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North Fort Myers Death Investigation
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at approximately 0945 hours, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to an incident at 3458 Hancock Bridge Parkway, North Fort...

Notice of Public Hearing
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Lehigh Acres Death Investigation Update #1

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Update #1:

The death investigation at 3100 3rd St W is now classified as a homicide.  Two subjects were found deceased in the home:  B...

Overnight Homicide Investigation
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

On Monday, June 19, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting at 4651 28th Street SW in Lehigh Acres.

The investigation...

Homicide Investigation - Update #1
Monday, June 19, 2017

The deceased shooting victim is positively identified as Tanner Crowley (DOB 3-18-99) of 1608 Park Meadows Drive, Fort Myers.

(Initial press r...

Shooting Investigation
Monday, June 19, 2017

On Monday, June 19, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a call for service in reference to a shooting at 501 Sunshine Boulevard, Lehigh Acres. ...

21st Century Oncology Homeless Veterans Collection Drive
Friday, June 16, 2017

On Friday, June 16, 2017, Lee County Sheriff’s Office employees participated in 21st Century Oncology’s “Homeless Heroes Collection Drive”. The collection...

Highway Interdiction Bust
Thursday, June 15, 2017

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on I-75 near mile marker 144 northbound for follow...

Death Investigation - Update #1
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The victim has been identified as Christian Lee Reyes (DOB 03-12-2017).

(Original press release sent to on June 14, 2017 at 8:10 p.m.)

At ...

Death Investigation
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

At approximately 1:20 p.m., deputies responded to the parking lot of 21301 South Tamiami Trail, Estero, Florida in reference to a death investigation. During the ...

Investigation Reveals No Crime Occurred in Lani Kai Incident
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

On June 9, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint of a sexual assault at the Lani Kai, located at 1400 Estero Boulevard on Fort Myers Beac...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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...

Trio Wanted on Kidnapping Charges - Update #1
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

All three suspects turned themselves in last night and were booked into the Lee County Jail.  Aranyelis Garcia-Ramos (DOB 1-27-92), Frank Ortega (DOB 7-24-89...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Thursday, June 8, 2017

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...

Summertime Safety Tips - Know Before You Go
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Are you planning a road trip this summer? If so, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit encourages you to follow these simple, common-sense safet...

Narcotics Bust in Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics-Field Support Unit executed a search warrant at 2340 Maple Ave, Fort Myers. The search warra...

Senior Safety Seminars Schedule
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Don’t miss your opportunity to “get to know your LCSO” as we continue our series of educational seminars featuring a variety of public safety topics present...

Shooting Investigation in Lehigh Acres
Monday, June 5, 2017

On Monday, June 5, 2017, at 3:20 a.m. Lee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 3413 32nd Street SW in Lehigh Acres reference a shooting. Major Crimes U...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Monday, June 5, 2017

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
Monday, June 5, 2017

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
Monday, June 5, 2017

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...

North Fort Myers Man Arrested for Sexual Battery and Burglary
Saturday, June 3, 2017

On June 3, 2017 the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a report of a sexual battery that has just occurred.  The victim was forcibly dragged into a vacant ...

Silver Alert - Update #1
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Stephen Bills has been located and is safe.

(Initial press release from May 30, 2017  9:21 p.m.)

Lee County depu...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Thomas Bestonso has been located and is safe.

(Original press release sent 5/30/17 at 1:58 pm)

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

Silver Alert - Update #1
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Johnnie Harris has been located and is safe.

(Initial press release from May 29, 2017  7:21 p.m.)

Lee County dep...

Two Injured During Disturbance at Lani Kai
Monday, May 29, 2017

On May 29, 2017 at approximately 6:40 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a disturbance in the parking lot of the Lani Kai located at ...

Homicide Investigation in Lehigh Acres - Update #2
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Update #2

The victim has been identified as Derrick Henderson (DOB 9/20/71).

The investigation is still active and all updates will be sent out th...

Sheriff’s Office Invests in Women’s Safety
Thursday, May 4, 2017

May is the month when we celebrate our mother’s and the special women in our lives. What better way to honor these women than by safeguarding lives and property...

IS THE IRS REALLY USING PRIVATE DEBT COLLECTORS?
Friday, April 14, 2017

Yes, it is true! The Internal Revenue Service is now working with private debt collection agencies to recover unpaid tax debts. The new program, authorized under ...

LCSO Partners with MedicAlert to Provide Free Wandering Medical ID Bracelets
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the MedicAlert Foundation, has announced a free program aimed to protect community members with dementia an...

Strangers and the Dangers They Pose
Thursday, March 9, 2017

With spring break, long days and warm weather quickly approaching, kids will be spending more time playing outdoors during their downtime away from school. Parent...

Tis’ the Season to be Aware of Traveling Trouble
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sheriff’s Senior Safety Seminars Return in 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mark your calendar for this year’s series of educational seminars and come join us for one or for all, beginning February through September.

Each sessi...

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week Is January 30th – February 3rd 2017
Thursday, January 26, 2017

How much do you know about Tax Related Identity Theft? If an identity thief is using your social security number, do you know the warning signs? Would you know wh...

Hard Drive Hackers Create Computer Havoc
Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff Office fraud line has recently seen an increase in complaints related to technical support scams in which a scammer claims the computer use...

Rental Scam Can Ruin Your Plans
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Are you planning a vacation or looking for a new place to live by searching available properties online using websites such as Craigslist or Trulia? If so, the Le...

Sheriff’s Office and Family Initiative, Inc. Band Together
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

As the population of children and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to grow throughout Southwest Florida, the Lee County Sheriff’s ...

Phishing Scam Targets Amazon Shoppers
Thursday, December 15, 2016

If you shop on Amazon.com, listen up. AARP is reporting that a convincing and credible looking email purportedly being sent by Amazon is currently making the roun...