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
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
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.
After two days of diligent and swift investigation, Lee County detectives have arrested four individuals in connection with the burglary of a Gateway residence this past weekend.
Robert Aponte (DOB 12/11/78), Michael Zeff (DOB 10/15/84), Stephanie Horton (DOB 11/4/93) and Kimberly Sandy (DOB 2/24/86) were all booked into the Lee County Jail early this morning on charges of grand theft, burglary and the fraudulent use of a credit card. In addition to the arrests, the laptop stolen from the parked car was also recovered and returned to its owner.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying three suspects in an overnight burglary of a Gateway area residence.
Sometime between 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 and 1 a.m. this morning, an unknown suspect or suspects burglarized a vehicle after gaining entrance through an unlocked garage door on Meadow Pine Lane, Fort Myers. The suspect(s) removed a purse from a vehicle parked in the garage, as well as several landscaping tools and a laptop computer.
Mother, children shot at during home invasion robbery
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down two men who burst into a Lehigh Acres home early Thursday morning, spraying bullets at a mother and her two children.
Around 4:20 a.m. on Thursday, February 18, the victim’s husband left for work at his usual time. It’s commonplace for him to knock on the door if he forgets something after he leaves. Minutes after his departure yesterday, there was a knock at the door of the 25th Street SW home and, assuming it was his
Witnesses help detectives track down campus criminals
Two Lee County teenagers were arrested last night after a Valentines Day attack on the campus of Florida Southwestern State College.
Around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, the female victim parked her car on the college’s campus, located at 8099 College Parkway. As she exited her car, a white male approached her and asked if he could use her cell phone. The victim indicated that she didn’t have her cell on her and that she was unable to assist.
Nearly a month after two adults and five children were held at gunpoint during a Lehigh Acres home invasion, detectives are still on the hunt for the men responsible.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is hoping that additional pictures of the suspects, which were captured on home surveillance video, will help lead to their identification and ultimate arrest for this violent crime.
On January 21, 2016 at 4:45 p.m. Carol E. Gifford W/F 2/20/1939 and George E. Nicol W/M 5-03-1934 were victims of an armed carjacking with a firearm which occurred at 6634 Sway Drive Fort Myers, Florida 33919.
Carol E. Gifford was the driver and was approached by one of the suspects. After the suspect demanded the keys she refused and pushed the suspect away. George got out of the car to assist Carol after the suspect removed her from the car and shoved her to the ground.
The suspect jumped into the driver’s seat and reversed the victim’s vehicle