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Family increases reward in hopes of finding a killer

on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:27

**UPDATE #1**

Now that the entire Garcia family has arrived in town, they decided this morning to offer an additional $3,000 reward, on top of the initial $5,000 which was offered yesterday.  So now, in total, the reward amount for information leading to an arrest in Rene Garcia’s murder is $9,000 ($8,000 from the family and $1,000 from Crime Stoppers).

For additional information, contact Trish Routte, Crime Stoppers Coordinator, at troutte@sheriffleefl.org.

Note to the media:  Family members are respectfully declining any media interviews at this time.

Nearly 48 hours after the murder of

Mysterious murder remains unsolved

on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 15:05

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help gathering any information in the murder of a Lee County woman whose body was dumped alongside I-75 in early August.

The lifeless body of Penny Seevers (DOB 1/18/71) was found on Tuesday, August 5th near the southbound lanes of I-75, just south of Colonial Boulevard.  Her death has been determined to be a homicide, however to this point, detectives have received very little information in determining who took her life.

Information sought in Cape homicide of Al Griffith

on Wed, 11/26/2014 - 17:19

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down the man who gunned down the manager of the TJ Maxx department store earlier this week.

Albert Griffiths was outside the Del Prado Boulevard store on Tuesday, November 18th when an unknown male fatally shot the store manager.  While numerous shoppers and patrons of adjacent businesses heard the gunshots, no one was able to identify the gunman, and detectives are still searching for the man who pulled the trigger.

“This horrific random act of violence occurred in a busy area, and we’re hoping

Antwone Green Homicide

on Wed, 11/26/2014 - 17:02

Josh Kent Homicide

on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:25

A 31-year-old father in the wrong place at the wrong time is murdered in cold blood – and still, years later, his family is searching for answers.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has more details on a mother’s loss – and her relentless dedication to finding her son’s killer.

Kyle Byrtus Homicide

on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 15:38

A young Lee County man, who seemed destined for a life of success, was found dead in a desolate Lehigh Acres field last fall.  Detectives have worked tirelessly to find his killer, but they need the public’s help.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story.

Pierre Dervil Homicide

on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 18:21

A killer remains at large after taking the life of a Cape Coral man in early January.  Detectives are piecing together the puzzle of his murder, put need one last bit of information to ensure that justice is served.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story.

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.

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. 

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