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Troopers hoping for new clues in cold case hit and run

on Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:43

Troopers hoping for new clues in cold case hit and run

Despite nearly a decade having gone by, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is hoping that someone will recall a detail from the past that could help bring closure to a 2005 fatal hit and run crash.

It was just before midnight on November 5, 2005 when 60 year old Stephen Calvello was walking home from the Cin-Cin Mediterranean Grill, located at 13451 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers, when an unknown driver struck Calvello then fled the scene leaving him for dead.

Armed robbers sought in early morning hold ups

on Fri, 08/21/2015 - 20:07

August 21, 2015

 

**UPDATE #2**

 

The final suspect in last Friday morning’s armed robberies at three Lee County 7-Eleven convenience stores, and yet another one early this morning, is now in police custody.

Archie House was apprehended this afternoon by members of the US Marshal’s Fugitive Warrants Task Force in Lehigh Acres.  Detectives had been following up on investigative leads and anonymous tips over the last two days and finally tracked him down just before 2 p.m. today.

August 19, 2015

on Wed, 08/19/2015 - 17:01

August 19, 2015

 

**UPDATE #1**

Although he’s more familiar with the surroundings of the Juvenile Detention Center, a Fort Myers teenager now has the opportunity to move up to the adult jail system, once he’s arrested for his alleged role in three armed robberies last Friday morning.

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down Archie House, DOB 1/1/97, who now faces three counts of armed robbery, after detectives say he and a partner in crime went on an early morning crime spree, holding up three 7-Eleven convenience stores within a matter of hours.

Thief makes clean sweep of store’s lottery tickets

on Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:34

August 19, 2015

Thief makes clean sweep of store’s lottery tickets

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a suspect who broke into a Lehigh Acres tobacco store earlier this month, stealing roughly $30,000 worth of lottery tickets.

According to detectives, the break-in occurred just after 1 a.m. on Sunday, August 2.  An unknown suspect pulled into the parking lot of RS Discount Tobacco, located at 402 Joan Ave. N., in a silver or light colored passenger car, possibly a BMW.

Robber on the run after Mobil heist

on Sun, 08/16/2015 - 19:41

August 16, 2015

Robber on the run after Mobil heist

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an armed robber who held up a North Fort Myers Mobil on the Run at gunpoint Friday morning.

According to witnesses, a white male, wearing a dark hoodie, entered the store located at 6326 Beau Drive, North Fort Myers, just after midnight on Friday, August 14.  He was carrying a blue or purple backpack and was wearing a white mask to conceal his face.

Armed robbers sought in early morning hold ups

on Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:33

August 14, 2015     

Armed robbers sought in early morning hold ups

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two felons who held up two 7-Eleven convenience stores early this morning.

The first crime occurred just after 2:30 a.m., at the 7-Eleven located at 17451 San Carlos Boulevard.  A store clerk said two unknown males came into the store, each brandishing a firearm.  One placed a black backpack on the counter, demanding cash, while pointing a gun at the clerk.

90 year old victimized in North Fort Myers purse snatching

on Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:58

August 14, 2015

**UPDATE #1**

The man accused of pushing down, then robbing a 90 year old woman earlier this month is now behind bars, thanks to several anonymous Crime Stoppers tips.

Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Tuthill, DOB 7/11/63, at 10:30 a.m. today, charging him with robbery by sudden snatching.  Several tips identified Tuthill as the man who ruthlessly stalked the elderly woman as she was walking out of the North Fort Myers Wal Mart.

North Fort Myers businesses hit with string of summer burglaries

on Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:45

North Fort Myers businesses hit with string of summer burglaries 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help solving at least nine burglaries which plagued North Fort Myers businesses during the month of July. 

Throughout the last month, numerous businesses all within the northern corridor of Lee County were broken into on various dates and times.

Suspect sought in early morning business break-in

on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:39

August 10, 2015

Suspect sought in early morning business break-in

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who broke into a massage parlor early Saturday morning and left with the entire cash register in tow.

Deputies responded to Assuage Massage, located at 9704 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, around 6:20 a.m. on Saturday, August 8 after the businesses alarm was set off.

Tips needed in Harlem Heights homicide

on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:27

August 9, 2015

Tips needed in Harlem Heights homicide

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying and tracking down a gunman who murdered a 18 year old Lee County man last week.

Deputies responded to 7221 Concourse Drive around 10:35 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, after receiving calls of shots fired in the area.  Upon speaking with witnesses, it was learned that Denarius Glover left his home around 10:30 p.m., walking towards the area of Concourse Drive and Robinson Street to meet up with a friend.

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