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Man Arrested For Sex Offenses Against Juveniles
Friday, September 19, 2014

A North Fort Myers man was arrested, accused of sexually battering two female juveniles. John Michael Rennie (DOB 01-10-81) of 8232 McDaniel Drive, North For...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, September 19, 2014

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

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, September 17, 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...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, September 17, 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...

Silver Alert - Update #1
Friday, September 12, 2014

Donald Gingell has been located and is safe. 

**Original Press Release**

Lee County deputies are asking for the public's assistance in loca...

Silver Alert
Friday, September 12, 2014

Lee County deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 90 year old man.

Donald Gingell (DOB 4-1-24) left his residence at 13767 ...

Missing Adult - Update #1, Niebla-Galvez
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ernesto Niebla-Galvez has been located and is safe. 

Missing Adult

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, September 10, 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...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Tuesday, September 9, 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...

Death Investigation
Monday, September 8, 2014

Earlier this morning deputies were dispatched to the area of the Cape Coral Bridge for a disabled vehicle blocking the roadway, with its hazard lights flashing. D...

Missing Adult - Update
Monday, September 8, 2014

Randolph Scott has been located and is safe.

(Initial Press Release sent on 9/8/14 at 2:53 p.m.)

Lee County deputies are asking for the public's a...

Missing Adult
Monday, September 8, 2014

Lee County deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing adult.  Ernesto Niebla-Galvez (DOB 10-3-70) was last seen yesterday afternoo...

Falling Head Over Heels Isn’t Always a Good Thing
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

It’s hard to believe, but the first day of fall is just around the corner, which is a perfect time to recognize the 7th annual Falls Prevention Awarenes...

Early Morning Shooting Investigation in Lehigh Acres
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

On September 3, 2014, at 2:41 A.M.,  Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a Shooting call at 5323 28th ST. SW in Lehigh Acres.

Upon arr...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Tuesday, September 2, 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...

Death Investigation in North Fort Myers
Sunday, August 31, 2014

A teenager is in the Lee County Jail tonight after being charged with homicide.

On August 31, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 238 Capit...

Circle K Robbery in Bonita Springs - Update #1
Saturday, August 30, 2014

A robbery suspect is now in custody thanks to an anonymous tip to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.

Raul Sixto Guerrero (DOB 12-07/82) of 1230 Tower Roa...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Summer Storm Safety Tips
Friday, June 20, 2014

Thunderstorms in Florida, and over its coastal waters, are frequently unpredictable. Even with the best weather reports, along with constant and accurate observat...

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank Robbed: Update #1
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Update #1 - Additional surveillance photos have been added to this release. 

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at approximately 12:27 P.M., Lee County Sher...

Dollar General Armed Robbery Suspects Sought
Monday, June 9, 2014

On Monday, June 9, 2014, at approximately 9:02 P.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the Dollar General located at 701 Gretchen Avenue S., Lehig...