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UPDATE #1 - Crime Stoppers press release: Vandals face felony charges after early morning joy ride at school

on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 18:32

**UPDATE # 1**

As a result of anonymous Crime Stoppers tips, the six students responsible for the break in and property damage at Ida S. Baker High School last month were arrested this afternoon.

Detectives say tips led them to Michael Rousseau (DOB 4/23/98), Vincent Favazza (DOB 5/29/98), Matthew Latorre (DOB 6/9/98), Benjamin Dollard (DOB 10/3/97), Wesley Harris (DOB 10/3/96) and Rylan Rumbaugh (DOB 11/1/97). 

“What these young men likely thought was just fun and games isn’t a laughing matter anymore,” said Trish Routte, Crime Stoppers Coordinator.

Spray painting vandals target Lee County Posse Arena

on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 15:19

June 18, 2014

Spray painting vandals target Lee County Posse Arena

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying the person or persons responsible for over $2,000 dollars worth of damage at the Lee County Posse Arena, 17401 Palm Creek Drive, North Fort Myers.

Sometime overnight between Sunday, June 8, 2014, and Monday, June 9, 2014, an unknown vandal or vandals spray painted, with graffiti, a total of eleven of the posse’s sponsorship and advertising signs located both on the property and along the right of way on Bayshore Road.

Vandals face felony charges after early morning joy ride at school

on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:59

June 14, 2014

Vandals face felony charges after early morning joy ride at school

Southwest FloridaCrime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying a troupe of teens who broke onto high school grounds early Monday morning, causing thousands of dollars in damage in their wake.

Surveillance cameras captured images of six teenage males cutting through a gate on the northeast side of Ida S. Baker High School, 3500 Agualinda Blvd., Cape Coral, just before 2 a.m.

Vandalized Shopping Center

on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 16:19

For weeks on end, a Fort Myers business owner has had to deal with repeated vandalism at his business – picking up the shattered glass scattering his sidewalk, and dealing with the loss of tenants, and ultimately, customers.  Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers has the details. 

 

Silly Rabbit, vandalism is for crooks

on Fri, 01/04/2013 - 21:50

December 28, 2012

Silly Rabbit, vandalism is for crooks

After more than a month of repeat incidents of vandalism, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down an artistic vandal – who has seemingly proclaimed themselves as the “Silly Rabbit.”

Since October, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has received several reports of vandalism on barrier walls, public bathrooms and buildings.