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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

Booze bandit stocks up with cloned card

on Wed, 11/18/2015 - 20:20
November 18, 2015
 
Booze bandit stocks up with cloned card
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a man who used a cloned credit card to purchase nearly $200 in alcoholic beverages.
 
On Monday, October 12th, the victim did a routine check of her bank account and discovered that someone used her credit card to purchase liquor at a Publix store on Cape Coral Parkway W. in Cape Coral.

Criminals cleaning up with stolen vacuums

on Tue, 11/17/2015 - 17:59
November 17, 2015
 
Criminals cleaning up with stolen vacuums

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying two men who separately stole two pricey vacuum cleaners from a South Fort Myers Target store last weekend.
 
The first incident occurred around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14th, when a white male, who is either bald or balding, walked into the Target Superstore, located at 13711 S. Tamiami Trail.  Less than 10 minutes later, the man walked out of the store, passing all points of sale, with a $600 Dyson Cinetic Big Ball vacuum tucked under his arm.

Vandals use gas to create obscene image on high school football field

on Fri, 11/13/2015 - 21:31

November 13, 2015

 

Vandals use gas to create obscene image on high school football field

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help determining who is responsible for pouring diesel fuel onto the football field at Fort Myers High School, causing nearly $5,000 in damage.

Sometime between the hours of 10 p.m. on October 19 and 8:00 a.m. on October 20th, an unknown person or persons somehow gained access to the football field at Fort Myers High, located at 2635 Cortez Boulevard, Fort Myers.

Saw thief caught on camera

on Fri, 11/13/2015 - 15:00
November 13, 2015
 
Saw thief caught on camera
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying an unknown man seen on security video stealing a $370 saw from a Fairfax Drive home.
 
The victim said he left his Dewalt Miter Saw on his front porch on the evening of November 4th.  The next morning, the saw was missing.  Fortunately, the victim had a home video security system installed and was able to review what took place in the overnight hours.  He discovered that a light skinned male walked onto the victim's front porch at approximately 4:30 a.m.

Crook caught on camera using stolen credit card

on Wed, 11/04/2015 - 14:49

October 29, 2015

Crook caught on camera using stolen credit card

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown black male who used a credit card stolen during the course of a car burglary in Lehigh.

The victim said that between 10 a.m. on October 6th and 11 a.m. on October 7th, someone busted through the left rear door window of her Chrysler Pacifica, which was parked at her 23rd Street home, and stole numerous designer items which were left in the car overnight.

Troublesome teens sought after break-in at Lehigh Middle

on Mon, 11/02/2015 - 16:29

October 30, 2015

Troublesome teens sought after break-in at Lehigh Middle 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying four teenagers who broke into a Lehigh Acres Middle School classroom Monday night, and stole a teacher’s laptop, after ransacking the classroom. 

The break-in occurred at the school, located at 104 Arthur Ave., Lehigh, between 10:30 and 11 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26th.  The teens made entry to the classroom, which faced nearby Veterans Park, by breaking out a window.

Tips needed to bust Bubble Room burglars

on Thu, 10/29/2015 - 15:56

October 29, 2015

Tips needed to bust Bubble Room burglars 

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.

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