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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Monday, September 26, 2016

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
Wednesday, September 21, 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...

Hialeah Couple Arrested After Scheme Fizzles
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A couple is under arrest after trying to rent out a Lehigh Acres home they had no claim to.

The house in question is located at 701 West 5th Str...

Homicide Investigation
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

On Monday, September 19, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call from 4674 Golfview Boulevard in Lehigh Acres.  Arriving deputies...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Sex Crime
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Update #1

Our Facebook page and this email have been updated with a composite drawing utilizing different technology of the suspect in this crime.

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Narcotics Investigation Yields Large Amounts of Cocaine, Heroin
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A month-long investigation leads to the discovery of sizeable amount of drugs inside a Lehigh Acres residence and to the arrest of two people staying there.

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Traffic Fatality in Estero - Update #1
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

A second fatality is now reported as a result of the Monday evening crash.  April Feinstein did not recover from injuries sustained and p...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Suspicious Male Enters Suncoast Credit Union and Check Cashing Store
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Lee County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a suspicious male that entered the Suncoast Credit Union and Check Cashing Store.

On Tuesday, ...

Homicide Arrest
Friday, September 9, 2016

Lee County sheriff's detectives say a case of bad blood between two men led to murder.  Tonight, they say the man responsible is under arrest.  Devontae...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Suspect Sought from Stolen Vehicle
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Incident on I-75

There was a stolen Dodge Durango out of Punta Gorda that was located in Lee County. Several units with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office...

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...

Lee County Law Enforcement Golf Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Please save the date for this upcoming golf tournament to benefit the Special Olympics.

WHAT: Inaugural Lee County Law Enforcement Golf ...

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...

Arrest Made in Motorist Shooting
Thursday, September 1, 2016

Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott tonight announced that a local high school student is responsible for the stray bullet that killed a man driving along Summerlin Roa...

Death Investigation in Fort Myers - Update #2
Saturday, August 27, 2016

Death Investigation in Fort Myers - Update #2

The victim has been identified as Willie James Moore Jr. (DOB 1/10/1991). Next of kin has been notified.

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...

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. ...

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...