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Lehigh Acres couple arrested after authorities deliver more than 4,000 Xanax pills to their home

A Lehigh Acres couple was arrested after authorities conducted a delivery of more than 4,030 Xanax pills at their home. Daniel Crossen, 28, is accused of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possessions of a firearm by a convic

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-03-20 19:10:04

5 Things to do this Weekend, March 23th to 25th in Southwest Florida

Take a look at our list of events and things to do this weekend in SWFL Music festivals, seafood festival, bikefest, Easter egg-hunt, art festival; these are part of the activities that will take place around the areas of Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples, and Marco Island. Enjoy your weekend! Cape Cor

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-03-21 18:26:33

SWFL couple linked to Mexican drug cartel sentenced for conspiracy to distribute cocaine

Two people "with direct ties to a Mexican drug cartel" were sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to distribute more than 17 kilograms of cocaine, the Department of Justice said Wednesday. Jose Nunez, 66, of Fort Myers, was sentenced to 11 years in prison, and Sila Nunez, of Fort Myers, was sen

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 21:55:24

Seafood restaurants Fort Myers, Cape Coral - JLB picks 9 fiercely local favorites

You don't come to the Gulf Coast of Florida expecting salmon and trout, you come for hogfish and mullet and sweet shrimp dyed pink by the coral sands in which they live. Those are the seafoods this area thrives on. And these are the restaurants that get those local delicacies right from our waters

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-03-21 11:00:07

2 teens execute gift card scam in North Fort Myers

People in a North Fort Myers neighborhood are warning each other about a scam targeted to get your cash. Neighbors in Waterway Estates said two teenagers have been going door to door trying to sell gift cards for the Riverdale High School football team. People said the pair approached them and said

WZVN-TV - 2018-03-21 01:59:00

Man pleads guilty to 12 felony charges related to guns, drugs

36-year-old Lehigh Acres resident Alejo Guerrero pleaded guilty on Wednesday to 12 different felony charges related to trafficking cocaine while using a firearm as well as selling and possessing firearms. Guerrero faces a maximum penalty of life in federal prison. According to a release by the Depar

NBC 2 - 2018-03-21 20:00:00

Fort Myers man arrested in connection with 2017 fatal shooting

An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a 2017 fatal shooting, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. Forensic evidence led detectives to arrest Willie Davis, 18, of Fort Myers, who faces charges of second-degree murder and robbery with a firearm, deputies said. The body of

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 00:30:41

Over 4,000 Xanax pills seized in Lee County bust

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lee County couple were arrested Monday after investigators say they accepted a delivery of over 4,000 Xanax pills at their Lehigh Acres home. According to the Lee County Sheriff''s Office, on Monday, members of the Highway/Parcel Interdiction Unit, along with agents from Homela

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-03-20 18:53:04

Fort Myers teen arrested for murder

FORT MYERS, Fla. --- Lee County Sheriff's making an arrest in the fatal shooting of a teenager at the Lago Del Sol apartment complex. Investigators have arrested 17-year-old Willie Davis of Fort Myers, after they say forensic evidence linked Davis to the crime. "Our detectives did a great job takin

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-03-21 00:22:49

Late night armed suspect grabs cash drawer in robbery at Lehigh Acres Dollar General store

An armed robber who grabbed a cash register at a Dollar General in Lehigh Acres Sunday night is being sought by the Lee County Sheriff's office. Just after 10:30 p.m. the suspect walked into the 701 Gretchen Ave. S. store and grabbed the cash drawer. As he walked towards the front door he grabbed a


Trial of LaBelle man accused of killing woman in 2014 near Immokalee to start Monday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Aaron Reyna, of LaBelle, is accused of shooting and killing a woman in October 2014. If convicted, Reyna could face up to life in prison. Oscar Santiago Torres/ Naples Daily News via Wochit Wochit The trial of a LaBelle man accused of shooting and killing a woman


Fort Myers Beach ranks as a top beach in TripAdvisor's 2018 awards

Play along seven miles of Gulf of Mexico coastline with white-sand beaches, shallow waters and gentle wavesCheck out the view from Matanzas Pass Bridge, aka "Sky Bridge."Shop, dine and meet friends at the pedestrian-friendly Times Square.Check out archaeological exhibits at the early-1900s Mound Hou

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-03-20 20:27:18

American Idol: Watch Cape Coral's Ricky Manning win a golden ticket. Now he's off to Hollywood.

Cape Coral native Ricky Manning just auditioned on Sunday's episode of "American Idol." And he impressed the judges so much, they gave him a ticket straight to the show's Hollywood rounds. "I'm having the best day of my life," Manning said on the episode after winning the golden ticket. "A song I th


North Fort Myers man alleged to have illegally used a net to catch nine sharks in the Gulf

A North Fort Myers man on probation for wildlife violations is facing more than a dozen charges including allegedly catching eight sharks over the state limit and using nets for those catches after wildlife officers saw him try to toss other fish into Jug Creek. Bryan David Becker, 34, remains in Le


Local fisherman finds message in bottle

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mark Loren, owner and founder of Mark Loren Designs, dropped three messages in a bottle on Monday, Feb. 12 from a helicopter traveling along Lee County's coastline. Two bottles contained $2,500 gift certificates valid for any purchase or services at the Fort Myers gallery. The thi


Why bury a van? It happened in Cape Coral in 1983

I was recently researching a topic for you, when I came across the following. You have got to see this. This is priceless. If you ever get in a conversation about kooky Cape Coral, you'll have this tidbit to share. It's from a News-Press story by Frank Rinella, dated September 1, 1983. 1. On Wednesd


Bonita Springs Mayor's Cup ends day with new Mexican sister city

Two mayors stood side by side, each ready to make a short penalty kick into a well-guarded goal. Juan Carrillo Soberanis, el presidente municipal of the Mexican city of Isla Mujeres, took the first attempt. He took the finesse approach, aiming for the top-left corner of the goal. The shot went wide.


Collier county deputies searching for missing 26 year old man and 30 year old woman

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier county deputies are searching for two missing people. They're searching for 26 year old William Hikock. They say he was last heard from Sunday night. And last seen near his home in the Everglades area. Hikock is 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. Deputies a


Kansas pair arrested after 2-county high speed police chase ends in Naples

A highway patrol chase that started in Fort Myers early Monday morning ended 30 miles later in Naples and resulted in the arrest of two Kansas residents. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. COLLIER COUNTY


Immokalee man accused of exposing himself in public

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - An Immokalee man was arrested after witnesses say he exposed his genitals to children and adults, according to a Collier County Sheriff's Office report. On Friday, deputies responded to an apartment complex located at West Delaware Avenue after reports of a man holding out his geni