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North Fort Myers man arrested more than 26 times behind bars again

Taylor was arrested during a traffic stop and a search warrant was executed at the home, the sheriff’s office said. He faces charges of trafficking in fentanyl, possession of cocaine-with intent to sell, felon in possession of a firearm and a host of other charges.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-22 20:12:16

Crash in Fort Myers closes westbound lanes of Colonial Boulevard near Evans Avenue

Crash in Fort Myers closes westbound lanes of Colonial Boulevard near Evans Avenue(Photo: news-press.com)A traffic crash has closed the westbound lanes of Colonial Boulevard near Evans Avenue.The crash was reported at around 3:45 p.m.According to a news release from Fort Myers police, Lee County EMS

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-22 21:31:00

5 arrested in crystal meth trafficking ring

Five arrests were made in Collier, Lee and Sarasota counties, as well as one in California, in a drug ring bust called "Operation Ice Breaker."

NBC 2 - 2018-06-22 17:00:00

Heavy police presence causing road closures in Cape, public urged to avoid the area

Police are urging the public to avoid an area of Cape Coral due to a high level of police activity.Credit: ShutterstockPolice are urging the public to avoid an area of Cape Coral due to a high level of police activity.Cape Coral Police are asking people to avoid the 1300 block of Southeast Van Loon

NBC 2 - 2018-06-22 03:08:00

Reckless drivers tears up street, damaging trees and mailboxes in Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL - A driver damaged mailboxes and palm trees on Skyline Boulevard in Cape Coral Thursday night.Cape Coral Police say it happened around midnight.Police say a black pick-up truck began it's destructive path on Southwest 53rdTerrace. They say the truck then went south on Skyline Boulevard an

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-22 10:10:17

Guinness World Record set at Fort Myers Beach for largest human image of seashell

The beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel are officially the Guinness World Record holder for the largest human image of a seashell.The beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel are officially the Guinness World Record holder for the largest human image of a seashell.One thousand ninety-three people formed the

NBC 2 - 2018-06-21 17:22:00

Mother drives SUV into water off Florida causeway with child inside

"When I first saw it, I just thought somebody panicked, put it in drive, and thought they hit the brakes and they hit the gas, that was my impression," recalled one witness.

CRIMEWATCHDAILY.COM - 2018-06-22 03:33:00

Lehigh Acres man arrested, accused of Cape Coral home invasion

Police arrested a man Thursday, who they say broke into a Cape Coral home on June 15, pistol whipping the home’s residents and demanding pills and cash.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-22 20:18:00

Florida boy dies after being shocked by electrical outlet, police say

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ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-06-21 20:21:46

Deadly crash on State Road 82 in Lehigh Acres

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla., - Lanes are open after a crash left one person dead in Lehigh Acres, according to Florida Highway Patrol.FHP says the crash happened around 3:30 Friday morning on State Road 82 between Homestead Road South and Nimitz Road.Florida Highway Patrol and the Lee County Sheriff's Office

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-22 11:08:50

Mind blown: Estero illusionist Wayne Hoffman discusses magical life

Driving successfully while blindfolded and breaking free from a straitjacket as a live scorpion crawls inside may seem crazy, but forWayne Hoffman, it's just a typical day on the job.

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-22 14:00:00

Fort Myers man found guilty of exploitation of an elderly person

John James Dunn, 37, went to the woman's Fort Myers home to sell her air conditioning services. She agreed to pay $3,000 through financing to have her air conditioner refurbished. The owner of the company Dunn worked for went to the woman's home and discovered that she didn't fully understand the co

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-21 18:41:00

Cape Coral woman arrested after allegedly driving SUV with boy off Sanibel Causeway beach

A sheriff's office report said the driver, Amarlyn Cintron-Buccieri, 43, and a young male child were at the shoreline.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-21 12:58:00

Widespread power outage affecting Cape Coral

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A widespread power outage in Cape Coral is affecting between 500 and 2,000 households, according to theLee County Electric Cooperative's website.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-21 01:48:28

Should Estero and Bonita Springs fund school resource officers in their communities?

“Is the sheriff’s office going to protect the kids? Absolutely. All we're talking about is who is going to pay for it. We haven’t made a decision on it yet one way or another,” said Estero Councilman Howard Levitan.

NAPLES DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-21 12:30:00

Child dies after being shocked in Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Police have confirmed an 8-year-old boy has died after a medical emergency in a Fort Myers home Wednesday afternoon.According to Fort Myers Police, Caleb Zedaker passed away at Golisano Children's Hospital early Thursday.Officers responded to a home in the 2300 block of Lane Aven

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-21 15:54:46

Accused drunk driver slams into Cape Coral home

The victim, who didn't want to be identified, said the driver, Marisa Jones, sped down Balado parkway and crashed into the white SUV parked in her driveway, sending that car into her garage.

NBC 2 - 2018-06-21 22:54:00

New documents show person monitoring the ankle bracelet in Cape murder-suicide was asleep during crucial alert

Jason W. McGuire, 47, was wearing an ankle monitor when he was accused of fatally shooting his 50-year-old wife Madonna Pierce-McGuire on Dec. 9, 2017, according to the Cape Coral Police Department. He later turned the gun on himself.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 02:00:03

Worker dies at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Investigators are working to find out what caused the death of a construction worker at the entrance to Lakes Regional Park on Thursday.According to South Trail Fire Rescue, the victim was working on a lift near the arched entryway to the park off Gladiolus Drive when the death o

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-21 17:17:15

8-year-old shocked after touching outlet in Fort Myers home

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WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 00:56:11