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Thieves throw bricks and chairs in quest for clean water

on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:43

September 15, 2014

Thieves throw bricks and chairs in quest for clean water

Southwest Floridais asking for the public’s help identifying two men who stole several hundred dollars in water filters, and went on the attack when loss prevention officers tried to stop them.

Deputies say the two black males went to the Wal Mart, located at 545 Pine Island Road, shortly after 4 p.m. on June 14th.  While in the general merchandise section, an employee spotted them loading up water filters, then placing them in store bags.

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.

The thieves wear Prada

on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 21:05

September 6, 2014

The thieves wear Prada

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a distractive duo who pretended to be authentic shoppers, then ran out of a local store with roughly $1,500 in Prada sunglasses.

An employee at the Sunglass Hut at the Coconut Point mall, located at 23111 Fashion Drive, Estero, said that an unknown black male and female entered the store around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 18th.  While the two browsed through the selection of shades, the clerk had her back turned momentarily.

Thief steals, then pawns glasses three days after getting out of jail

on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 21:00

September 5, 2014

Thief steals, then pawns glasses three days after getting out of jail

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a repeat offender who just got out of the Lee County Jail after three and a half months of incarceration, and already she’s wanted once again – this time for stealing more than $1,800 in sunglasses.

Detectives say that on August 23rd, Demetria Gray, DOB 6/6/86, went to the Sunglass Hut, located at Tanger Outlets in Fort Myers, and heisted 13 pairs of Ray Ban sunglasses, valued at $1,824.  Two days later, she went to Larrys Pawn Shop

Well versed thieves heist half a million in sunglasses

on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 18:50

September 3, 2014

Well versed thieves heist half a million in sunglasses

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a highly skilled trio who broke into a Coconut Point store late Monday night, stealing a half million dollars worth of sunglasses.

According to deputies, three unknown suspects entered the Solstice store, located at 23161 Fashion Drive, Unit 102, in Estero shortly after 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 1.  Once inside, the thieves had the knowledge to quickly disable the alarm system and scoop up more than $500,000 in sunglasses before leaving the store.

Thief swipes wallet during night time McDonalds run

on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 15:06

September 2, 2014

Thief swipes wallet during night time McDonalds run

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who seized a perfect crime of opportunity and swiped a forgotten wallet left at a south Fort Myers fast food restaurant.

Detectives say the suspect was at the McDonalds inside the Wal Mart, located at 14821 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, just before 10 p.m. on Sunday, August 10th.  When the customer in front of her inadvertently left her wallet on the counter, the suspect slid the wallet into her own purse and left the area.

Trio wanted for questioning in use of stolen debit card information

on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:09
August 1, 2014
 
Trio wanted for questioning in use of stolen debit card information
 
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying three men who are suspected of using a stolen debit card to rack up several hundred dollars in fraudulent purchases.
 
According to detectives, the victim noticed on July 7th that her debit card had been used at the Wal Mart store on Six Mile Cypress Parkway the day prior, unbeknownst to her.

Beach burglars take the beef, leave their briefs

on Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:22

July 23, 2014

Beach burglars take the beef, leave their briefs

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a group of men who broke into a local beachside restaurant in their underwear and took off with the makings for an early morning cookout.

According to detectives, the men, all wearing nothing but their underwear, broke into Doc’s Beach House, located at 27908 Hickory Blvd., Bonita Springs, around 3 a.m. on Sunday, July 20.  After roaming around the kitchen area, the men selected a case of hamburgers and red bell peppers.

Thieves scout victim's routine, make off with thousands in electronics

on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 18:54

July 16, 2014

Thieves scout victim’s routine, make off with thousands in electronics

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying thieves who clearly did their homework, and burglarized a Lee County home less than two minutes after the victim left to bring her daughter to summer camp.

According to detectives, the victim left her Griffin Boulevard home at 9:02 a.m. on Friday, July 11, to bring her daughter to camp, as she does every day.  Two minutes later, the suspect’s vehicle could be seen on camera pulling into the driveway.

Shady suspects walk off with stolen sunglasses

on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 14:36

July 2, 2014

Shady suspects walk off with stolen sunglasses

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two unknown suspects who employed slick tactics to steal six pairs of sunglasses from an Estero store.

According to detectives, the clerk at the Sunglass Hut at Miromar Outlets was working with two customers when a black male and female entered the store on June 26th around 4 p.m.

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