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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Missing Adult
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Missing Adult – Update #1

Roy Caldwell has been located and is safe.

(Original press release at 4:08 p.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff’s Of...

High Visibility Enforcement Promotes Prevention - Update #3
Friday, April 21, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit is continuing the “High Visibility Enforcement” and are now halfway through the operation. Deputies have chosen...

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: Death Investigation
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Update #1

The victim’s in Thursday’s murder suicide have been identified as Tiffany Jensen (DOB 01-29-80) and Heidi Shinne (DOB 08-06-98). The suspect...

Business & Retail Crime Awareness Seminar
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the South American Theft Group Intelligence Network and Keiser University invite business owners and members in the retail and ...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Suspect Arrested in Officer Involved Shooting
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A suspect has been released from the hospital and charged with several crimes that stemmed from an officer involved shooting in Estero.  Litray Maurice Bell ...

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 ...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Pine Manor Death Investigation
Friday, April 14, 2017

Update #2: The victim has been identified as Alexandra Figueroa (H/F; DOB 3/3/1989). The investigation is still ongoing. 

Update #1:  ...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Traffic Fatality
Friday, April 14, 2017

On Friday, April 14, 2017, Lee County deputies responded to a vehicle crash with injuries at Sunniland Boulevard and Lee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres. The ...

Important Event for High School Females
Thursday, April 13, 2017

If you are the parent, grandparent, neighbor or friend of a high school female, particularly those getting ready to go to college, you will wa...

Missing Endangered Adult
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 14, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a 50-year old North Fort Myers resident.

Sheriff's Office Headquarters Building Evacuated Briefly
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Headquarters building at 14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway was evacuated briefly at approximately 9:20 a.m. today.

Fire Depar...

Joint LCSO/FMPD Investigation Nabs Construction Thief
Friday, April 7, 2017

A Lehigh Acres man stealing material from construction sites leads detectives right to his front door.

Over the past six months, multiple thefts have occu...

Home Invasion Robbery Suspects Busted
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Robbery detectives arrested three suspects in connection to a home invasion robbery.

On April 5th, at approximately 1:05 p.m., deputies were called to 84...

Missing Adult
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in locating a missing adult that neighbors say suffers from memory loss.

Norma Williams (DOB 12-2-44) ...

Missing Endangered Juvenile - Update
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

UPDATE: Brenna Linden has been located and is safe.

(Original press release sent on 04/04/17 at 2:28 p.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is aski...

Undersheriff Marceno to be Honored by Bonita Springs Council
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Undersheriff Carmine Marceno will be honored by the Bonita Springs City Council Wednesday night for his successful completion of the prestigious FBI National...

Lee County Law Enforcement Torch Run
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Law Enforcement Torch Run Scheduled for Friday, April 7, 2017

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics F...

Sexual Assault and Burglary Suspect Captured
Friday, March 31, 2017

On March 30th, 2017, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office received information of a possible sex crime. Due to the nature of the incident, detectives wit...

Grow House Busted
Friday, March 31, 2017

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Narcotics detectives responded to 135 Naples Avenue S., Lehigh Acres, in reference to a possible marijuana grow house.  Detectiv...

Narcotics Investigation Leads to Nine Arrests; One Still Wanted
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A two-month investigation into several local Lee County drug dealers has scored nine arrests.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, along with t...

Silver Alert - Update #1
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Harry Everett Smith has been located and is safe.

(Initial press release from March 29, 2017  11:48 a.m.)

Lee County deputies are askin...

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...

Missing Adult - Update
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mark Wolf has been located.

(Initial press release March 25, 2017 at 10:09 a.m.)

Missing Adult

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is aski...

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

CarFit Event Helps Improve Comfort and Safety “Fit” for Senior Drivers
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

To help the 10,000 Americans turning 65 everyday, mobility experts are hosting a safety program designed to help senior drivers find a better “fit” with their...

Loan Inquiry Leaves Victim in the Red
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A postcard in the mail advertising a variety of lending products, followed by an online application for a short term loan, recently cost one local man $750.00 and...

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...

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...

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...