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Public Information Office (PIO)

The Public Information Office strives to be responsive and professional in its activities. We act in full compliance with the Florida Public Records Law and in the best interests of the agency, the news media, and the people of Lee County. Routine media inquiries and records requests are handled as expeditiously as possible during normal business hours.

This office handles all media inquiries, issues news releases, responds to public records by members of the media, coordinates agency social media, special projects and other communications.

The office is staffed Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., at our Main Headquarters off Six Mile Cypress Pkwy. For general media inquiries, please contact the Public Information Office at 239.477.1340.

Written records, including arrest affidavits and offense reports, are not available after hours. Staff will not have information readily available regarding non-fatal vehicle crashes, routine arrests, crimes not resulting in death or critical injury, or the status of cases that are not considered breaking news.

Should there be a high profile or large scale incident after hours, on holidays or weekends the media will be notified in the form of a press release.

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#UPDATE: On October 21, 2021, a comparison of dental records confirmed that the human remains found at the T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve and Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park are those of Brian Laundrie. @FBITampa

.@SheriffLeeFL will be having a Halloween event with trick or treating & it will benefit animal rescue organizations.

The event will be this Thursday, Oct. 21 from 4-7 p.m. at LCSO Community Outreach Center.

More information here: https://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/articles/halloween-fun-will-benefit-area-agencies/

PIO is in Estero where an officer involved shooting took place. Our deputy is okay. Sheriff Carmine Marceno is on scene and will make a statement. Media staging will be at the entrance of Courtyards at Estero Apartment Homes located at 10445 Corkscrew Commons Drive in Estero.

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DEPUTY MARGENA NUÑEZ: END OF WATCH OCTOBER 22, 2006.Gone but never forgotten. ... See MoreSee Less
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#BREAKING The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was proud to serve alongside these agencies in the search for #brianlaundrie. ... See MoreSee Less
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This morning, Sheriff Carmine Marceno addressed the media alongside North Port Police Department Chief Todd Garrison outside of the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park. Sheriff Marceno discussed the mutual aid provided during the #BrianLaundrie investigation. Assets from our Electronic Surveillance Unit, Agriculture Unit, and Forensics Unit have spent dozens of hours in North Port over the last month assisting both NPPD and the FBI. This includes our state-of-the-art Dragonfish drone and Matrice 300, our swamp buggy, and the Faro 3D scanner.Chief Garrison said all of these assets have been invaluable in both the search phase and now the preservation phase. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer support to our partner agency and will continue to assist as this investigation continues. ... See MoreSee Less
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TODAY! | LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE "GHOULS' NIGHT OUT" HALLOWEEN EVENT. JOIN US FOR A FUN AFTERNOON OF TRICK-OR-TREATING!Bring the kids...bring the pets...join us on October 21, 2021, from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm as local businesses and agencies distribute candy to the trick-or-treaters!The event will be held behind the Lee County Sheriff's Office Cape Coral Community Outreach Center located at 4522 Del Prado Boulevard South.The Lee County Sheriff's Office Animal Cruelty Task Force will be on hand with Deputy Chance and Sergeant Hope. Gulf Coast Humane Society will be bringing adoptable dogs in costume...the Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) will be guests. along with Mutty Paws Rescue.Admission is FREE. In lieu of admission, our local shelters/rescues are in need of supplies. Please bring towels (used or new), sheets, cleaning supplies (paper towels, Dawn dishwashing liquid, disinfectant wipes, etc.), cat litter, dog and/or cat food, large black trash bags, “Kong” dog toys, “Nylabone” dog toys and cat toys. ... See MoreSee Less
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