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Masked vandals target Lehigh Senior High

on Wed, 03/02/2016 - 17:36

March 2, 2016

Masked vandals target Lehigh Senior High 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying at least two suspects who vandalized several areas of the Lehigh Senior High School campus early yesterday morning. 

When administrators arrived to school on Tuesday, March 1, around 6 a.m., they saw that someone had spray painted the front entrance of the school, several vending machines, windows of the school’s weight room and cafeteria, as well as the sides of portables and several trees and trash cans in the courtyard area.

Suspect sought in Lehigh cell store smash and grab

on Wed, 03/02/2016 - 16:45

March 2, 2016

Suspect sought in Lehigh cell store smash and grab 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown suspect who smashed through the front window of a Lehigh Verizon store last month. 

Just before 5:30 a.m. on February 16, an unidentified male used what is believed to be a sledge hammer to gain entry to the Verizon Wireless Store, located at 2814 Lee Boulevard.

Suspects sought in two Lehigh burglaries **UPDATE #1**

on Wed, 03/02/2016 - 16:19

**UPDATE #1** 

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

Pallet Thieves Load em Up

on Tue, 03/01/2016 - 16:24

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

on Mon, 02/29/2016 - 17:45

February 29, 2016 

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.

Suspects sought in overnight burglary

on Tue, 02/23/2016 - 17:10

**UPDATE #1**

 

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.

Suspects sought in overnight burglary

on Mon, 02/22/2016 - 17:22

February 21, 2016 

Suspects sought in overnight burglary 

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

on Fri, 02/19/2016 - 14:06

February 19, 2016

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

on Tue, 02/16/2016 - 12:23

February 16, 2016

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.

Suspects sought in Lehigh home invasion robbery

on Tue, 02/09/2016 - 16:21

February 8, 2015

**UPDATE #1** 

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.

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