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UPDATE: Reward enhanced in hopes of halting Waffle House robbers

on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 18:22

March 21, 2014

**UPDATE #1**

Authorities are taking their investigation into identifying and apprehending the men responsible for the recent Waffle House robberies to the next level, with the FBI offering an additional $4,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrests and convictions of these violent felons.  The FBI’s contribution is in addition to the $2,500 being offered by Waffle House, also for the arrests and convictions, and Crime Stoppers’ $1,000 for the arrests.

“Detectives from two counties, as well as members of the FBI, have tapped into every available resource, and spent

Robbery at Bonita Springs Circle K

on Fri, 03/21/2014 - 17:38

Robbery at Bonita Springs Circle K

Friday, March 21, 2014

Lee County Sheriff's Office Detectives are releasing surveillance photos of an early morning armed robbery at a Bonita Springs convenience store.

At 3:08 a.m. on March 21, 2014, deputies were called to the Circle K located at 10460 Bonita Beach Road. Witnesses say two armed men wearing masks and camouflage entered the business, forced them at gunpoint behind the counter, and then robbed them. No one was seriously injured.

Both suspects are black males with an average build.

Reward enhanced in hopes of halting Waffle House robbers

on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 19:43

March 12, 2014

Reward enhanced in hopes of halting Waffle House robbers

In the wake of three violent robberies in Lee and Charlotte County Waffle House restaurants over the last few weeks, an additional reward of up to $2,500 is being offered by Waffle House, Inc. for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the men responsible for this reign of terror.  This amount is in addition to the reward of up to $1,000 being offered by Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.

This afternoon, officials with Waffle House, Inc.

Armed Robbery at Waffle House

on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 16:29

Armed Robbery at Waffle House

Friday, February 28, 2014

LeeCounty sheriff's detectives are releasing surveillance photos of an early morning armed robbery at a Fort Myers restaurant.

At 3:14 a.m. on February 28, 2014, deputies were called to the Waffle House located at 9420 Daniels Parkway.  Witnesses say two armed men wearing masks entered the business and ordered everyone to the floor.  The victims were robbed of their belongings, and some were battered, before the suspects fled the business.  No one was seriously injured.

Detectives believe the robbery may be related to a series of violent

Rash of Robberies

on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 16:24

A rash of robberies has hit several Lee County businesses over the last few weeks. And with each incident, detectives are seeing increasing aggressiveness on the part of the suspects.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the stories of these robberies, and how your information could put a halt to the violence.

ID's Sought in Early Morning Robberies

on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:11

February 16, 2014

ID’s sought in early morning robberies

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying suspects responsible for two robberies which occurred between 4:18 and 5:30 this morning.

Surveillance video captured images of the suspects at both locations perpetrating their acts of violence.  The first was reported at 4:18 a.m. at the Circle K, located at 19101 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers.  Two thin black males, donning ski masks, entered the store and demanded cash from the clerks at gunpoint.  After emptying the registers, the men fled on foot.

Gas Station Robbery Foiled by Determined Clerk

on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:02

February 15, 2014

Gas station robbery foiled by determined clerk

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who attempted to rob a Chevron gas station last night, however ended up leaving empty handed.

Detectives say a fully masked and gloved man burst into the Chevron gas station at 6860 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 14.  The man, described as light skinned, donning rubber gloves and a light colored bandana, had a towel draped over his hand, implying that he had a gun.

UPDATE #3 : Crime Stoppers press release: ID sought for woman who robbed elderly victim

on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:17

February 4, 2014

 

**UPDATE #3**

 

As a result of 28 Crime Stoppers tips, and a massive collaborative effort of both local and outside law enforcement agencies, Sarah M. Greene, DOB 3/10/75, was arrested last night for the robbery of an 80 year old victim at a grocery store parking lot last month. 

Numerous tips identified Greene as a woman on the run from Maryland, who came to Florida under the guise of seeking treatment for drug dependency.

UPDATE #2 ID Sought for Woman Who Robbed Elderly Victim

on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 20:45

**UPDATE #2**

 

In the quest for identifying and tracking down the unknown female suspect who robbed an 80 year old woman at the Publix on Daniels Parkway earlier this week, new photos of the suspect are being released.  Attached are several photos of the suspect using the victim’s stolen credit card at Lowe’s department store just a short time after the robbery. 

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Tips may

UPDATE: ID Sought for Woman Who Robbed Elderly Victim

on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:50

**UPDATE**

Detectives have continued to work on various leads regarding this case today, and are now releasing surveillance photos of an unknown male who was with the unknown female suspect for the majority of the fraudulent transactions made with the victim’s credit card.  Crime Stoppers is also releasing photos of the suspect’s vehicle, in hopes of generating additional leads.  The white vehicle was used by the suspect during both the robbery and subsequent shopping spree.

“Crime Stoppers is appreciative of the information that’s been shared with us today, and we’re hopeful that justice

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