UPDATE: Attempt to Identify Kidnapping Suspect

In continuing the investigation, detectives discovered the reported kidnapping did not occur as it was originally reported by the child victim, who...

Attempt to Identify Kidnapping Suspect

On 10/10/19 at approximately 10:00 A.M., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service reference to the kidnapping of a...

Answers still sought one year after Bell Tower shootings

Today marks one year since two men were murdered, and two others injured, in a spray of gunfire at the Bell Tower...

Warrant Executed, Anthony “Tony” Cole Arrested While Out on Bond

On September 27, 2019, Anthony “Tony” Cole (DOB 3/23/71) was arrested for trafficking illegal narcotics.  Cole was out on bond at the...

Habitual Felony Offender Sentenced

During the month of August 2018, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted an undercover investigation into convicted felon and known...

Student Arrested for School Threat

Late this afternoon, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Cypress Lake Middle School student who made...

Lee County Deputy Honored at Sixth Annual Law and Order Ball

The Sixth Annual Law and Order Ball was held this month at Hertz Arena in Estero.  Sponsored by...

Student tips sought in two school threats

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the help of Lee County students to track down the persons responsible for two separate...

Honored to help those who help us at the Law and Order Ball

By Dan Creighton, CEO of Creighton Construction & Development Strengthening the relationship between police and the public is necessary to ensure safe...

Drug Bust in North Fort Myers

On Thursday, September 5, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Gang/Intel Unit and Field Support Unit, in conjunction with the Narcotics Unit, concluded...

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