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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Monday, August 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 education, p...

Missing Endangered Adult/ Update# 1
Sunday, August 2, 2015

Update #1

Mr. Tchir has been located and is in good health,

Original Press Release:

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

Man Arrested For Molesting Fast Food Employee
Friday, July 31, 2015

A man is under arrest after sexually molesting a mentally challenged employee in the restroom of a North Fort Myers fast food restaurant.

Traymonte S...

Lee County Sheriff Willing to Pickup the Ball
Friday, July 31, 2015

During the evening of July 30th, Sheriff Mike Scott and the men and women of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office welcomed our Pickup the Ball teammates in an open f...

Sexual Predator Notification
Wednesday, July 29, 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
Wednesday, July 29, 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...

Deputies Intercept Drug-Laced Candy
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

It's a parent's worst nightmare. A highly unpredictable drug responsible for bizarre and dangerous behavior is now being disguised as candy.  Fortunatel...

Sheriff Scott Responds to Lawsuit
Friday, July 24, 2015

Respected members of the media and members of the LCSO:

I typically refrain from commenting on matters pending litigation; however, I believe our taxpaye...

Grandparent Scam Calls Resurface in Lee
Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Fraud Line has seen an increase in calls this month from residents reporting a telephone scam sometimes referred to as the “Gran...

Body of Woman Reported Missing in 1990 Discovered in Pond
Thursday, July 23, 2015

The body of a woman reported missing 25 years ago was discovered earlier this week in a submerged vehicle near the Lee County Civic Center. The vehicle ...

Lee County Sheriff''s Office Press Release/ Missing Person Investigation/ Update #1
Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Update #1

The remains found in the White Dodge Stratus have been confirmed as Chelsey Green. 

Original press Release:

On Monday, Jul...

Highway Interdiction Unit Makes Major Marijuana Seizure
Friday, July 17, 2015

A St. Petersburg man is behind bars after a traffic stop yielded much more than the Highway Interdiction Unit bargained for.

On Thursday, July 16, 2015, ...

Missing Endangered Adult
Monday, July 13, 2015

The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 29 year old South Fort Myers resident.

Matthew Batson (DOB 06/0...

Sheriff Scott Update on Dr. Sievers Homicide Investigation
Monday, July 13, 2015

Our investigation continues progressing well and my team is working around the clock.  I am personally following every aspect of this investigation and there...

Pirate's 'Poison' Seized
Friday, July 10, 2015

On Thursday, July 9, 2015, the Lee County Sheriff’s Narcotics/Vice Unit, with the assistance of the Field Support Unit and Special Operations Unit, executed a s...

Unique Circle Death Investigation
Friday, July 10, 2015

On July 10, 2015, at approximately 9:01 a.m., deputies responded to a Shooting call at 3576 Unique Circle in San Carlos Park. When deputies arrived, they found a ...

Know Before You Go - Summer Travel Safety Tips
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Are you planning a road trip this summer? If so, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit encourages you to follow these simple, common sense safety ...

Deputies Seeking Tips in Sunoco Armed Robbery
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

On Monday, July 6th, 2015, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Sunoco, 5450 Palm Beach B...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

"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 ...

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...

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...