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FMPD Asking Assistance to ID Vehicle Burglary Suspect

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a member of a group of car burglary suspects.   The male in the photograph was seen breaking into cars in the early morning hours of June 2, 2019, at 4226 Desoto Avenue, the Parkside Apartments, with three (3) other...

American Flag Retirement Ceremony

Citizens who love and care for their flag realize there will come a time when it must be retired. If Old Glory is unable to be repaired or is too worn or tattered, then the revered symbol of our nation demands the highest level of respect and should be disposed...

Hometown Hero Speaker Series Presents Collier Lee Honor Flight

Debi Lux, founder of Collier Lee Honor Flight, and Jessica Mahealani will the featured speakers at the Hometown hero Speaker Series on June 27th at the SWFL Military Museum and Library. The two will speak about Collier Lee Honor Flight which celebrates and thanks our local veterans....

Assistance Sought to ID Target Suspects

The Fort Myers Police Department is searching for four males suspected to be in a theft ring that has stolen from several Target stores throughout Florida.  On May 11, 2019, the men were photographed at the Target located at 9350 Dynasty Drive where they stole watches and gift cards worth...

Fort Myers Brewing Company celebrates summer with 2019 Summerfest June 20-23

Fort Myers Brewing Company is kicking off the first weekend of summer with its seventh annual Summerfest, a four-day summer beer bash featuring live bands, food trucks, and over 50 specialty beers. Taking place Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23, the party of the summer will feature brew-tastic...

Motorcycle Theft Caught on Downtown Cameras

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Fort Myers Police Department received a report of a stolen 2011 Yamaha motorcycle from a downtown Fort Myers parking spot. Officers with the FMPD Intelligence Unit reviewed camera footage from the area and watched a Red Chrysler minivan back up to the...

Arrest Made in Animal Hoarding Case

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call for service from Lee County Domestic Animal Services in reference to a well-being check at the 6100 block of Higgins Avenue, Fort Myers. Deputies responded to the residence to check on the...

Local and national nonprofits collaborate to care for Southwest Florida seniors

Volunteers of America, Hope Healthcare and Lee Health are collaborating to address Lee County’s need for more skilled nursing, transitional care and assisted living beds. It’s an alliance of venerable non-profit healthcare providers with a history of...

FMPD Holds Respect for Law Camp Graduation Ceremony

The Fort Myers Police Department celebrated the 30th Annual Respect for Law Camp yesterday with a graduation ceremony at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School. Seventy-six campers between the ages of 11 and 14 attended the 4-day, 3-night camp and participated in activities that included...

FMPD Makes Arrest in 2016 Murder Case

Fort Myers Police Detectives made an arrest in the three-year-old murder case of Heyzel Obando on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at approximately 10:30 a.m. in Lake Wales. FMPD working with the Polk County Sheriff’s Department and the Lake Wales Police Department arrested Earl Antonio Joiner (date of birth 12/8/1985) and charged him with...

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