Missing Person - Haley Lynn Vagts
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

*Update #1*

Haley Vagts has been located and is safe.  Haley told her family that she saw her photo on the noon news and called to let everyone know ...

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Campaign
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

On May 14th, 2015, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will be participating in a High Visibility Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Operation....

Missing Endangered Adult - Charles Myers - Update #1
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

*Update* - Charles Thomas Myers has been located and is safe. 

***Original Press Release***

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

Shredding Rips the Opportunity from Hands of Identity Thieves
Monday, April 20, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, the Federal Trade Commission released figures showing Florida continues to lead the nation in identity theft complaints. This not...

Law Enforcement Torch Run Tomorrow
Thursday, April 16, 2015

On April 17th, the Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Florida will be taking place. 

The run starts at 8:00 a.m. at t...

Missing Adult - William Stanley Karrels
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Deputies are asking for the public's assistance to locate a missing adult. 

William Stanley Karrels (DOB 12-28-90) is 5 feet 8 inches...

Death Investigation at Moss Marine
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

On April 14th, 2015, at approximately 12:44 P.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to Moss Marine, located at 450 Harbor Ct. in reference to a work ...