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Shady suspects walk off with stolen sunglasses

on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 14:36

July 2, 2014

Shady suspects walk off with stolen sunglasses

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two unknown suspects who employed slick tactics to steal six pairs of sunglasses from an Estero store.

According to detectives, the clerk at the Sunglass Hut at Miromar Outlets was working with two customers when a black male and female entered the store on June 26th around 4 p.m.

And then there were three...

on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 15:49

**UPDATE #1**

June 27, 2014                                                                                                                                                        

And then there were three…

As a result of anonymous Crime Stoppers tips, two more suspected drug dealers from Operation Manor Meltdown have been arrested in this past week.  Lacretia Walton and Brandon Fuller were both arrested by members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office’s Fugitive Warrants Apprehension Unit, in response to Crime Stoppers tips.  Detectives also arrested Shermykael Jenkins on Wednesday.

Vehicle possible link to residential burglary

on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 20:00

June 26, 2014

Vehicle possible link to residential burglary

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying the driver or occupants of a silver or gray newer model 4-dr. vehicle with dark tinted windows that may be tied to a residential burglary in the area Quinn Street, Bonita Springs.

According to detectives, on June 23rd, a vehicle matching this description was in the driveway of a residence where a burglary occurred.  A black male with a clean shaven face wearing a red and green horizontally stripped shirt was the only occupant of the vehicle at the time.

Bank robbers still on the run

on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 19:57

June 26, 2014

Bank robbers still on the run

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two unrelated bank robbers who, to this point, have gotten away with their felony crimes.

After more than a year, detectives are still searching for the name and location of a very athletic black male who held up the Bank of America, 15620 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers, on June 20, 2013, just before closing time.

ID's sought for duo suspected of slipping away with stolen sunglasses

on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 19:25

June 25, 2014

ID’s sought for duo suspected of slipping away with stolen sunglasses

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two suspects who detectives believe heisted several pairs of expensive sunglasses from at least one Lee County business.

According to detectives, the two unknown suspects entered the Sunglass Hut at Miramar Outlet in Estero earlier this month.  After perusing the store for several minutes, the couple is suspected of slyly slipping several pairs of expensive sunglasses into a bag before leaving the store undetected.

High tech camera thieves caught on camera

on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 16:41

June 20, 2014

High tech camera thieves caught on camera

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying three young men caught in the act of stealing several expensive cameras from a North Fort Myers business earlier this month.

According to detectives, the unidentified suspects forced entry into Revolution Cable Park, located at 17590 East Street, shortly before 10 p.m. on June 9th.  Once inside the business, the suspects removed several items, including two “GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition” cameras.

Hunt is on for man accused of killing DeSoto teen

on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 16:35

June 20, 2014

Hunt is on for man accused of killing DeSoto teen

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a man accused of gunning down two teens, leaving one dead and one still recovering from his injuries.

DeSotoCountydetectives say Reece Thomas Sturgis (DOB 10/2/95) is one of three men responsible for the murder of 15 year old Melvin Hearns and the attempted murder of 19 year old Deandra Williams.

Spray painting vandals target Lee County Posse Arena

on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 15:19

June 18, 2014

Spray painting vandals target Lee County Posse Arena

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying the person or persons responsible for over $2,000 dollars worth of damage at the Lee County Posse Arena, 17401 Palm Creek Drive, North Fort Myers.

Sometime overnight between Sunday, June 8, 2014, and Monday, June 9, 2014, an unknown vandal or vandals spray painted, with graffiti, a total of eleven of the posse’s sponsorship and advertising signs located both on the property and along the right of way on Bayshore Road.

ID needed for sneaky thief who swiped safe drop

on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:19

June 16, 2014

ID needed for sneaky thief who swiped safe drop

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown black male who swiped a store’s cash drop while the clerk was momentarily distracted.

According to detectives, a clerk at the Handy Gas Station, located at 3205 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, was preparing to make four money drops into the store’s safe around 1:30 p.m. on April 2nd.  When the suspect asked for her assistance in picking out lottery tickets, she placed the bags filled with several hundred dollars of cash under the counter until she

Six suspected drug dealers still avoiding arrest

on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:07

June 16, 2014                             

Six suspected drug dealers still avoiding arrest

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is hoping the public can help track down six fugitives wanted in the wake of Operation Manor Meltdown, a massive drug operation that as of this morning has led to the arrests of 22 suspected dealers.

Earlier this month, on June 5, a combined operation by members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office’s Special Operations Unit (SWAT), Narcotics Unit, Intelligence, Traffic and Warrants Units, as well as the Road Patrol Division, converged upon nine homes within the Pine

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