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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

Vandals face felony charges after early morning joy ride at school

on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:59

June 14, 2014

Vandals face felony charges after early morning joy ride at school

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a troupe of teens who broke onto high school grounds early Monday morning, causing thousands of dollars in damage in their wake.

Surveillance cameras captured images of six teenage males cutting through a gate on the northeast side of Ida S. Baker High School, 3500 Agualinda Blvd., Cape Coral, just before 2 a.m.

ID's sought for credit card thieves

on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:52

June 13, 2014

ID’s sought for credit card thieves

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is seeking the identities of two persons associated with the theft of credit cards stolen from cars parked at a Lee County shopping center earlier this week.

According to detectives, someone broke into at least two vehicles on Sunday, June 8 shortly after 7 p.m.  Within a short time of the break ins, two credit cards were used at the Target at the Gulf Coast Town Center in Estero.

UPDATE #1 Crime Stoppers press release: Female felons caught on camera

on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 19:09

UPDATE #1

As a result of several Crime Stoppers tips, the two females who broke into a vehicle Monday morning have been identified as Kaylee McIntyre (DOB 8/23/97) and Kayla Flaker (DOB 5/27/99).  Both suspects were interviewed late last night and booked into the Lee County Jail early this morning.  McIntyre has been charged with one count of burglary and Flaker has been charged with two counts of burglary.

Note:  Booking photos of both suspects are attached to this release.


From:Routte, Trish
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2014 8:27 AM
Subject: Crime Stoppers press release: Female felons

Dollar General Armed Robbery Suspects Sought

on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 14:32

Dollar General Armed Robbery Suspect Sought

Monday, June 9, 2014

On Monday, June 9, 2014, at approximately 9:02 P.M., Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the Dollar General located at 701 Gretchen Avenue S., Lehigh Acres, Florida, in reference to an armed robbery. Two suspects entered the store, with one brandishing a black handgun and one brandishing a silver handgun, demanding money from the cash drawer. The suspects fled the area on foot in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money.

Crime Stoppers press release: Reward increased in hopes of finding veterans killer

on Thu, 06/05/2014 - 16:01

UPDATE #1

As a community still longs for answers in the murder of Army veteran Mario Hughes, anonymous donors have now upped the reward to $12,000 for information leading to the arrest of his killer.

Two months ago, an anonymous donor pledged $5,000 towards the reward for information leading to an arrest.  Today, that same donor has upped their contribution to $10,000 in hopes of enacting justice for the person responsible for this horrendous crime, and closure for a family still mourning Hughes’ loss.

Female Felons Caught on Camera

on Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:59

June 5, 2014

Female felons caught on camera

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two young women who broke into a van in Southeast Cape Coral early Monday morning.

According to detectives, surveillance cameras captured images of the two suspects walking up to two cars parked at a SE 8th Street home at 1:53 a.m. on June 2nd.  After trying to gain access to one car, which was locked, the women turned their efforts to a second car in the driveway, which was unlocked.

Robber grabs cash, makes dash out of convenience store

on Thu, 05/29/2014 - 14:01

May 29, 2014

Robber grabs cash, makes dash out of convenience store

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a man who robbed a man standing in line at a convenience store late Tuesday night.

According to detectives, the victim was waiting to pay for his purchases at the Circle K, located at 2170 Laurel Lane, North Fort Myers just before midnight on May 27th.  As he pulled out his wallet, an unknown white male walked through the front door of the store, grabbed the victim’s cash, then fled the scene on foot, running northbound on McDaniel Drive.

Reward increased for arrest of attempted bank robber

on Thu, 05/29/2014 - 12:38

May 28, 2014

Reward increased for arrest of attempted bank robber

Six days after a wigged man attempted to rob a North Fort Myers Wells Fargo bank, the reward for the culprit’s arrest had been upped by $5,000.

Working with Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, Wells Fargo is now adding up to $5,000 in reward money for the arrest of the man responsible for holding up the Wells Fargo at 5500 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers, on Thursday, May 22nd.  According to witnesses, the suspect entered the bank shortly after 4:15 p.m.

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