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Armed robber leaves empty-handed after foiled attempt

on Thu, 03/31/2016 - 10:02

March 30, 2016

Armed robber leaves empty-handed after foiled attempt 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an oddly masked robber who held up a Fort Myers Beach 7 Eleven last night. 

Around 9 p.m., a man donning a paintball or gas mask apparatus entered the store, located at 6221 Estero Boulevard.  He immediately presented a gun and instructed the cashier to empty the registers and place all the cash into a bag.

Hunt is on for early morning robber

on Mon, 03/28/2016 - 14:14

March 25, 2016 

Hunt is on for early morning robber 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an armed robber who held up a Sunoco gas station early this morning. 

Just after 3 a.m., a black male, donned in camouflage clothing, with a red bandana over his face, entered the Sunoco, located at 2311 Buckingham Road.  The man brandished a silver handgun, and pointed it at two female employees, demanding that they open the cash registers.  In fear for their lives, they complied, and the man grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash.

Hunt is on for early morning robber

on Mon, 03/28/2016 - 14:14

March 25, 2016 

Hunt is on for early morning robber 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an armed robber who held up a Sunoco gas station early this morning. 

Just after 3 a.m., a black male, donned in camouflage clothing, with a red bandana over his face, entered the Sunoco, located at 2311 Buckingham Road.  The man brandished a silver handgun, and pointed it at two female employees, demanding that they open the cash registers.  In fear for their lives, they complied, and the man grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash.

Early morning thieves roll out with stolen tires

on Mon, 03/21/2016 - 14:33

March 21, 2016 

Early morning thieves roll out with stolen tires 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two men who stripped the tires off two Land Rovers early Sunday morning. 

Just after midnight on Sunday, March 20, two men wearing dark clothing strolled through the car lot of a Jaguar dealership, located at 15875 S. Tamiami Trail.  About an hour later, at 1:20 a.m., surveillance video shows one of the men removing the tires from a 2016 Land Rover, leaving the vehicle sitting on its rotors.

Suspects sought in cloned credit card case

on Wed, 03/09/2016 - 15:47

March 9, 2016

 

Suspects sought in cloned credit card case

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two individuals caught on camera going on a thousand dollar shopping spree with someone else’s credit card information.

Last Monday, February 29, the victim noticed a series of fraudulent charges made with her credit card.

Masked vandals target Lehigh Senior High

on Wed, 03/02/2016 - 17:36

March 2, 2016

Masked vandals target Lehigh Senior High 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying at least two suspects who vandalized several areas of the Lehigh Senior High School campus early yesterday morning. 

When administrators arrived to school on Tuesday, March 1, around 6 a.m., they saw that someone had spray painted the front entrance of the school, several vending machines, windows of the school’s weight room and cafeteria, as well as the sides of portables and several trees and trash cans in the courtyard area.

Suspect sought in Lehigh cell store smash and grab

on Wed, 03/02/2016 - 16:45

March 2, 2016

Suspect sought in Lehigh cell store smash and grab 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown suspect who smashed through the front window of a Lehigh Verizon store last month. 

Just before 5:30 a.m. on February 16, an unidentified male used what is believed to be a sledge hammer to gain entry to the Verizon Wireless Store, located at 2814 Lee Boulevard.

Suspects sought in two Lehigh burglaries **UPDATE #1**

on Wed, 03/02/2016 - 16:19

**UPDATE #1** 

As a result of several Crime Stoppers tips, one of the two men who broke into at least two Lehigh Acres homes in January has been identified and arrested, with the second suspect still at large. 

Billy Stone, (DOB 7/29/93) has been charged with four residential burglaries, with additional charges possibly forthcoming.  He is currently behind bars in the Lee County Jail on these and other unrelated crimes.  However the second male suspect, who is wearing the University of Miami hoodie, is still unidentified. 

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the

Pallet Thieves Load em Up

on Tue, 03/01/2016 - 16:24

Do you recognize this SUV?  Do this vehicle & trailer look familiar to you? Two men have been using the Jeep & trailer to steal pallets from businesses in North Ft Myers. If you have any information concerning this please calls SWFL Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477. You could be eligible for a cash reward.

  

Reward offered for information on hit and run driver

on Mon, 02/29/2016 - 17:45

February 29, 2016 

Reward offered for information on hit and run driver 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down the driver of a silver pick up truck, who crashed into a teenage boy Friday night, leaving the young man to die as a result of his injuries. 

Devin Federly, 14, was riding his bicycle with friends in the southbound lane of Sheehan Boulevard in Port Charlotte around 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb.

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