14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912, USA
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Sheriff Carmine Marceno

Thanks for visiting the Lee County Sheriff’s Office home page. I can’t tell you how excited and humbled I am to serve as your Sheriff.

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Every day is '𝗧𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗗𝗼𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗗𝗮𝘆' for our K9 handlers! 🐕 Today, we recognize our 4-legged family members for their hard work & dedication to 𝗸𝗲𝗲𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘀𝗮𝗳𝗲!Many dogs are available at our local shelters, rescue groups, and humane societies, looking for their fur-ever homes! ... See MoreSee Less
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𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐓 𝐌𝐘𝐄𝐑𝐒 𝐁𝐄𝐀𝐂𝐇 𝐖𝐎𝐌𝐀𝐍 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐒 𝐀𝐌𝐁𝐔𝐋𝐀𝐍𝐂𝐄, 𝐀𝐑𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐃 𝐎𝐍 𝐔.𝐒. 𝟒𝟏Early Thursday morning, Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 at Golisano Children's Hospital.The ambulance was empty, with no patients inside. Deputies tracked the ambulance through its onboard G.P.S. system to the RaceTrac Gas Station on Summerlin Road. The suspect, 𝐀𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐥 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧-𝐋𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞 (𝟎𝟕/𝟏𝟓/𝟏𝟗𝟗𝟑), was confronted by deputies at the gas station but fled in the ambulance.Multiple LCSO deputies pursued the stolen ambulance. Marchan-Le Quire was driving recklessly, swerving, drifting across lanes, hitting curbs, and almost flipping the ambulance. At one point, Marchan-Le Quire pulled over, but as deputies approached the stolen ambulance, she sped off, turning on the emergency lights.At this time, deputies disengaged from the pursuit. However, the LCSO Aviation Unit continued to follow the ambulance.The ambulance stopped in the middle of South Tamiami Trail and Island Park Road, where deputies closed in on the driver.Marchan-Le Quire was removed from the driver's seat and arrested. She was charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of a crash, resisting an officer, fleeing and eluding, and theft of emergency equipment. Marchan-Le Quire's criminal history spans multiple states and includes battery, resisting, and vehicle theft charges.There were no reported injuries or damage to vehicles involved. ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟𝐒𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐅𝐅 𝐀𝐓𝐓𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐒 𝟑𝐑𝐃 𝐀𝐍𝐍𝐔𝐀𝐋 𝐃𝐄𝐀 𝐅𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐈𝐃𝐀 𝐅𝐀𝐌𝐈𝐋𝐘 𝐒𝐔𝐌𝐌𝐈𝐓🌟 This morning, Sheriff Carmine Marceno and members of Executive Command Staff attended the 𝟑𝐫𝐝 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐃𝐄𝐀 𝐅𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚 𝐅𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐒𝐮𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭 𝐨𝐧 𝐅𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐥 held in Orlando, alongside FL Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Every year, law enforcement, community leaders, and families touched by the tragedy of overdose-related deaths, gather together to advance public awareness efforts in our communities and save lives. 𝘚𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘧𝘧 𝘊𝘢𝘳𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘔𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘦𝘯𝘰 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘥𝘭𝘺 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘧𝘦𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘭, 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘦, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘭𝘰𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘢𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘢𝘯 𝘦𝘧𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘣𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘦𝘱𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘮𝘪𝘤 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘍𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘺𝘭 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘢 𝘯𝘰-𝘯𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘦 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘢𝘤𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘸𝘩𝘰 𝘥𝘦𝘢𝘭 𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘴𝘰𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘓𝘦𝘦 𝘊𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘺.𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐜𝐤 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐧𝐞𝐰𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 featured at the Summit & in collaboration with the DEA -- 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐤 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐝𝐫𝐮𝐠 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐍𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧. 𝐈𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮'𝐫𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞, 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐒𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐟𝐟, 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐨, 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡 𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞! 🫡‼️ ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐈𝐍𝐄 𝐋𝐈𝐄𝐔𝐓𝐄𝐍𝐀𝐍𝐓 𝐑𝐄𝐂𝐄𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐒 𝐏𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐆𝐈𝐎𝐔𝐒 𝐂𝐎𝐀𝐒𝐓 𝐆𝐔𝐀𝐑𝐃 𝐀𝐖𝐀𝐑𝐃🌟Recently, Lieutenant Chris Nyce, of our Marine Unit, was presented with the Coast Guard Certificate of Merit, in recognition of his service over the last 24 years. Over the past two decades, Lt. Nyce has served in both member and leadership roles with Lee County Marine Emergency Response Team (MERT), and has provided exemplary vision, cooperation, and direct contributions to the United States Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach, as well as surrounding maritime communities. Lt. Nyce has played an integral role in countless emergency responses and subsequent rescues on local waterways while serving with the LCSO Marine Unit and Coast Guard, and has dedicated his time to training other officers within the maritime profession. CONGRATULATIONS Lt. Nyce on this outstanding achievement. You make the boating community and waterways safer here in Lee County because of your hard work and dedication. ... See MoreSee Less
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It's Officially the 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐒𝐔𝐌𝐌𝐄𝐑, Lee County! 🍢🌞🌴 𝙲𝚑𝚎𝚌𝚔 𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚠𝚑𝚊𝚝 #𝚝𝚎𝚊𝚖𝙻𝙲𝚂𝙾 𝚒𝚜 𝚍𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚘 𝚌𝚘𝚘𝚕 𝚍𝚘𝚠𝚗 𝚌𝚛𝚒𝚖𝚎 & 𝚔𝚎𝚎𝚙 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚜𝚊𝚏𝚎 𝚊𝚕𝚕 𝚜𝚞𝚖𝚖𝚎𝚛 𝚕𝚘𝚗𝚐 𝚋𝚢 𝚏𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚘𝚠𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚘𝚞𝚛 𝚜𝚘𝚌𝚒𝚊𝚕 𝚖𝚎𝚍𝚒𝚊 𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚝𝚏𝚘𝚛𝚖𝚜. ... See MoreSee Less
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