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ID Sought for Feisty TV Thief

on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 14:45

January 25, 2014

ID sought for feisty TV thief

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who not only stole a TV set from Target earlier this week, but also assaulted a loss prevention officer in the process.

Shortly before 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22nd, the unknown suspect was caught on camera perusing the Target store located at 8040 Mediterranean Drive in Estero.  After selecting a One Direction CD, he wheeled his cart to the electronics section, where he picked out a 40” Westinghouse computer.

Robert Raybon Homicide

on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 21:18

It’s been just over a year since a Fort Myers man was gunned down in cold blood, and to this day, the killer of this father of two is still at large.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story about how information from the community can make all the difference for those left behind.

UPDATE #2 ID Sought for Woman Who Robbed Elderly Victim

on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 20:45

**UPDATE #2**

 

In the quest for identifying and tracking down the unknown female suspect who robbed an 80 year old woman at the Publix on Daniels Parkway earlier this week, new photos of the suspect are being released.  Attached are several photos of the suspect using the victim’s stolen credit card at Lowe’s department store just a short time after the robbery. 

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Tips may

UPDATE: ID Sought for Woman Who Robbed Elderly Victim

on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:50

**UPDATE**

Detectives have continued to work on various leads regarding this case today, and are now releasing surveillance photos of an unknown male who was with the unknown female suspect for the majority of the fraudulent transactions made with the victim’s credit card.  Crime Stoppers is also releasing photos of the suspect’s vehicle, in hopes of generating additional leads.  The white vehicle was used by the suspect during both the robbery and subsequent shopping spree.

“Crime Stoppers is appreciative of the information that’s been shared with us today, and we’re hopeful that justice

ID Sought for Woman Who Robbed Elderly Victim

on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:39

January 15, 2014

ID sought for woman who robbed elderly victim

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman accused of robbing an 80 year old woman in a grocery store parking lot Tuesday afternoon.

According to detectives, the victim had just gotten into her car around 3:50 p.m. at the Publix shopping center at 6900 Daniels Parkway, when she saw a woman who was behind her in line motioning for her to come over to the suspect’s car.  When she approached the car, the suspect forcefully grabbed the woman’s purse from her hand.

Jabbin Robinson Homicide

on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 19:46

Just over two months after losing their son to a horrific act of violence, two Lee County parents are pleading with the community to do the right thing and cooperate with law enforcement to help find a killer.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story. 

Burglarized Business Owner Offers $5,000 for Return of Stolen Trucks

on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 14:52

January 3, 2013

Burglarized business owner offers $5,000 for return of stolen trucks

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a troupe of thieves accused of stealing two trucks from a Fort Myers business in the dark of night earlier this week.

On Monday, December 30th, three men are accused of driving away with two locked trucks taken from Sun Coast Industries, 6133 Idlewild Street, around 3 a.m.  The first truck, a white 2000 Ford F650, was equipped with three Blue Miller welding machines and oxygen torches in the back of the truck.

Brazen Armed Robbers Target Lehigh Fireworks Stand

on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 14:49

January 2, 2014

Brazen armed robbers target Lehigh fireworks stand

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help generating information on a brazen robbery this morning at a Lehigh Acres fireworks stand.

According to detectives, three black males entered the fireworks stand at the corner of Gunnery Road and Meadow Road shortly after 9 a.m., all wearing gloves and with two of the suspects brandishing semiautomatic handguns.  The men demanded money, at which point the victim complied.

Deputies Still on the Hunt for Armed Robbers

on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 14:32

December 31, 2013

Deputies still on the hunt for armed robbers

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two masked men who held up a Lehigh Acres convenience store at gunpoint in October, taking off with pockets full of cash.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29th, two armed men barreled through the front door of GG’s Grocery, located at 322 Gunnery Road.  One man, carrying a handgun, immediately walked behind the counter, and held the weapon to the clerks head, demanding that she empty the register of all its cash.

Deputies Still on the Hunt for Armed Robbers

on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 14:16

December 31, 2013

Deputies still on the hunt for armed robbers

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two masked men who held up a Lehigh Acres convenience store at gunpoint in October, taking off with pockets full of cash.

Shortly before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29th, two armed men barreled through the front door of GG’s Grocery, located at 322 Gunnery Road.  One man, carrying a handgun, immediately walked behind the counter, and held the weapon to the clerks head, demanding that she empty the register of all its cash.

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