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Suspect sought after random act of road rage

on Fri, 06/03/2016 - 14:32

June 3, 2016

**UPDATE #1**

The man accused of pepper spraying a motorist during an act of road rage last month is now behind bars.

Edgar Keller, DOB 12/1/63, turned himself in at the Lee County Jail late last night, where he was booked on felony battery charges.  As of this morning, Keller is being held without bond.

Note:  Keller’s booking photo from last night is attached to this release

String of Late Night Robberies Believed to be Related

on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 17:08

April 29, 2014

String of late night robberies believed to be related

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is seeking information on three separate robberies that occurred during the evening hours of Thursday, April 17th which all appear to be related.  The first incident occurred shortly after 8 p.m. on the 2000 block of Williams Drive in Fort Myers.  The victim stated that he was bringing his trash cans to the curb when his wife spotted a black male, brandishing a handgun, emerge from some nearby bushes and rush towards her husband.  She yelled to her spouse to hurry up and get inside the house.

Suspect Sexually Batters Elderly Victim

on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 19:21

April 24, 2014

Suspect sexually batters elderly victim

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown man who broke into a 62 year old woman’s home earlier this week, held her at knifepoint, then sexually battered her, while her four year old granddaughter was asleep nearby.

The attack happened shortly before 5 a.m. on Monday, April 21st in the 5000 block of 5th Avenue.  According to the victim, she was asleep in her home when she awoke to find a Hispanic male in his 20s standing at her bedside, with a knife to her throat.

Fort Myers Stop the Violence Efforts

on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 18:08

The murder of a Fort Myers mother this week has residents in Dunbar rallying their neighbors to band together to stop the violence once and for all.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story on the common factor community leaders are counting on to bring peace back to their neighborhoods.

Southwest Florida Crime Stopper’s Press Release: ID’s Needed in Publix Liquor Store Theft

on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 20:34

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Southwest Florida Crime Stopper’s Press Release:  ID’s Needed in Publix Liquor Store Theft

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help in identifying two males and three females responsible for the theft of about a dozen bottles of liquor valued at approximately $400.00. 

On October 12, 2012, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to Publix Liquor, 13401 Summerlin Rd., Fort Myers in reference to a grand theft.  The investigation revealed that the suspects entered the store in two separate groups.

Verna Richardson Missing Person - Murder

on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 20:27

20 years after a Fort Myers woman goes missing, under very unusual circumstances, detectives remain confident that her killer will be brought to justice.  They just need your help to make it happen.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story. 

Nic Willis Homicide

on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 17:22

This week marks one year since a young father of two was gunned down at a Fort Myers apartment complex.  The key to closure simply lies in the hands of people who have information, but have neglected to come forward.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story.