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ID sought for armed Subway suspect

on Tue, 12/22/2015 - 11:58

December 20, 2015

ID sought for armed Subway suspect

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown man who held up an east Fort Myers Subway store at gunpoint earlier this week.

The suspect entered the Subway store, located at 4901 Palm Beach Boulevard, just after 10 a.m. on December 15th.  The man placed an order and proceeded to the register after his sandwich was made.  After handing over cash to pay for his meal, the man pulled out a handgun just as the register was being opened and demanded all the cash.

Bank robbery suspect still at large

on Fri, 12/11/2015 - 15:12

December 11, 2015

 

Bank robbery suspect still at large

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help providing any information or insight on the man who robbed a Punta Gorda bank at gunpoint two weeks ago.

On Monday, Nov. 30th, an unidentified man walked into the Busey Bank, located at 2815 Tamiami Trail in Punta Gorda, just after 1 p.m.  He immediately approached a teller and demanded cash, while implying that he was armed with a gun.  After receiving the money, he fled on foot in an unknown direction and, as of right now, he is still at large.

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Reward increased to $6,000 for arrest of North Fort Myers bank robber

on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 14:57

December 10, 2015

Reward increased to $6,000 for arrest of North Fort Myers bank robber

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown man who robbed a Wells Fargo bank last Thursday morning at gunpoint.

According to detectives, a man dressed in a hooded sweatshirt, gloves and a mask covering his face, entered the bank, located at 4099 Hancock Bridge Parkway, just after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 3rd.  Despite the fact that there were customers in the bank at the time, the suspect boldly pointed a gun at one of the tellers and demanded money.

Suspect sought in Lee County crime spree

on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 12:54

December 6, 2015 

Suspect sought in Lee County crime spree 

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a young man believed to be responsible for a series of car burglaries and thefts over the last few weeks. 

James Hildreth, DOB 7/4/95, has been linked by Lee County detectives to several car thefts and burglaries in the western part of Fort Myers recently.  Despite his young age, Hildreth is no stranger to deputies, having already amassed a growing rap sheet with felonies starting when he was just 15 years old.

Secret Stash Lands Convicted Felon Back in Jail

on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 18:47

Secret Stash Lands Convicted Felon Back in Jail

Thursday, December 3, 2015

A convicted felon that asked deputies to take his ex-girlfriend to jail got his wish, and then some. 

Jamie Sumter called deputies to his residence at 719 Fargo Drive, Fort Myers, to complain that his ex had broken his bedroom window, flattened the tires to his red Thunderbird and pepper sprayed him three times.

Deputies arrived in the area soon after to find the ex-girlfriend, Chanteria Williams, in a vehicle a few blocks from the residence.

North Fort Myers Wells Fargo Bank Robbery

on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 18:43

Thursday, December 3, 2015

On Thursday, December 3, 2015 at approximately 10:14 am, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 4099 Hancock Bridge Parkway, North Fort Myers in reference to a robbery. Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Robbery Unit were assigned to continue the investigation.

Surveillance shows that a black male entered the bank, walked up to the counter and showed the bank teller a gun demanding cash. The suspect then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Driver battered after passing slow moving motorist

on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 19:43

**UPDATE #1**

Within two hours of seeing himself profiled as a wanted fugitive on local media outlets, Michael Roskov decided to turn himself in to detectives at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office headquarters.  He will be transported to the jail this afternoon, where he will be booked and charged with burglary with a battery.

Crime Stoppers thanks all of our media partners for quickly getting this information out to the public… and Mr. Roskov.

Habitual thief heists high dollar clothes

on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 17:27

December 2, 2015

 

Habitual thief heists high dollar clothes

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a black male who distracted employees at the Sak’s Fifth Avenue Store at the Bell Tower Mall and ran off with nearly $2,000 in shirts.

The suspect first entered the store, located at 13499 S. Cleveland Ave., around 10:30 a.m. on November 20th.  He left a few minutes later, then returned through a separate entrance.  During his second visit, he headed directly to the men’s section and picked out a $295 Burberry shirt and a $595 hoodie.

Driver battered after passing slow moving motorist

on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 17:18

December 2, 2015

 

Driver battered after passing slow moving motorist

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a Lehigh Acres man accused of punching a driver in the face while stopped at a traffic sign.

The victim was driving on Staley Road during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, Nov. 18th, when he passed a motorist driving slowly.  The victim safely passed the driver, then stopped at a traffic sign at the intersection of Staley Road and Orange River Boulevard.

Crook caught on camera charging thousands on cloned card

on Tue, 12/01/2015 - 13:27
November 25, 2015
 
Crook caught on camera charging thousands on cloned card
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a black male who used a cloned credit card to charge up more than $6,000 in fraudulent purchases at area businesses.
 
The victim was alerted by his bank last month that there were some unsual charges on his card.  Upon review of the purchase activity, the victim realized that none of those charges were made by him, and that his credit card information was compromised at some point.

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