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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 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’S JUNE SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: LIGHTING AND HOME SECURITY

LIGHTING AND HOME SECURITY Residential burglaries are usually crimes of opportunity. Burglars carefully determine the ease of entry, visibility to neighbors and the location of surveillance devices. Upon approaching a potential target, criminals attempt to determine whether a home is occupied or vacant, the potential value of property within the home and likelihood of being…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S MAY FRAUD ALERT: AUTO LOAN REFINANCING SCAMS

This has been a difficult year, to say the very least, and many of us are struggling to make ends meet. Reduced incomes and lost jobs have forced many to reduce expenses and to eliminate that which is unneeded. A car or truck is, for all intents and purposes, something that we must find a…
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TWO ARRESTED FOR TAPING A DOG’S MOUTH SHUT, ABANDONING A SECOND

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 “It disgusts me that an innocent puppy was left alone in a vehicle, unable to eat, breathe, or drink,” stated Sheriff Carmine Marceno. “This type of behavior will not be tolerated in Lee County.” Yesterday evening deputies responded to a call of a puppy inside of a vehicle in distress, halfway…
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