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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Wednesday, April 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 Notification
Tuesday, March 31, 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...

12th Annual Easter Bunny Toy Run on April 4th, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The 12th Annual Easter Bunny Toy Run, sponsored by the Southwest Florida Harley Owner’s Group and Six Bends Harley-Davidson, will take place on April 4th, 2015....

Spoof Phone Call Rings too Close to Home
Monday, March 30, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office wants the public to be aware of several incidents that have occurred over the past several days involving caller ID spoofing and...

Sheriff’s Office CarFit Program Nationally Recognized
Monday, March 30, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff's Office was recently recognized by AARP and AAA for ranking #3 in the nation for the number of CarFit events held in 2014...

Missing Endangered Person - Edward Charles Harris - Update #2
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Edward Harris has been located. 

(Update #1 from March 25, 2015  7:08 p.m.)

Detectives are increasingly concerned that Edward Harris ma...

Five Arrested in High Dollar Burglary
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Lee County sheriff's detectives say the group stole firearms, body armor, a safe, even a Mercedes Benz.  And don't forget about the gold coins worth a quarte...

Missing Adult - Update #1
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ana Jorge has returned home and is safe.


(Initial press release from March 10, 2015)

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

Homicide Victim Identified
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

On March 23, 2015 at approximately 11:50 a.m., deputies responded to 526 Flamingo Avenue S., Lehigh Acres regarding a possible death investigation.  Upon arr...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, March 25, 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...

Deputy Stabbed in Leg During Altercation - Update #1
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The subject accused of stabbing a Lee County deputy in the leg has been released from the hospital and has been booked into the Lee County Jail.

Tiff...

Fight Ends House Party in Lehigh Acres
Sunday, March 22, 2015

On March 21, 2015, at 11:34 P.M., deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 3703 7th St. W, Lehigh Acres, in reference to a disturbance...

Tragedy for Missing Person
Thursday, March 19, 2015

On March 19th, 2015, at approximately 4:54 P.M., deputies responded to the area of NE 24th Ave. and NE 28th St. in Cape Coral in reference to a death investigatio...

Tip A Cop to Benefit Special Olympics
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Media representatives are encouraged to join Southwest Florida law enforcement on Sunday, March 22 and Monday, March 23 at the annual “Tip A Cop” benefit at J...

Search Warrant in Bonita Springs Yields Illicit Drugs, Cash
Thursday, March 19, 2015

On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Bonita Springs Narcotics Unit concluded a two month long narcotic investigation in Bonita S...

Arrest Made in Sexual Assault of Young Female
Thursday, March 19, 2015

On March 17th, 2015, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office received information of a possible sex crime involving a juvenile. Due to the nature of the inc...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, March 18, 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...

Gladiolus Drive/Health Park Shooting Investigation
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

On March 18th, 2015, at approximately 9:01 a.m., deputies responded to a Shooting call at Health Park Hospital.  Initial information was received that t...

Nearly $150,000 Worth of Marijuana Seized in Grow House Bust
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Neighbors thought it suspicious.  They noticed that twice a day, the same man would stop at 1015 Carl Avenue in Lehigh Acres.  Each time, he w...

Six Tips Burglars Don’t Want You to Know
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Researchers who have interviewed hundred’s of incarcerated burglars, both male and female, found there were certain things these thieves looked for when selecti...

Four Teens Arrested Following Violent Crime Spree - Update #1
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Damien Licquia (DOB 5-8-97) was located in North Fort Myers and was taken into custody without incident.  North District Deputies located Licquia and arreste...

Homicide Investigation
Monday, March 16, 2015

On March 15, 2015 at approximately 11:30 p.m., deputies responded to 1113 Plumosa Avenue, Lehigh Acres, in reference to a home invasion.  Due to the nature o...

LCSO Crashes Birthday Bash Hosted By Wanted Felon
Friday, March 13, 2015

On Thursday, March 12, 2015, members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Field Support Unit and Highway Interdiction Team conducted an undercover surveillance op...

Sexual Predator Notification
Friday, March 13, 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 s...

Two Students Arrested for Calling in Bomb Threat
Friday, March 13, 2015

Two Oak Hammock Middle School students took part in "picture day" at the Lee County Jail following their arrest for calling in a bomb threat.  If their mug s...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, March 11, 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
Tuesday, March 10, 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...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Robbery
Sunday, March 8, 2015

On March 8, 2015, shortly after 1:00am, the store manager of the Carrabba’s Italian Grill located at 27220 Bay Landing Dr, Bonita Springs, was exiting the resta...

Missing Endangered Person - Ashley Busch - Update #1
Sunday, March 8, 2015

Ashley Busch has been located and is safe. 

***Original Press Release***

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in ...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Barricaded Subject
Saturday, March 7, 2015

On March 7, 2015 just before midnight, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 6345 Saint Andrews Circle, Fort Myers, Florida in reference to a Domestic Disp...

Watchful Communities + Law Enforcement = Crime Prevention
Friday, March 6, 2015

The meaning of the phrase “partners in crime” changes dramatically just by simply adding one very important word: prevention. So, why is it important that com...

Local Registered Nurse Arrested
Friday, March 6, 2015

A local registered nurse is under arrest today, accused of exploiting her own patients.  The victims range in age from 65 to 92.

On January 5, 2...

Death Investigation Underway - Update #1
Thursday, March 5, 2015

The decedent is identified as Theodore Hubbell, Jr. (DOB 1-9-50) of 6395 Hodges Drive, Bokeelia.


(Initial press release from March 4, 2015  7:4...

Business Owner Busted for Dealing Drugs
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

A six month investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics/Vice Unit and Field Support Unit has culminated in the arrest of a Cape Coral bus...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, March 4, 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...

Death Investigation in Lehigh Acres - Update #3
Monday, March 2, 2015

Don Black was booked into the Lee County Jail shortly after 2:00 this afternoon.  Black is being held on charges of Second Degree Murder and A...

Silver Alert - Joseph Michael Smith - Update #1
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Joseph Smith has returned home and is safe.

***Original Press Release***

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

Death Investigation in Lehigh Acres - Update #1
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Detectives are investigating this incident as a homicide. The decedent has been identified as Alexavier Chaz Jennings, B/M , DOB 11-25-92.

Scholarship Scams Can Snag Student Savings
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

College acceptance letters have been going out to applicants all across Southwest Florida recently, and as the buzz on social media continues to grow with excitem...

Tis’ the Season to be Aware of Traveling Trouble
Thursday, February 5, 2015

It’s that time of year again for Southwest Floridians to be on their toes as door-to-door con-artists, gypsies and travelers head our way looking to take advant...