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Prostitution Operation Nets Twelve Arrests
Friday, May 27, 2016

On May 26, 2016, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit and Field Support Unit, along with assistance from the Bonita Springs Community Policing Unit...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Arrest Made in Relation to South Fort Myers High School Bathroom Incident
Friday, May 27, 2016

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a report of a past occurred sex offense involving students at South Fort Myers High School. D...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, May 27, 2016

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...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Interdiction Efforts Leads to Cocaine Arrest
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at approximately 11:11 pm, Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Highway Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on a Chev...

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...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Thursday, May 19, 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: Arrest Made in Tow Truck Driver Shooting
Thursday, May 19, 2016

On Monday, May 16, 2016 at approximately 5:00pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in the parking lot at Old Fashion Auto located at 1209 Ho...

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...

Career Criminal Caught Carrying Copious Amount of Cash
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A Tampa man is behind bars today after deputies discovered a satchel in his vehicle flush with nearly $143,000 in cash.

A deputy with the Highway Interdic...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Homicide Investigation / Update #1
Sunday, May 15, 2016

Update #1:

On Monday, May 16, 2016, Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit made an arrest in the homicide investigation at 16520 South Tamiami Trail, For...

Alert Marine Unit Drums up Business
Friday, May 13, 2016

A joint effort between Lee County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit and the United States Border Patrol Agents resulted in the capture of a suspicious boater along the...

Death Investigation: Update #1
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Update:

On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at approximately 3:07pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a call for service in reference to shots fired at...

Notice of Public Hearing
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

LATISHA WATKINS

Appellant,

v.

MIKE SCOTT, SHERIFF OF LEE COUNTY, FL

Appellee,

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO: G...

Notice of Public Hearing
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

TERRANCE GUETLER

Appellant,

v.

MIKE SCOTT, SHERIFF OF LEE COUNTY, FL

Appellee,

AMENDED NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

...
Homicide Investigation
Monday, May 9, 2016

Update:

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit made an arrest in the shooting and death of Jonthomas Hobbs. During their investig...

Missing Boater's Death Ruled Suicide
Monday, May 2, 2016

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a body located by a local boater in Lee County waters off of Charlotte Harbor. Detectives with the Lee County Sheri...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Death Investigation
Sunday, May 1, 2016

On Sunday May1st, 2016 at approximately 10:00 a.m., Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies were called to the area of Charlotte Harbor at the Lee County Line in ref...

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...

Illegal Sale of Synthetic Marijuana
Friday, April 29, 2016

Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Intelligence Unit conducted a four- month investigation into the Lotus Smoke Shop after receiving information th...

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...

Lee County Sheriff’s Public Information Office Hours
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

*************************** Office Hours Changed! *******************************

The Lee County Sheriff’s Public Information Office hours will change e...

Phony Tax Man Calls Continue to Plague Lee County
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The IRS phone scam is a con that has cost American taxpayers more than $20 million in financial losses and does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. Once ...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Friday, October 16, 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...

Astute Closing Agent Avoids Real Estate Transaction Disaster
Thursday, October 15, 2015

A local title insurance company is one of many businesses in the U.S. recently targeted in a fraudulent e-mail scam known as the “Business E-mail Compromise” ...

Silver Alert - Gatt - Update #1
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Mr. Gatt has been located and is safe.  Thank you to the citizen who recognized the vehicle from the alert and notified law enforcement of his location. ...

Sexual Predator On The Move - Parry
Tuesday, September 29, 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 sexua...

Fatal Crash on State Road 82 Claims Young Life
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

On Monday, September 28, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call for a multiple vehicle crash with injuries on...

Statewide Burglary Crew "Checked" Out by Highway Interdiction Unit
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

An alert Highway Interdiction detective prevented three people with extensive criminal histories from finding more victims during a traffic stop on Tuesday.

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Bonita Bank Bandit Behind Bars
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

As a result of a Crime Stoppers tip, detectives were able to identify a suspect in the robbery of three banks in Bonita Springs. Lee County Sheriff’s Office Rob...

Sexual Predator On The Move - Rendon
Tuesday, September 22, 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...

Lee County Deputy Honored at the Second Annual Law and Order Ball
Sunday, September 20, 2015

The Second Annual Law and Order Ball was held last evening at the Harborside Convention Center in downtown Fort M...