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Suspects Sought in Armed Home Invasion Robbery in Bonita Springs
Friday, August 1, 2014

Robbery detectives are on the hunt for three men that committed an armed home invasion robbery last Wednesday night in The Colony.

Deputies responded to 2...

Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Friday, August 1, 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...

Lee County Sheriff's Office First "Tweet from the Beat"
Thursday, July 31, 2014

For the first time in Lee County Sheriff's Office history, we will be participating in “Tweet from the Beat”, Friday, August 1, 2014.

Public Informat...

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Lauded for Safety Record
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Traffic safety remains a hot topic issue in every community as evidenced by constant updates from television, radio, and print media outlets. I speak frequently i...

Fatal Crash in Lehigh Acres
Monday, July 28, 2014

On Monday July 28, 2014 at 7:21 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of singe vehicle crash located near 1112 Henry Avenue in Lehigh Acres. The...

Deputies Seek Witnesses to Bicycle Crash
Monday, July 28, 2014

Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit are looking for witnesses to a bicycle crash that occurred this past Thursday night (July 24, 2014) in ...

Fatal Crash in Lehigh Acres
Saturday, July 26, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call of a single vehicle crash located in front of 2523 Lee Blvd., ...

Serious Injury Crash at Gladiolus and Winker
Saturday, July 26, 2014

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a two vehicle crash with serious injury in the intersection of Gladiolus Drive and...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Friday, July 25, 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...

Bundle of Dealers Busted in Operation Bonita Blast
Friday, July 25, 2014

A two month narcotics investigation has culminated in the arrests of more than a dozen suspected drug dealers in the Bonita Springs area.

Operation Bonita...

Why Do Scammers Love Reloadable Money Cards?
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Reloadable debit cards, especially the top-selling legitimate “Green Dot Cards”, are the new money moving method of choice for scammers looking to make a quic...

Lightning Strike Victims Identified
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The man who died as a result of yesterday’s lighting strike on Fort Myers Beach has been positively identified as Scott Wilcox (DOB 11/07/1972) of 902 Leeland H...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Tuesday, July 22, 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...

Pilot in Small Plane Crash Positively Identified
Saturday, July 19, 2014

The pilot that crashed his small plane into the Gulf of Mexico off Upper Captiva Island Wednesday night has been positively identified as Gregg Howard (DOB 12-15-...

Operation Sun Down
Thursday, July 17, 2014

On July 17th, 2014 The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics / Vice Unit concluded a 3 month long investigation in the North Fort Myers area of Lee County. The ...

Detectives Looking for Possible Witnesses for Bonita Crash
Thursday, July 17, 2014

On Thursday, July 17, 2014, Lee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle versus bicycle crash at around noon. The crash occurred at th...

Two Arrested in Aggravated Child Abuse Case
Thursday, July 17, 2014

On June 26, 2014, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to an incident of child abuse. The victim was identified as a five week old infant ...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Tuesday, July 15, 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...

Sexual Predator Notification
Friday, July 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...

Sexual Predator On The Move
Friday, July 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...

Deputies Respond to Shooting Investigation in Estero
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

On July 9, 2014, at 12:56 A.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a 911 call from the 21000 block of Sunset Lake Ct., Estero, in reference to a sh...

Traffic Enforcement and Education Program
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit will be out in full force today to educate the public and enforce pedestrian/bicycle laws.

A High Visibili...

Two Suspects Arrested After Fleeing from Deputies
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

On Tuesday, July 08, 2014, at 2:00 P.M., a Central District deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop on a Silver Chevrolet Malibu in the area of Palm Beach Blvd...

Missing Juvenile - Update #1
Monday, July 7, 2014

Brenda Jay Facey was located and is safe.

(Initial Press Release sent on 7/7/14 at 4:44 p.m.)

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

Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Fatal Crash on S. Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers
Monday, July 7, 2014

On Monday, July 7, 2014, Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a three vehicle crash at 13985 S. Tamami Trail in Fort Myers.   

On...

Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Advisory
Monday, July 7, 2014

Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Advisory: July 7th, 2014

Due to a crash with serious injury, two northbound lanes of traffic ...

PREVENTING IDENTITY THEFT WHILE TRAVELING
Thursday, July 3, 2014

When you leave your house to travel this summer, whether overseas or at a local hotel for a “staycation”, there are many things you are thinking about includi...

Operation "High Octane"
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Rising prices aren't the only reason to keep an eye on the gas pump.  Lee County deputies are doing so to keep thieves from stealing your credit card informa...

Summer Storm Safety Tips
Friday, June 20, 2014

Thunderstorms in Florida, and over its coastal waters, are frequently unpredictable. Even with the best weather reports, along with constant and accurate observat...

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank Robbed: Update #1
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Update #1 - Additional surveillance photos have been added to this release. 

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at approximately 12:27 P.M., Lee County Sher...

Dollar General Armed Robbery Suspects Sought
Monday, June 9, 2014

On Monday, June 9, 2014, at approximately 9:02 P.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the Dollar General located at 701 Gretchen Avenue S., Lehig...

One Scam Sure To Ruin Your Summer Vacation Plans
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Are you busy planning your summer vacation and looking for just the right deal to fit your budget? These days, consumers are flooded with a boatload of choices wh...

Proposed Budget Delivered to Commissioners
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott has submitted the Sheriff's Office proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-2015 to the Board of County Commissioners. This year's reque...

Detectives On the Hunt for Matlacha Burglars
Friday, March 21, 2014

Lee County sheriff's detectives are searching for two men believed responsible for two recent business burglaries in Matlacha.

The first burglary occ...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Monday, November 11, 2013

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...

Juvenile Assessment Center to hold Open House
Monday, May 20, 2013

How often do you hear a news report end with the phrase "the arrested youth was transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center?"  Do you ever wonder what happ...

Sexual Predator on the Move
Friday, May 17, 2013

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...

Carjackers' Joyride Ends in Lee County
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Four carjacking suspects from Florida's east coast are in the Lee County Jail tonight. 

Intelligence gathered from the Hollywood, Florida Polic...

Registration Underway for Summer Youth Program
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

For more than 15 years, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Section has provided the opportunity for students, ages 11 through 13, to participate in ...

JAC to provide Free Drug Test Kits
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) of Lee County is once again offering free drug test kits to parents of Lee County youth in an effort to curtail juvenile subs...