Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help finding out who is behind a massive vandalism of a long-standing Bonita Springs landmark.
Sometime during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 14th, unknown suspects painted the phrase “Lost Boys” across the front of the old “Ship” restaurant, located at 24080 S. Tamiami Trail in Bonita Springs. The “Ship” is at least 25 feet tall, and the painting covers the entire span of the structure.
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
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
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.
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.
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.