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Cape Coral Man Behind Bars for Capital Sexual Battery
Friday, July 3, 2015

A Cape Coral man is in the Lee County Jail tonight facing serious sex charges, including Capital Sexual Battery. Sean Wayt, DOB 07-21-71, of 2237 SW 15th Avenue, ...

Lehigh Acres Man Charged with Aggravated Child Abuse
Friday, July 3, 2015

On Thursday, July 2, 2015, Lee County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit Detectives arrested a Lehigh Acres man responsible for shaking an infant that caused s...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, July 3, 2015

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
Thursday, July 2, 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...

Sexual Predator Notification
Thursday, July 2, 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...

Homicide Investigation in Bonita Springs - Update #1
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Update #1

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are continuing the Homicide investigation at 27034 Jarvis Road in Bonita Springs.

Detecti...

Lehigh Acres/Wilson Road Death Investigation
Saturday, June 27, 2015

On June 26th, 2015, at approximately 12:53 a.m., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 2137 Wilson Road in Lehigh Acres.  Deputies discovere...

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Imperial Parkway
Saturday, June 27, 2015

On Saturday, June 27, 2015, at approximately 1:38 a.m., Lee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a single vehicle motorcycle crash with ...

Heroin Family 'Towed" to Jail - Update #1
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A continuing investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Field Support Unit has led to additional drug charges against two people arrested earlier this month...

Public Notice
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Tanya Tanner, Accreditation Manager, 14750 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy., Fort Myers, FL 33912 - (239) 477-1034

The Lee ...

Missing Endangered Adult - Update #1
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Mr. Gonzalez-Rodriguez has been located and is safe.

(Initial press release from June 19, 2015  2:37 p.m.)

The Lee County Sheriff...

Detectives Seek Suspects in Hit & Run/Robbery
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Lee County sheriff's detectives are searching for two suspects that intentionally struck a victim with their vehicle before proceeding to rob him.

The inc...

Body Recovered from Gulf of Mexico
Saturday, June 20, 2015

Shortly before 4:00 p.m. on June 19, 2015, deputies responded to a missing person complaint in reference to a swimmer last seen in the Gulf of Mexico in an area w...

Homicide Victim Identified
Friday, June 19, 2015

On June 17, 2015 at approximately 5:40 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a possible deceased person at the intersection of Ban...

Sexual Predator Notification
Thursday, June 18, 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...

"Nuisance" No More
Thursday, June 18, 2015

A month-long narcotics investigation has culminated in the arrest of a man detectives call a nuisance.  They say he sold heroin, marijuana and crack cocaine ...

Sheriff's Summer Youth Program
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Summer Youth Program offers a creative and interactive approach to foster communication between law enforcement and today’s yo...

K-9 Kilo Back to Duty After Life-Threatening Encounter
Sunday, June 14, 2015

On Friday, June 12, 2015, at approximately 8:11 p.m., deputies responded to a Disturbance call at Wal-Mart, located at 14821 Six Mile Cypress Parkway.

Ac...

Tech Support Scam Costs Resident $37,000
Friday, June 12, 2015

It started with a phone call. The man on the other end of the line said he was with the “anti-fraud department” and was calling because a virus had been detec...

Dubious Diesel Fuels Arrest
Friday, June 12, 2015

When a Lee County deputy pulled over a Miami man for illegal window tinting, his nose told him there was much more to the story.

Upon initial contact, the...

Summer Season Kicks off with Internet Safety Month
Friday, June 5, 2015

If you’re a parent, listen up! June is Internet Safety Month and the perfect time to take a step back and think about the foundational layers you need to put in...

Morning Crime Spree Ends with Crash
Friday, May 29, 2015

On May 29th, 2015, at 6:34 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a shooting that occurred at 49 Lake Street in North Fort My...

Deputies Respond to Shots Fired Call in Bokeelia
Sunday, May 24, 2015

On Saturday, May 23, 2015, at approximately 10:07 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call stating that there was someone dischargin...

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Campaign
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Tomorrow, May 14th, 2015, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will be participating in a High Visibility Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Op...

*Update* Missing Person - Haley Lynn Vagts
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

*Update #1*

Haley Vagts has been located and is safe.  Haley told her family that she saw her photo on the noon news and called to let everyone know ...

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Campaign
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

On May 14th, 2015, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will be participating in a High Visibility Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Operation....

Missing Endangered Adult - Charles Myers - Update #1
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

*Update* - Charles Thomas Myers has been located and is safe. 

***Original Press Release***

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

Shredding Rips the Opportunity from Hands of Identity Thieves
Monday, April 20, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, the Federal Trade Commission released figures showing Florida continues to lead the nation in identity theft complaints. This not...

Law Enforcement Torch Run Tomorrow
Thursday, April 16, 2015

On April 17th, the Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Florida will be taking place. 

The run starts at 8:00 a.m. at t...

Missing Adult - William Stanley Karrels
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Deputies are asking for the public's assistance to locate a missing adult. 

William Stanley Karrels (DOB 12-28-90) is 5 feet 8 inches...

Death Investigation at Moss Marine
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

On April 14th, 2015, at approximately 12:44 P.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to Moss Marine, located at 450 Harbor Ct. in reference to a work ...

12th Annual Easter Bunny Toy Run on April 4th, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The 12th Annual Easter Bunny Toy Run, sponsored by the Southwest Florida Harley Owner’s Group and Six Bends Harley-Davidson, will take place on April 4th, 2015....

Spoof Phone Call Rings too Close to Home
Monday, March 30, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office wants the public to be aware of several incidents that have occurred over the past several days involving caller ID spoofing and...

Fight Ends House Party in Lehigh Acres
Sunday, March 22, 2015

On March 21, 2015, at 11:34 P.M., deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 3703 7th St. W, Lehigh Acres, in reference to a disturbance...

Tragedy for Missing Person
Thursday, March 19, 2015

On March 19th, 2015, at approximately 4:54 P.M., deputies responded to the area of NE 24th Ave. and NE 28th St. in Cape Coral in reference to a death investigatio...

Tip A Cop to Benefit Special Olympics
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Media representatives are encouraged to join Southwest Florida law enforcement on Sunday, March 22 and Monday, March 23 at the annual “Tip A Cop” benefit at J...

Search Warrant in Bonita Springs Yields Illicit Drugs, Cash
Thursday, March 19, 2015

On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Bonita Springs Narcotics Unit concluded a two month long narcotic investigation in Bonita S...

Arrest Made in Sexual Assault of Young Female
Thursday, March 19, 2015

On March 17th, 2015, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office received information of a possible sex crime involving a juvenile. Due to the nature of the inc...

Gladiolus Drive/Health Park Shooting Investigation
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

On March 18th, 2015, at approximately 9:01 a.m., deputies responded to a Shooting call at Health Park Hospital.  Initial information was received that t...

Six Tips Burglars Don’t Want You to Know
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Researchers who have interviewed hundred’s of incarcerated burglars, both male and female, found there were certain things these thieves looked for when selecti...