“Deaf108” markings spotted across Lee County

“Deaf108”…it’s been marked on places around Lee County. It’s spray painted in black and white on a pillar on Winkle Avenue, and carved on mirrors and stalls in the bathroom of Centennial…

No Trespassing Private Beach

New beach law would make it harder for the public to access some beaches A bill waiting for Governor Rick Scott’s signature will make it harder to for the public to access…

Current Law Allows Minors to Post Public Threats

  Kids play around with all kinds of things. But there has been a trend to play around with copying the violent threats towards schools and posting them on social media. Saying…

Downtown Safety Since ZombiCon

    For years after the 2015 ZombiCon shooting, many avoided downtown Fort Myers because they didn’t feel safe. The alleged shooter was recently found and arrested. So, that begs the question—After…

Escaping An Abduction

An instructor in Cape Coral teaches zip-tie, rope, and duct-tape escapes to young and old alike. “You always go for the weaker side of the tape,” instructed Jack Harrah. Harrah teaches abduction…

Make a Payment Phone Scams

    Phone scammers are posing as Lee County Sheriff’s Office employees asking for the resident to “make a payment” because they missed jury duty. There have been multiple reports of this…

Crime in Fort Myers Drops Almost Five Percent in 2017

Crime in the city of Fort Myers has dropped 4.6 percent from 2016 to 2017. According to data from the Fort Myers Police Department, the number of murders dropped more than 33%…

Cape Coral Teen Arrested for Vehicle Break-Ins

Cape Coral Police say a thief took several key fobs from one of the cars. No word on how officers suspected the 18-year-old, but they asked his mom if they could search his room, and she said yes.

Naples Man Busted with 126 Pounds of Marijuana

On Wednesday, a 20-year-old Naples man was arrested on a felony charge of possessing over 20 grams of marijuana with an approximate street value of $800.

Immokalee Man Applauds Himself Into a Set of Cuffs

A 33-year-old Immokalee man was arrested Sunday for trespassing and disorderly intoxication after “acting in a loud and tumultuous fashion and causing public fear and alarm.”

Daniel Conahan Jr Appealing Death Sentence

  Daniel Conahan Jr. is currently working on appealing his death sentence from the 1996 murder of Richard Montgomery, but police believe he may be responsible for several more murders that he…

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