Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two saw-wielding burglars who broke into the Bubble Room restaurant on Captiva earlier this week, stealing a safe, cash and miscellaneous other items.
Shortly after midnight on Monday, October 26th, surveillance cameras captured images of two men walking towards the rear door on the third floor of the building, located at 15001 Captiva Drive, both of whom appeared to be carrying electric powered saws.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help collecting tips and video that may help identify and locate the man responsible for killing one, and shooting four others, at Zombicon in downtown Fort Myers Saturday night.
As of 6 p.m. this evening, more than 50 anonymous tips have come in through Crime Stoppers, offering suggestions and insight as to who the murder suspect may be.
Billboards encourage witnesses to come forward, stop the violence
Starting today, billboards along the busy Fowler Street and Colonial Boulevard corridor will be blasting a message to the community around the clock, encouraging them to come forward with information on unsolved murders.
Lamar Advertising has partnered with Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers on the billboards, which will serve as a constant reminder that there are far too many unsolved murders in Lee County, and that people who have information on these violent crimes need to come forward.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an unknown suspect who robbed a South Fort Myers Family Dollar Store last night.
Around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, an unknown male entered the store, located at 8291 Aloha Road, Fort Myers, with his face covered. After picking out a bottle of mouthwash, he approached the clerk and ordered her to hand over all the money in the register. Once she gave him the cash, he proceeded to demand the entire cash drawer, to which the clerk complied.
Criminal combo works in cahoots to steal electronics
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two men who worked in tandem in attempt to steal more than $800 in electronics from a South Fort Myers Target store last weekend.
Shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 10th, a black male walked in to the Target store, located at 13711 S. Tamiami Trial, and headed to the electronics section. He was accompanied by an unknown white male.
Lehigh school evacuated following written bomb threat
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying yet another individual who made a bomb threat at a Lee County high school.
This morning around 8:30 a.m. school officials at East Lee County High School, 715 Thomas Sherwin Ave., Lehigh Acres, were notified that an unknown individual had left a written message on a partition in the boy’s bathroom that there was a bomb in the school.
Operation Seizes More than $100,000 in Counterfeit Products
Friday, October 9, 2015
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office South District Criminal Investigations Unit today concluded “Operation Knock Off the Knock-offs.” The counterfeit product sales investigation culminated in the arrest of two people.
This investigation was completed through a partnership with A Action Investigations which represent the trademark victims of counterfeit products including Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch and Coach.
The investigation began several weeks ago when detectives made undercover purchases of
As a result of anonymous tips, this week’s beef thief has been identified, and now Crime Stoppers needs your help wrangling him in.
Eric Daniels, DOB 6/10/88, is wanted in connection with this week’s theft at the Target in South Fort Myers. In addition to the Target theft, he’s also a suspect in yet another theft on Thursday, October 8th at the CVS Store, located at 12255 S. Cleveland Avenue. Store employees said Daniels entered the store yesterday around 3:30 p.m.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown black male who snatched a Tice woman’s purse at knifepoint earlier this week.
The victim arrived at her Chattanooga Drive home around 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6th with her two children. Before entering the house, she brought a garbage can to the edge of the driveway, when she noticed a black male riding a bicycle westbound on Chattanooga.
On October 7, 2015 the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded at to 85 Joel Blvd Lehigh Acres at 9:56 p.m. for a report of a robbery to the person.
The female victim told deputies that the suspect grabbed her purse from her shoulder as she getting into her vehicle. The victim fought back in attempt to keep her purse. The suspect pulled her to the ground and began kicking her. The victim let go and the suspect ran off on foot.
Suspect was described as a young black male, possibly 18-22, 5’4, medium to heavy set, wearing all black clothing,