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...
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of an abused alligator. The alligator was found impaled by arrows and bound by rope on April 28 near a backyard pond on Oak Hill Loop off Cross Creek Boulevard in south Fort...
According to data released this weekend by the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Fort Myers Beach now has three confirmed cases of Covid-19 based on the patient's home zip code. This compares to 10760 cases overall in Florida (residents), with 132 cases in neighboring Fort Myers. The report issued at 10am on April 4th also states 11 deaths across Lee County. Refreshed...
Lee County Sheriff
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...
The clean up has begun after a huge fire on Friday which engulfed thousands of rental cars in a storage area next to Southwest Florida International Airport. The fire was in an area where extra rental cars are parked and none of the cars were occupied. Witnesses saw and heard multiple small explosions, flames jumping high in the air and...
The Cape Coral Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is looking for a man suspected in an attempted homicide. The suspect is Juan Kendrick Nieves who is aged 47, 5’8” 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen driving a red 2018 Chrysler Pacifica bearing Florida tag 6999VC. He is wanted in an attempted homicide investigation, and...
Lee County Sheriff
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help tracking down the person responsible for abusing an eight week old puppy and tossing its dead body in a dumpster. On Wednesday, April 22nd, a passer-by found the tiny mixed breed Chihuahua in a dumpster at the Brittany Apartment complex, located at 4050 Winkler Avenue.  Detectives with the Lee County...
Lee County Sheriff
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...
Cape Coral Polic
A pedestrian was hit by a car late Friday evening in Cape Coral. The crash happened near the intersection of Pine Island Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard. The pedestrian, named as Kalon L Brooks by Cape Coral Police, was crossing northbound over Pine Island Rd and crossed the eastbound lanes directly in front of a Kia Forte. He was rendered aid...
The World-famous Budweiser Clydesdale are scheduled to make several appearances in Lee County from February 29th. Horses chosen for the Budweiser Clydesdale hitch must be at least three years of age, stand approximately 18 hands or six feet at the shoulder, weigh an average of 2,000 pounds, be bay in color, have four white legs, and a blaze of white...