Hendry fugitive sought in connection with series of North Fort Myers burglaries

A cartoon burglar running away with a stolen money bag

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a Hendry County fugitive who is a person of interest in at least six recent burglaries in the Timberbend Communities of North Fort Myers.

Detectives are anxious to speak with Michael Williams (DOB 11/14/85) about his possible connection to the break-ins and thefts that all occurred between midnight and 6 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10th

In total, thousands of dollars worth of items, including a golf cart, chain saw, laptop, Yeti coolers, and expensive fishing poles, were taken from the vehicles and boats at multiple residences.  Williams is suspected of using the stolen golf cart to maneuver around the neighborhoods where he is believed to have stolen all the items. 

Williams is no stranger to a life of crime, with prior arrests in Lee, Levy and Hendry Counties.  He currently has an active warrant out of Hendry County on drug-related charges.

Williams is 5’8”, 200 pounds and may be trying to lay low in the Pine Island area. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.  Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.