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News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Officers Question Gunshot Victims at LMH

Shooting Splash Image

On Wednesday May 22, 2019, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Lee Memorial Hospital contacted the Fort Myers Police Department to report that two males had entered the emergency department suffering from non-life-threating gunshot wounds. Officers responded to th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

FMPD Responds to Shots on Royal Palm Avenue

Breaking News

Fort Myers Police were dispatched to 3044 Royal Palm Avenue at approximately 1:21 a.m. on May 22, 2019, in response to a ShotSpotter alert. Upon arriving officers secured the scene and conducted a search that included 3038 Royal Palm Avenue to ensure that...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Gunshots Lead to Drug Arrest

Arrested

Fort Myers Police Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert at 3972 Lora Street on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at approximately 2:52am. Upon arriving officers saw four males running from the residence. One of the males was apprehended and identified as Andre...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

FMPD Responds to Possible Robbery and Seizes Guns

Arrested

On Tuesday evening, May 20, 2019 at approximately 7:17 p.pm the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a report of a possible armed robbery at 3750 Metro parkway, the Westchase Apartments. Officers arrived on scene in time to see the suspect vehicle at...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

FMPD Searching for Lookers’ Shooting Suspect

Shooting Splash Image

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a reported shooting at 4045 Fowler Street, Lookers', at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday May 18, 2019. Upon arrival Officers found a wounded subject in the parking lot who was transported to Lee ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Arrest Made in Stella Street Shooting

Arrested

The Fort Myers Police Department arrested Thadjarvis Malike Armstrong (date of birth 9/4/1997) on Friday, May 17, in connection with a shooting that occurred near the intersection of Stella Street and Grand Avenue on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Fort Myers Pol...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Early Morning Shooting at Fly Lounge

Shooting Splash Image

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a shooting in the parking lot of the Fly Lounge at approximately 1:54 a.m. on Friday May 17, 2019. When officers arrived, they discovered a male who had been shot and wounded. The victim was tran...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

FMPD Representatives at National Police Week in D.C.

Jobbers-Miller Tile

National Police Week is being observed in our Nation’s Capital and in attendance are members of the Fort Myers Police Department and families of the officers the department has lost. Attending on behalf of the department and themselves are Deput...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

FMPD Investigators Close Child Abduction Case

Breaking News

Fort Myers Police Detectives have closed a recent child abduction case, originally reported on May 7th, after determining evidence did not support the case and investigators were able to prove that the child was not in any danger.

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

FMPD Release Sketch of Occupied Burglary Suspect

Investigation-Graphic

On Thursday, May 9, at approximately 2:30 a.m. Officers with the Fort Myers Police department responded to a 911 call from a homeowner claiming a burglar was in her house. Upon arrival they met with the distraught homeowner who reported the suspect had fl...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2019

New Law Enforcement Phone Scam

Scam Alert

The Fort Myers Police Department has received a report that a renewed law enforcement phone scam is being perpetrated on area residents. FMPD has been told that a scammer calls a phone and claims to be “Jefferey Harvey” of the Fort Mye...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Theft Suspect Quickly Apprehended by FMPD

Arrested

Fort Myers Police responded to a theft at the Colonial Crossings shopping plaza, 4600 Summerlin Road at approximately 8 a.m. this morning. A male suspect was pursued following an incident where money was taken from a woman’s purse. The suspect f...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Alleged Kidnapping Attempt at 6 Mile Cypress/Winkler Ext.

Stranger Danger

On May 7, 2019, between 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to the area of Six Mile Cypress Parkway and Winkler Extension in reference to a possible attempted abduction. While a juvenile was walking her dog, t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

FMPD Seeking ID of Dillard’s Shoplifting Suspect

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a subject caught on video surveillance footage from the Dillard’s Department Store at the Edison Mall. This male suspect was seen three different times ent...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Lee County Fallen Officer Memorial Ceremony

Special Event

The Lee County Fallen Officer Memorial Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, at 9:00am in Centennial Park. The annual event respects the memory of fallen Law Enforcement officers from the Fort Myers Police Department, the Lee County Sheriff’...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Fort Myers Police Department’s K9 Balor to get donation of body armor

Breaking News

Fort Myers Police Department’s K9 Balor will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Balor’s vest is sponsored by Kimberly Shader of Orlando...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2019

FMPD Releases Identity of Body Removed from Lake

Body Found

The Fort Myers Police Department has determined that the body located in a small lake at Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard and Canal Street has been positively identified as missing person Jardan Dejuan Battle (date of birth 06/13/1987).

