Recent News


Apr 19
Fugitive grandma captured tonight in Texas
Apr 16
Michael Swisher charged with murder, attempted murder.
Apr 12
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who stole more than $500 in razor blade refills from a Lee County store earlier this week.
Apr 12
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a white male who robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in Bonita Springs early this morning.
Mar 28
Social media threat to Fort Payne, Alabama school leads to arrest.
Mar 22
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown suspect who robbed a College Parkway convenience store early this morning.
Mar 20
Forensic evidence links Fort Myers man to the homicide.
Mar 14
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying at least two women involved in a car burglary in which credit cards and personal identification information were stolen.
Feb 28
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a young man who attempted to rob a Bonita Springs convenience store by pointing his finger early this morning.
Feb 22
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an unknown suspect who robbed the Family Dollar store in North Fort Myers this afternoon.
Feb 22
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who tried to use stolen credit cards to make several hundred dollars worth of fraudulent purchases last weekend.
Feb 15
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a trio who stole more than $9,000 in cigarettes from a Bonita Springs convenience store Wednesday morning.
Feb 13
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who held up a Lee County business at gunpoint last night.
Feb 06
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two men who robbed a North Fort Myers storage facility this morning.
Feb 02
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down two males who robbed a Lehigh Acres Walgreens store at gunpoint early this morning.
Feb 01
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who tried to rob a Lehigh Acres convenience store last night, but was run off by a confident clerk.
Jan 31
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two men wanted in connection with two convenience store robberies early this morning.
Jan 18
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who committed back to back thefts over the last two mornings.
Jan 17
Within the last 48 hours, several additional break-ins have occurred within the same corridor of Lehigh Acres as the previous incidents.
Jan 17
Detectives are releasing new images this evening of an additional suspect, who has consistently worn a camouflage jacket, in several of the Lehigh vehicle burglaries.
Jan 17
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two black males who robbed a couple at gunpoint while they were trying to make a cash deposit at a Palm Beach Boulevard ATM.
Jan 04
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown male who attempted to rob a South Lee County Dollar General store on New Year’s Day.
Dec 28
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown suspect who robbed a Lee County Circle K convenience store at knifepoint early this morning.
Dec 13
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying several individuals believed to be responsible for a series of thefts that span from North Fort Myers to Murdock and Punta Gorda.
Dec 06
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying one or more suspects who have broken into multiple vehicles in Lehigh Acres over the last several weeks.
Dec 06
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown man who broke into a Lehigh Acres home last Friday morning.
Dec 01
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down two suspects who broke into four Lehigh businesses earlier this week.
Nov 14
Safety campaign geared to increase awareness of pedestrian, bicycle and motor vehicle safety.
Oct 18
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two individuals who used a 5 or 6 year old boy to help steal a $57,000 ring from an Estero jewelry store last week.
Sep 26
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an unknown suspect who stole the symbol of our nation’s freedom from a Lee County neighborhood early this morning.
Sep 22
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who tried to pawn more than $1,000 in stolen goods, and is accused of stealing a car from a Lee County home.
Sep 21
Nearly a month after a Lehigh Acres Family Dollar store was robbed at gunpoint, detectives are still searching for the suspects responsible for the violent crime.
Sep 20
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who pretended to be a Wal Mart employee, and commandeered a cash register after a transaction failed to process.
Sep 15

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance regarding an active homicide investigation.

Sep 14

Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 66-year old Fort Myers man.

Sep 14
Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on scene of a death investigation in Lehigh Acres. 
Sep 13
Detectives from the Major Crimes Unit are working a shooting incident Wednesday in Lehigh Acres.
Sep 05
A second arrest has been made regarding the homicide of Johntavious Johnson.
Aug 30
An anonymous donor has increased the reward for information on a Lehigh Acres hit and run.
Aug 15

Detectives are still searching for the identities of three unidentified males who broke into a Lee County home.

Jul 08
Alert neighbor tips off law enforcement to extensive grow house
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two unidentified men who robbed a Lehigh Acres Dollar General at gunpoint
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