Lee County Sheriff’s Office

D'Marcus Tucker, 15, is being charged with one count of first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Franco, 19.(Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

BSO Arrests Neighbor In Oakland Park Murder

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested Nicole Franco’s alleged murderer exactly five months after her death.

11/03/2014

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Seven Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Sanibel Island

The U.S. Coast Guard, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, The Lee County MERT Response team and Sanibel Fire Rescue helped to rescue seven people Saturday morning after their boat capsized.

09/28/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Dad Dead In River, Daughter’s Body Found In Home

Lee County authorities are investigating the death of a little girl and her father in southwest Florida.

09/09/2014

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Pilot In Southwest Florida Small Plane Crash Identified

Authorities have identified the pilot of a small plane that crashed into the waters off a southwest Florida island.

07/20/2014

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Road Rage Leads To Attempted Murder Charge

A bad case of road rage landed one Southwest Florida man behind bars, facing two counts of attempted second-degree murder.

04/18/2014

Source: CBS4

Driver Rams Into Squad Cars, Gets Shot By Deputies

Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies shot a man at a Fort Myers gas station after, deputies say, he rammed their squad cars.

03/02/2014

(Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

‘Breaking Bad’ Winner Arrested On Drug Charges

A Florida man who won a raffle to watch the series finale of AMC’s “Breaking Bad” with the cast has been charged with running an interstate synthetic marijuana distribution operation, according to authorities.

01/02/2014

Steven Trew, 58, was arrested for cutting the locks off of a SW Florida animal attraction, freeing many of the animals. (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

Man Arrested After Animals Set Free At SW Florida Attraction

A man was arrested and dozens of animals had to be corralled after an incident at a Southwest Florida roadside attraction Monday.

CBS4–04/15/2013

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Weapons Cache Found Near Ft. Myers

A cache of weapons was found at a southwest Florida home when Lee County deputies went to check on reports of a violent fight between a husband and wife.

CBS4–07/01/2012

(Source: CBS)

Elderly Woman Injured In Shootout With Police

A pistol packin’ granny was hospitalized in Fort Myers after getting into a shoot out with sheriff’s deputies.

CBS4–03/25/2012

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