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MAN ARRESTED FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY

“This man’s violent outburst caused serious injury to a defenseless dog,” stated Sheriff Carmine Marceno. “Behavior like this will not be tolerated. I’ve been crystal clear, if you abuse an animal in Lee County, you will go to jail.” On July 28, 2021, detectives with both the Central District Criminal Investigations Division and the Animal…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JULY FRAUD ALERT: CORRUPTED iPHONE APPS

While Smartphone companies work diligently to review new applications, even their best efforts have allowed fraudulent applications to be made available. In a recent Washington Post review, reporters indicated that roughly 2 percent of the 1,000 most popular iPhone applications were fraudulent or infected.  Apple reportedly claimed to prevent over $1.5 billion in fraudulent transactions,…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JULY SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: PROTECTING YOUR CHILD DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS

While most adults are able to assess risk, young children often lack the wherewithal to protect themselves and to avoid dangerous locations and situations. In addition to keeping our children safe, it is our obligation, as guardians, to teach our children to make safe choices and to avoid potentially perilous locations.  The world is moving…
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL- CLOSED

This request is now closed. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking proposals from qualified, responsible firms to provide Correctional Facility programs to it’s inmate population, including but not limited to, Residential Substance Abuse Treatment, Life Skills Programs, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Opening date: July 1, 2021 Letter of intent to submit due date:…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO ANNOUNCES: “Knock & Talk: A True Crime Podcast”

SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO ANNOUNCES: “Knock & Talk: A True Crime Podcast” “As sheriff, I am always looking for ways to highlight our hardworking deputies,” stated Sheriff Marceno. “This podcast allows us to engage the community in a way we never have before.” From the 911 call to the case’s closure, join us as we dive…
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North Fort Myers Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty

“This criminal’s actions are outrageous,” stated Sheriff Carmine Marceno. “The violence toward this defenseless dog will not be tolerated. Residents and their families, including pets, will be safe here… and my team will see to it.” Yesterday, detectives with North District Criminal Investigations Division and the Animal Cruelty Task Force responded to McDaniel Drive in…
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Homicide Investigation

On Monday, June 28, 2021, at approximately 6:00 PM, deputies responded to a shooting on Sunrise Boulevard and Genoa Avenue South in Lehigh Acres. When deputies arrived on scene they located two male victims, one of which was deceased and another with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The injured victim was later transported to Lee Memorial…
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Accused child molester may have more victims

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying additional victims who may have been sexually assaulted at the hands of a Lee County man. Last month, detectives charged Heriberto Batista Montijo (DOB 10/28/78) with 19 charges of sexual assault on a victim under the age of 12, child cruelty, lewd and lascivious…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JUNE FRAUD ALERT: AMAZING SUMMER RENTALS

The school year has ended, local beaches are becoming congested and many families begin to make summer vacation plans. So do the scammers… The Federal Trade Commission has been inundated with complaints about summer rental scams. Here’s how they usually work: You see an ad online or via social media for an absolutely amazing looking…
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MISSING WOMAN

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Elenal Barrabi (DOB 03/11/1959). Barrabi was last seen on Friday, June 4, 2021 wearing jeans and a beige and white t-shirt. Barrabi is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5’4” in height and weighs 180 pounds. If…
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