Thursday, February 27, 2020
On Wednesday this week, Sheriff Carmine Marceno proudly promoted some well-deserving members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in a special ceremony to mark the event. After a short speech, Sheriff Marceno awarded John Morgan the rank of Sergeant, William Richard the rank of Lieutenant, and Brian Kyle the rank of Captain. The Sheriff's Office stated, "Each and every one...
A collision between a minivan and a Honda civic has left four teens were seriously hurt after a crash on Three Oaks Parkway and Estero Parkway on Saturday night. It is understood that the four occupants of the Honda Civic were all taken to hospital with serious injuries. Most seriously injured was the driver of the Civic, 18-year-old Herrera Mateo. Cruz...
An Estero High School student was charged Friday with offences relating to weapon possession on school property and smuggling contraband into a detention facility. On January 10th, 2020, at 7:57 a.m., detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division responded to Estero High School in reference to a student in possession of a weapon on school grounds. Upon the...
Vice President Pence has wrapped up his New Year Sanibel trip with a visit to the island's Community Church. Pence and his security detail were seen at Sanibel Community Church, coming in for the 11 a.m. service. Pence is a regular at the church and congregants are not surprised to see him. Unsurprisingly given the security detail that surrounds the Vice...
The 2nd Annual Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival held on the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers is in full swing today, with a full programme continuing tomorrow.  The event is produced by Paragon Festivals in partnership with the Fort Myers River District Alliance. Festivities began yesterday and continue today until 10pm and tomorrow 11am-6pm. General admission is free. Visitors can...
The Cape Coral Police Department have confirmed via their website that they will be conducting a high visibility traffic enforcement operation on Friday December 6, 2019. According to Cape Coral Police, "This is part of our continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness, education, and emphasis on the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and...
According to a statement released today by Cape Coral Police Department, a death investigation that left a mother and son deceased, has been ruled a murder - suicide. Officers with the Cape Coral Police Department responded to a home in the 2600 block of NW 9th Street at approximately 8:45 a.m. on December 3rd, 2019. Further investigation located two deceased...
The village of Estero could grow by 10 acres if an ordinance is passed on Wednesday at the Village Council meeting. Under Florida law, property owners that have land adjacent to a city and located in an unincorporated part of a county can request their property be annexed into a city. Local governments then have to pass an ordinance to...
''We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.'' Whether or not Edison uttered these famous words, his invention of the world's first light bulb transformed towns, villages and homes. Fast forward 140 years and every December, light bulbs transform many residential streets in Florida. Where better to celebrate this festival of lights than the...