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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...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, December 19, 2014

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

Sexual Predator On The Move
Tuesday, December 16, 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...

SYAL / Heights Center Donation TODAY!
Monday, December 15, 2014

In partnership with The Heights Foundation, the Lee County Sheriff's Youth Activities League (SYAL) will be officially presenting sports equipment for use by...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Death Investigation/ Update #1
Saturday, December 13, 2014

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 Notification
Thursday, December 11, 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...

This Time the Grinch Didn't Steal Christmas
Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Lehigh Acres man says his Christmas will be a lot merrier thanks to some quick thinking Lee County deputies.

It all unfolded at the Lee County Justice C...

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...

Missing Adult
Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Lee County deputies are asking for the public's assistance locating a missing Boca Grande man.  Walter Hooker (DOB 4-30-44) was last seen yesterday when he l...

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...

Two Scrooges Busted Attempting to Shop on Your Dime
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Two South Florida men expecting to do some "extensive shopping" with counterfeit checks are probably wishing they'd steered clear of Lee County.  T...

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...

Man Charged with Setting Wife on Fire
Tuesday, December 2, 2014

An Alva man is in jail after deputies say he set his wife on fire during an argument.  Kizer James Pontoon (DOB 1-30-72) of 23051 Roundtree Avenue, Alva, is ...

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...

Cloned Credit Card Crook in Custody
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tis the season for gift cards, but a Miami man's shopping spree has come to an abrupt end. 

On Monday, November 24, 2014 at approximately 2...

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...

Bonita Springs Business Owner Arrested: Deputies Seize Heroin and Cocaine Worth Nearly $120,000
Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A Bonita Springs business owner is under arrest tonight following an investigation that led to the discovery of large amounts of heroin, cocaine and cash....

Missing Endangered Adult - Update #1
Monday, November 24, 2014

Louima has been found and is safe.

(Original press release sent on 11/24/14 at 3:24 p.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking the public’...

Missing Endangered Adult
Monday, November 24, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 39 year old Lehigh Acres resident.

Louima Louis Jean (DOB 05/09...

Cold Case Corner
Friday, November 21, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office will now be featuring cold cases on our Facebook page, posted on the victim’s date of birth and date of death. This feature will...

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...

Ho-Ho-Holiday Online Shopping
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, and that means many of you will log on, log in and click your way through hundreds of cybermalls looking...

Deputies Respond to Early Morning Rescue
Saturday, November 1, 2014

On November 1, 2014, at approximately 3:30 A.M., Lee County Sheriff’s Office Marine Units and Captiva Island Deputies responded to the area of Red Fish Pass for...

Deputies Partner with Local Agencies to Monitor Sex Offenders on Halloween
Friday, October 31, 2014

On October 31, 2014, several local law enforcement agencies worked a joint operation to ensure Sex Offenders and Sexual Predators were in compliance with the term...

Deputies to Partner With Local Agencies to Monitor Sex Offenders on Halloween
Thursday, October 30, 2014

On October 31, 2014, several local law enforcement agencies will be working together to ensure Sex Offenders and Sexual Predators comply with the terms of their p...

Armed Robbery at North Fort Myers 7-11
Thursday, October 30, 2014

On October 30th, 2014, at approximately 12:33 A.M., Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a robbery at 7-11, located at 916 Pondella Road in N...

Identity Sought for Suspect in Prather Drive Burglary
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at approximately 4:45 a.m., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 334 Prather Drive, Fort Myers, Florida, in reference...

Tricky Job Posting Leaves Local Resident in the Red
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Warning residents about shady job postings is nothing new for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office; however, the latest trick being used by scammers to lure victims ...

Deputies Dismantle Neighborhood Nuisance in North Fort Myers
Thursday, October 23, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014, as a result of eight months of work by North District’s Community Policing deputies, a nuisance residence was torn down, makin...

Jail Leadership Academy Produces Six Lee County Graduates
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, six supervisors from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office graduated from the 2nd Class of the Southwest Florida Jail Leadership In...

Shooting Investigation in Fort Myers
Monday, October 20, 2014

On October 19, 2014, at 8:15 P.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call where the caller stated a Hispanic male had been injured near Coopers ...

Silver Alert - Update
Sunday, October 19, 2014

*** UPDATE #1 - Sally Schulte has been located and is safe***

Lee County deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 77 year old...

Occupied Burglary in Lehigh Acres
Sunday, October 19, 2014

On October 17th, 2014, Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a just occurred Occupied Burglary in Lehigh Acres.

Upon arrival, deputies lear...