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Four Teens Arrested after Sneaker Sale Goes South
Friday, February 27, 2015

It was supposed to be a simple exchange of tennis shoes, but four teenagers had no intention of swapping anything. Instead, guns were drawn and the victim was rob...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, February 27, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is providing the information listed below in continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education, p...

Death Investigation in Lehigh Acres - Update #2
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Don Black (DOB 9-23-90) is charged with one count of Second Degree Murder and one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder in this case.  Black was arrested i...

Juvenile's Joyride Comes to Abrupt End
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A North Fort Myers teen driving a set of stolen wheels is probably second-guessing that decision this morning.  Following an attempt to elude deputies, Jordy...

Centennial Boulevard Death Investigation - Update #1
Monday, February 23, 2015

The victim is identified as Luis Enrique Vazquez-Ocasio (DOB 9-23-78) of 4950 Centennial Boulevard, Lehigh Acres.  The case is being worked as a homicide by ...

Silver Alert - Joseph Michael Smith - Update #1
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Joseph Smith has returned home and is safe.

***Original Press Release***

Lee County deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating a ...

Death Investigation in Lehigh Acres - Update #1
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Detectives are investigating this incident as a homicide. The decedent has been identified as Alexavier Chaz Jennings, B/M , DOB 11-25-92.

Scholarship Scams Can Snag Student Savings
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

College acceptance letters have been going out to applicants all across Southwest Florida recently, and as the buzz on social media continues to grow with excitem...

Missing Person - Update #2
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Michelle Morrell has been located and is safe. 

***Original Release and Update #1***

It has been one week since a missing Lee County woman w...

Detectives Seek Information on Missing Woman
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit believe a missing East Fort Myers woman, Donna Chatterton, may have met with foul play and ...

Small steps will keep auto thieves at bay
Friday, February 13, 2015

February 13, 2015

In light of the recent arrests made in a string of car burglaries and thefts over the last two months, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers ...

Death Investigation
Friday, February 13, 2015

On February 11th at approximately 10:15 a.m., deputies were called to 1036 Gunby Avenue South, Lehigh Acres.  Upon arrival, deputies found a white male in th...

Deputy Involved Shooting in Bonita Springs
Thursday, February 12, 2015

On February 11, 2015, Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance with an active shooter in the residence at 11701 Red Hibiscus Dr...

Missing Endangered Juvenile - Update
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Update: Adreona Parson has returned home and is safe.

(Initial Release sent on 2/11/15 at 11:45pm)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for ...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Friday, February 6, 2015

Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexua...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ *** Silver Alert ***
Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the publics help in locating a missing 74 year old woman.

Peggy Cooper, DOB 01/04/1941, left her residenc...

Tis’ the Season to be Aware of Traveling Trouble
Thursday, February 5, 2015

It’s that time of year again for Southwest Floridians to be on their toes as door-to-door con-artists, gypsies and travelers head our way looking to take advant...

Lehigh Acres Bank Robbery/ Update #1
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Update#1

The suspect identified in the Robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank in Lehigh Acres this afternoon is Michael C. Harlowe, DOB 06/29/19...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ *** Silver Alert ***/ Update #1
Monday, February 2, 2015

Update #1

Johnston has returned home safe.

*Original Release*

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the publics assistance ...

Duo Arrested for Aggravated Child Abuse of a Three Year Old
Friday, January 23, 2015

On January 11, 2015, the Department of Children and Families received a complaint regarding a (3) three year old child with unexplained injuries. The child was ta...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Announces New Online Reporting System
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce a new feature to the www.sheriffleefl.org website.

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Serious Injury Crash in Fort Myers
Thursday, January 15, 2015

On Thursday, January 15th, 2015, the Fort Myers Police Department requested Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Units to respond to a crash with se...

Armed Robbery at the Laurel Lane Circle K - Update #1
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Detectives have placed Uvaldo Junior Hernandez (DOB 11/30/80) under arrest.  He has been charged with Robbery with a Firearm relating to the armed robbery of...

Armed Robbery at the Laurel Lane Circle K
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

On Monday, January 12th, 2015, at approximately 10:53 P.M., Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an armed robbery at Circle K, 2170 Laurel La...

Make Crime Prevention a New Year Resolution in 2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015

Most of us make New Year’s resolutions to improve our health and quality of life such as losing weight, eating a healthier diet, or breaking a bad habit. But ha...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexua...

Severe Traffic Crashes Overnight Occur Minutes Apart
Saturday, December 27, 2014

On Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 2:17 A.M., deputies responded to 16101 Alico Road in reference to a single vehicle crash. Due to the severity of the crash, Tra...

Grow House "Sniffed" Out in Lehigh Acres
Friday, December 19, 2014

On December 18th, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Communications Center received a 911 call stating that there was a suspicious smell coming from the reside...

IRS Scam Calls Continue to Plague Lee County
Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office fraud line continues to receive dozens of calls from concerned residents this week reporting suspicious phone calls from someone...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexua...

Fighting Holiday Hunger Event Raises Food and Funds for Families in Need
Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office fulfilled their mission on Sunday to Fight Holiday Hunger!

During the 5-hour event, held on December 7th, over 100 volunt...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexua...

Lehigh Acres Man Arrested for Sex Offenses Against Juvenile
Saturday, November 29, 2014

On Friday, November 28th, 2014, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office received information of a possible sex crime involving a juvenile. 

Du...

Pedestrian Struck on Palm Beach Boulevard - Update #1
Friday, November 28, 2014

Miguel Lux Ixcotoyac (DOB 06/08/86) has succumbed to his injuries.  Next of kin has been notified.

***Original Press Release***

On Thursday, ...

Pedestrian Struck on Palm Beach Boulevard
Friday, November 28, 2014

On Thursday, November 27, 2014, deputies responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on Palm Beach Blvd. near Shoreland Drive.

Due to the ...

Operation "Seasons Skimming"
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Lee County Deputies were out again today to protect your credit card information from would-be thieves. 

In an effort to crack down on fraudsters wh...

Black Friday Safety Tips for Shoppers
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

1. Be aware of your surroundings. In the rush to be the first to find holiday bargains, frenzied shoppers can increasingly grow tense creating a ...

Dump Truck Crash on Corkscrew Road
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

On November 25th, 2014, at approximately 9:55 A.M., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit responded to a crash on Corkscrew Road just east of the Bella T...

Second "Jailbird Tweets" Coming Friday
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Get ready for the second installment of “Jailbird Tweets”!

The Lee County Sheriff's Office will be hosting another edition of  “Jailbird ...

Explorer Food Drive Helps 33 Families in Lee County
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) Explorer Post 18 has finished their annual Food Drive for 2014!

This year, the Explorers collected enough food t...