A Cape Coral man is now behind bars after going on a two week robbery spree. Peter Bonagura, DOB 12/19/76, was arrested early yesterday morning shortly after robbing a Circle K convenience store in Cape Coral. Within a matter of hours, he was also charged with the September 25th robbery of the Publix on Del Prado Boulevard.
Within the last two hours, detectives have booked both Matthew Christiansen and Hannah Waterman into the Lee County Jail for their suspected roles in last weekend’s theft. The couple was located this morning on Kansas Road in San Carlos Park. Christiansen, a registered convicted felon, has been charged with two counts of grand theft, one count of fraud, one count of dealing in stolen property and one count of larceny grand theft. Waterman has been charged with one count of grand theft auto and one count of grand theft.
Criminal couple accused of stealing from hospitalized veteran
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down two individuals accused of stealing a 2001 Jaguar, along with television sets from the home of a Fort Myers man recuperating in a VA hospital.
Last Saturday, September 26, Hannah Waterman (DOB 8/18/81) asked to borrow a 2001 light green Jaguar, which belonged to her friend’s mother. The woman agreed, on the condition that the car would be returned by 6 p.m. that evening to her son’s home.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down an unknown suspect who robbed a Palm Beach Boulevard convenience store early Thursday morning.
Just after 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, an unknown male entered the Gulf Express store, located at 4843 Palm Beach Boulevard, almost completely covered from head to shoulders with red plastic wrap.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and locating an unknown suspect who held up a North Fort Myers 7-Eleven at gunpoint last night.
Around 11:15 p.m. on September 23rd, a white or Hispanic male walked into the 7-Eleven store, located at 14991 N. Cleveland Ave., brandishing a black semi-automatic handgun and demanding cash from the clerk. In fear for his life, the clerk complied, and the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
He is described as 5’8”, approximately 30 years old,
As a result of a Crime Stoppers tip, detectives were able to identify a suspect in the robbery of three banks in Bonita Springs. Lee County Sheriff’s Office Robbery Detectives followed up on that tip and have arrested Walker Newton Hobbs (DOB 11/26/72) for the robbery of one BB&T and two Wells Fargo Bank branches.
“The community is safer due to the diligence and hard work of our Robbery Unit.” Sheriff Mike Scott said, “With the community’s help and through the efforts of the hard working men and women of the Lee County
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a man donning a medical sick mask, who attempted to rob a North Fort Myers Publix grocery store this morning.
Starting around 9 a.m., an unknown male entered the Publix store, located at 4065 Hancock Bridge Parkway, North Fort Myers, several times. Employees took notice of the man, who was spotted at one point leaving in a white vehicle, due to his repeat visits.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man still on the run after detectives say he robbed two banks in three days last week.
The first robbery occurred on Wednesday, September 9 when a white male, between 30 and 40 years of age, walked into the Wells Fargo branch, located at 12801 Bonita Beach Road, around 3:30 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money.
In an effort to find the person responsible for last week’s robbery of the Wells Fargo in Bonita Springs, an additional $5,000 in reward money is being offered for the arrest and conviction of the man responsible.
Officials from Wells Fargo announced this afternoon that they are offering a reward of up to $5,000, in addition to the up to $1,000 being posted by Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.
“While we always hope that people in the know will come forward and report what they know because it’s the right thing to do, we are optimistic that the