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Quick moving thief takes TV's and runs

on Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:26

September 24, 2014

Quick moving thief takes TV’s and runs

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown white male who boldly stole three television sets from the Lehigh Acres Wal Mart last week.

According to detectives, the man entered the store at 2523 Lee Boulevard, Lehigh Acres, just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15th.  Surveillance cameras spotted him walking directly to the electronics section of the store, where he picked up three 40 inch flat screen television sets, and quickly ran out of the store with the TV’s in hand.

ID sought for early morning phone prowler

on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:36

September 13, 2014

ID sought for early morning phone prowler

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown man who smashed through the front door of a Lehigh Acres Verizon store, stealing at least two iPhones within a matter of seconds.

Surveillance video captured images of the man using a blunt object to smash through the glass front door of the Verizon Store on Lee Boulevard at 3:08 a.m. on Friday, September 12th.  As soon as he gained entry into the store, he immediately grabbed a blue iPhone 5c and a gold iPhone 5s.

While homeowners are away, the burglars will play

on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 18:56

September 4, 2014

While homeowners are away, the burglars will play

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying at least one man who broke into a Lehigh Acres home while the residents were out of town on vacation.

According to detectives, a home on 7th Street W. in Lehigh was vacant for a short time, however a family member was keeping an eye on things while the homeowners were away.  Upon checking the residence on August 3rd, a woman found her sister’s front door open and back door unlocked.  Both had been secured the last time she checked on the home.

Lehigh Acres Home Invasion

on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 13:53

Just over two months after three men were shot at a Lehigh Acres home, leaving one dead and two critically injured, detectives are pleading with the public to come forward with what they know - or even what they've heard.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the story.

UPDATE #1 - Search is on for casino robbers

on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:27

**UPDATE # 1 **

 

Two new surveillance photos from last night’s armed robbery at the Luxxor Games in Lehigh Acres are now available and are attached to this release (the new photos are from Cam6).

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


From:Routte, Trish
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:01 AM
Subject: Crime Stoppers press release: Search is on for casino robbers

July 27, 2014

Search is on for casino robbers

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two masked men who robbed a Lehigh Acres casino last

Search is on for casino robbers

on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:22

July 27, 2014

Search is on for casino robbers

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two masked men who robbed a Lehigh Acres casino last night.

According to detectives, two masked men entered the Luxxor Games, located at 3096 Lee Boulevard, shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 26.  One of the robbers pulled out a gun and fired a single shot into the air, while the other commanded everyone to lie on the floor.  One of the suspects immediately went to the cashier demanding all the money in the till.

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

ID Sought for Credit Card Thief

on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 16:11

April 28, 2014

ID sought for credit card thief

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who went on a shopping spree last week, using credit cards stolen from an unsuspecting victim.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the man using one of the stolen cards to purchase gas for his newer model silver Toyota Corolla at a Hess station in Lehigh Acres.  Detectives say stolen cards were also used at other area stores before finally getting shut down.

The suspect using the stolen cards is described as between 25-28 years of age, 5’9” with short brown

ID Sought for Quick Acting Early Morning Thief

on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 16:06

April 25, 2014

ID sought for quick acting early morning thief

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown black male who skillfully broke into a Lehigh Acres business earlier this week.

According to detectives, the security alarm at Lehigh Auto, located at 5507 8th Street W. in Lehigh Acres was triggered shortly after 3 a.m. on Monday, April 21st.  When the owner arrived shortly thereafter, he discovered that the front window to the business had been pried off, and a 52” Samsung plasma television stolen.

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.

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