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Driver battered after passing slow moving motorist

on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 19:43

**UPDATE #1**

Within two hours of seeing himself profiled as a wanted fugitive on local media outlets, Michael Roskov decided to turn himself in to detectives at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office headquarters.  He will be transported to the jail this afternoon, where he will be booked and charged with burglary with a battery.

Crime Stoppers thanks all of our media partners for quickly getting this information out to the public… and Mr. Roskov.

Habitual thief heists high dollar clothes

on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 17:27

December 2, 2015

 

Habitual thief heists high dollar clothes

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a black male who distracted employees at the Sak’s Fifth Avenue Store at the Bell Tower Mall and ran off with nearly $2,000 in shirts.

The suspect first entered the store, located at 13499 S. Cleveland Ave., around 10:30 a.m. on November 20th.  He left a few minutes later, then returned through a separate entrance.  During his second visit, he headed directly to the men’s section and picked out a $295 Burberry shirt and a $595 hoodie.

Driver battered after passing slow moving motorist

on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 17:18

December 2, 2015

 

Driver battered after passing slow moving motorist

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a Lehigh Acres man accused of punching a driver in the face while stopped at a traffic sign.

The victim was driving on Staley Road during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, Nov. 18th, when he passed a motorist driving slowly.  The victim safely passed the driver, then stopped at a traffic sign at the intersection of Staley Road and Orange River Boulevard.

Crook caught on camera charging thousands on cloned card

on Tue, 12/01/2015 - 13:27
November 25, 2015
 
Crook caught on camera charging thousands on cloned card
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a black male who used a cloned credit card to charge up more than $6,000 in fraudulent purchases at area businesses.
 
The victim was alerted by his bank last month that there were some unsual charges on his card.  Upon review of the purchase activity, the victim realized that none of those charges were made by him, and that his credit card information was compromised at some point.

Two Lehigh stores robbed at gunpoint in less than 30 minutes

on Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:13

November 29, 2015

 

Two Lehigh stores robbed at gunpoint in less than 30 minutes

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a young man believed to have robbed two Lehigh Acres stores at gunpoint last night.

The first incident occurred at the Family Dollar, located at 1111 Homestead Road, just after 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28.  A white or Hispanic male, wearing a camo jacket, black shirt and donning a black plastic mask, entered the store brandishing a firearm.

Search is on for convenience store robber

on Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:03
November 30, 2015
 
Search is on for convenience store robber
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying an armed robber who held up a North Fort Myers Circle K convenience store last night.
 
A clerk at the store, located at 2790 N. Tamiami Trail, was on duty around 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, when a white male came into the business, claiming he had a weapon, and demanding cash.  The clerk complied and the suspect fled the area in a white, newer model vehicle, possibly a Volkswagen Jetta.

Cloned card used for purchases at Popeyes and Publix

on Fri, 11/20/2015 - 14:19
November 20, 2015
 
Cloned card used for purchases at Popeyes and Publix
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying an unknown black male who used a stranger's banking information to purchase lunch and other items before the fraudulent charges were halted.  Mid-day on November 3rd, the victim was checking his debit card account and noticed two purchases which were not made by him.

ID of convenience store robber sought

on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 18:25
November 19, 2015
 
ID of convenience store robber sought
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying an unknown masked man who held up a North Fort Myers Circle K store earlier this week.
 
According to the store's clerk, a masked man entered the store, located at 19101 N. Tamiami Trail, around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17th while she was in the back of the business making coffee.  The man repeatedly demanded that she hand over cash from both of the registers or he would shoot her with a gun he insinuated was in his shoe.

Knife wielding robber targets bike shop

on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:18

November 18, 2015 

Knife wielding robber targets bike shop 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down an unknown suspect who robbed a North Fort Myers bicycle shop this morning. 

One of the owners of Captain Otto’s Bicycle World, located at 1128 N. Tamiami Trail, opened up shop around 8 a.m. this morning.  Shortly after unlocking the doors, a white male walked through the door, brandishing a 14-16 inch knife and demanding cash.  The owner complied and the suspect left on foot eastbound, towards Harbor Drive.

Victim leaves door open for overnight thieves

on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:15

Victim leaves door open for overnight thieves 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two young men who burglarized a Lee County home early this morning, after the victim left his garage door open overnight. 

The criminal duo approached a home in the 17000 block of Brentwood Court during the overnight hours when they noticed the garage door was open.  One of the men was armed with a black handgun as the two approached the home through the garage door, subsequently stealing a 32 inch Vizio television set. 

Anyone with information on the identities and

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