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LEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANIMAL CRUELTY TASK FORCE NEWSLETTER: JANUARY 2023

A new year…the same mission: eliminate all animal abuse and mistreatment in Lee County. In this month’s newsletter, Paco’s abuser doing jail time; an excellent Q&A with Dr. Megan Davis from the Cape Coral Animal Shelter & Veterinary Clinic; an upcoming event, “Walk Me Home,” coming to the LCSO Miromar Outlets Community Outreach Center on…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JANUARY 2023 SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: LOCK IT OR LOSE IT…

Using the Lee County Sheriff’s Office social media platforms, speaking at numerous community gatherings and asking the media to share the message regarding locking your vehicles and securing valuables has somewhat reduced the number of vehicular burglaries in our county. Still, each morning the calls for service regarding car and truck burglaries and thefts are…
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GRAND OPENING OF LCSO COCONUT POINT COMMUNITY OUTREACH CENTER

Join Sheriff Carmine Marceno for an afternoon of FREE fun, food, music and entertainment as the Lee County Sheriff’s Office opens the brand new Coconut Point Community Outreach Center at the Coconut Point Shopping Center. Located at 23140 Fashion Drive unit 111 in Estero, Florida, between Barnes & Noble and Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the…
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LEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANIMAL CRUELTY TASK FORCE NEWSLETTER: DECEMBER 2022

Holiday season is upon us and as we wish you and yours a safe, joyful and happy holiday season, we need to remember that we cannot allow visions of sugar plums distract us from our obligation to protect our county’s furry residents. This month…NBC-2 rides along with the LCSO Animal Cruelty Task Force as we…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S DECEMBER SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: REMAINING ALERT DURING THE HOLIDAYS

It’s that time of year!  Lee County population swells with guests, tourists and snowbirds.  Our restaurants and retail stores are brimming with activity, with shoppers and long lines. While many of us have visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads, there are others with less pleasant thoughts…criminals and thieves. When out dining or shopping……
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FROM THE DESK OF SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO: SCAMMERS POSING AS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit has received reports indicating that Lee County residents have been receiving calls from criminals impersonating law enforcement officers. Victims are informed that they have “outstanding warrants,” have “failed to report for jury duty,” and have been told that they have “outstanding” or “unpaid” tickets. The callers are…
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LEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANIMAL CRUELTY TASK FORCE NEWSLETTER: NOVEMBER 2022

We’re hoping that our November LCSO Animal Cruelty Task Force Newsletter finds you and your family healthy and well following the storm. This month…Cape Coral Animal Shelter Veterinarian, Dr. Megan Davis, discusses standing water and other post-hurricane concerns…the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has been, and continues to, distribute pet food to those in need…LCSO K9…
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LEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANIMAL CRUELTY TASK FORCE NEWSLETTER: SEPTEMBER 2022

This month…Lehigh woman, who recently adopted a puppy, jailed for felony animal abuse, updates regarding Paco (found with mouth and paws taped), Dr. Megan Davis from the Cape Coral Animal Shelter provides amazing information about Canine Cognitive Dysfunction, an upcoming “Hurricane Pet-Preparedness” class on September 28th at LCSO’s Miromar Outlets Community Outreach Center, some amazing…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S SEPTEMBER 2022 SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: AGGRESSIVE DRIVING

In a short time, the county population will swell as visitors from the North migrate to sunny Southwest Florida for the winter months. This influx of visitors and their vehicles make already congested roads a bit more problematic. Aggressive driving makes traveling difficult and dangerous for us all. While patience isn’t a virtue that we…
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FROM THE DESK OF SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO: STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS SCAM

Following the announcement of recent legislation designated to offer limited loan forgiveness, scammers diligently went to work to find ways to extract personal information from enthusiastic and unsuspecting student-loan consumers. It has been reported, nationwide, that individuals have received phone calls, text messages and messages across social media platforms asking student-loan consumers to call a…
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