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LCSO: Lehigh Acres home invaders take Xbox Ones, Camaro

Three suspects in an alleged home invasion robbery Saturday morning pointed firearms at six members of a Lehigh Acres family, repeatedly threatening to kill them during the heist, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-18 21:10:00

DUI charges for driver who caused wrong way crash in Fort Myers

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Dwayne Holliday was driving in a pickup truck southbound in a northbound lane near Miracle on 34th Street. That’s when a northbound car was unable to avoid the truck going the wrong way and hit it, sending the car airborne and into a northbound SUV.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-18 12:20:43

Suspects sought in weekend SWFL home invasion & robbery

There were cash, electronics, credit cards and personal identification information stolen from the home, according to Crime Stoppers. The suspects then fled in the resident’s 2018 Camaro.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-06-18 20:39:58

Cape Coral police: Woman hit car without knowing it, had license suspended 15 times

The witness said the driver, later identified as Kara L. Jones, 31, of Cape Coral, was on the grass, then weaving in and out of traffic, not using a signal, the affidavit reports. The witness saw the driver keep leaning into the passenger side, apparently searching for something.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-18 20:23:00

Alligator swims at the beach near Bonita Springs

"Rare alligator sighting today at the Island!" Captain Jessica DeGraw of Island Time Dolphin and Shelling Cruises, Inc. posted on their Instagram page.

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-06-18 22:01:00

Mango thieves strike while Fort Myers couple is away

“I noticed that there was like a lot of Mangoes on the ground," said Monica Walker-Saco. "And we come out here several times a day picking them up and it was an unusual amount, so I walked into the tree and noticed all the broken branches and the bent fence.”

NBC 2 - 2018-06-19 04:04:00

Four south Floridians charged in SWFL International Airport rental vehicle theft scam

A Lee County Port Authority police report said the rental thefts happened at airports in Fort Myers, Naples, Orlando, and Palm Beach and at smaller rental locations around south Florida located outside airports.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-18 06:30:00

Man falls off roof at Wallace International Trucks in Fort Myers, rushed to hospital

The site, across Edison Avenue from the main Wallace Trucking site, also had numerous roofing trucks belonging to Campbell Roofing and Sheet Metal parked there and roofing supplies stacked on top of the building.

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-06-18 15:17:00

Fort Myers man arrested in connection with fatal DUI crash

Dwayne Holliday, 40, of Fort Myers, was driving a 2012 Nissan Titan southbound on Ben C. Pratt Parkway in the inside northbound lane, approaching Miracle on 34th Street, troopers said.


Fort Myers apartment owner hit with fine for health and safety violations

"Roach infested, the walls soft, and the ceiling is falling in," as Jones described her apartment.


Suspects sought in Lehigh Acres string of car burglaries

The car burglaries happened between 10 p.m. June 7 and 2:30 a.m. June 8 in the area of 6th Street Southwest, 9th Street Southwest, 11th Street Southwest and Olive Avenue South, crime stoppers said.


Mom turns in son for stealing her car in Lehigh Acres

A Lehigh Acres teen got some tough love after his mom called the cops on him for stealing her car.Lee County deputies said 15-year-old Azion Jackson took his mom's 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe from the family's driveway without her permission early Tuesday morning. Deputies said Jackson had help from his f


Teen shot in the stomach in Fort Myers

A 17-year-old was shot in the stomach Thursday night in Fort Myers.He was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.Crime seen tape was present at the 7-Eleven on the corner of Sutton Street and Evans Avenue.Police have not provided any further information at this


Neighbor says he shot off two home burglars

CAPE CORAL, Fla., -- Towels of blood were left behind after a neighbor says two men broke into his home on SE 17th Terrace and Academy and attacked him and his family.


Man arrested after drunkenly returning rental car to wrong company, threatening employees

According to a Lee County Port Authority report, on Thursday night an officer was called to the car rental return area, where 53-year-old Danny Rech of Staten Island, New York was causing a disturbance.


Restaurant temporarily closes because of construction in Cape Coral

"It's a small set back, but I think it'll wind up being a good thing," Mauricio Pelletier said. Pelletier runs the everyday operations for City Subs in Cape Coral.


Father, son beaten by robbers during Cape Coral home invasion

A father and son were beaten by armed men Friday afternoon during a robbery in Cape Coral.According to the son, multiple men entered their home on SE 17th Terrace and demanded cash. The robbers then hit both men in the face with their guns before stealing $1,500.


Man shows friend how to load gun, then uses it to rob him in Cape Coral

According to Cape Coral Police, earlier this month, Elder sold the victim a handgun. Then on Wednesday, Elder contacted the victim and offered to sell him some ammunition. The man agreed and Elder went to the man's home on Diplomat Parkway E.


Lehigh residents say mine will harm environment

The mine would be located between Corkscrew Road and State Road 82, just south of Homestead Road.The company says lime rock is in heavy demand because it is used in the construction industry."They're digging holes in the ground, changing our environment, it's going to affect our water, it's not just


Convicted felon arrested for possession of guns, narcotics in Fort Myers

Officers approached Henry Lee Jr. Leonard, who has two prior felony convictions, for questioning and observed several guns inside the car, police said. Large amounts of narcotics were also found in the car.