Assisted by Florida Fis...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2019

FMPD Officers of the Month Awards

Great Job

At the Fort Myers Police Department Citi-Stat meeting for April, three officers were recognized for their exemplary service. The Mission Bar-B-Que Officer of the Month award was presented to Officer Jessenia Andujar for responding to the well-being of a y...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2019

FMPD to Hold Barber Shop Conversation

Barbershop Conversations

On Saturday April 27, 2019 the Fort Myers Police Department will hold a “Barbershop Conversation” at Boomz Barber Shop from 1p.m. to 3 p.m. The event is another public outreach project by the department offering casual conversation bet...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Body Removed from Lake near Veronica Shoemaker Blvd.

Body Found

The Fort Myers Police Department, assisted by additional agencies, removed a deceased individual from a small lake at approximately 10 a.m. on Wednesday April 24, 2019 near Canal Street and Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard. A death investigation is underway.

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2019

UPDATE - FMPD Responds to Bank Robbery

Fifth Third Bank robber

FMPD Detectives need help identifying the male pictured in reference to the bank robbery that occurred on April 23, 2019 at 5/3 Bank at Lee and SR82. The suspect is an older white male that has a patch over his right eye. Detectives believe that the male ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

FMPD Responds to Gunshot Wound at Lee Memorial

Shooting Splash Image

On Monday morning, April 22, 2019 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call from Lee Memorial Hospital that a male had entered the emergency room with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Upon arrival t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

FMPD Responds to Bank Robbery

Bank Robbery

The Fort Myers Police Department is on the scene of a bank robbery at the Fifth/Third Bank branch at 11511 State Road 82, near the Crossroads Shopping Center. A lone robber described as an older white male wearing a blonde wig, plaid shirt, black pants wi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Fort Myers Police Seek Missing Person

missing-person-graphic

The Fort Myers Police Department is searching for a missing person, Jardan Dejuan Battle (date of birth 06/13/1987). Battle was last seen in the early morning hours of April 22, 2019 in Fort Myers, FL. If located or anyone has information as to his wherea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

FMPD Conducting Early Morning Shooting Investigation

Shooting Splash Image

At approximately 3:10 a.m. on the morning of Monday April 22, 2019 Fort Myers Police Officers responded to shots fired in the area of Edison Avenue and Central Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Brittany Morris at (239) 321-8032...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2019

FMPD Participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

DEA Drug Take Back

The Fort Myers Police Department, working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), will be accepting unwanted, expired or unused medications and needles on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the police station’s lobby. The FM...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Arrest Made in Fountain Street Shooting

Shooting Splash Image

The Fort Myers Police Department has released the identity of the suspected gunman who shot a male victim at 2080 Fountain Street of Friday, April 19, 2019. Markqueon Pearson (date of birth 09/30/1997) was arrested and charged with attempted 2nd degree mu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Enrollment Open for 30th Annual FMPD Respect for Law Camp

Breaking News

The 2019 Respect for Law Camp, sponsored by the Fort Myers Police Department is enrolling children now ages 11-14 for its 4-day, 3-night camping experience. The law enforcement themed camp will be held at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School from June 6th t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Road Closures for 2019 Dunbar Easter Parade

Extra Extra

On Sunday, April 21, 2019 the Fort Myers Police Department will close the following roads beginning at approximately 2:15 – 2:30 p.m. for the 75th Annual Dunbar Easter Parade:

• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from Ford Street to Pa...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

FMPD Files Charges in Murder Case

Arrested

The Fort Myers Police Department has charged Kendal James Curry (date of birth 08/29/1996) with second degree murder for the November 12, 2017 killing of Marvin Peacock. The charges were officially filed on April 12, 2019 and Curry is currently in federal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

El Caribe Latin Flavor Hosts Brew with Blue

Special Event

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department and members of the community enjoyed coffee and conversation at El Caribe Latin Flavor this morning. The café hosted the event to allow people a chance to sit with many of their neighborhood cops a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Assistance Requested by FMPD to ID Metro PCS Suspect

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a young, black male who stole two phones from the Metro PCS store located inside the Edison Mall on February 26, 2019. The suspect may have had an accomplice a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Brew with Blue – Coffee and Conversation

Extra Extra

Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and an opportunity for informal conversation with members of the Fort Myers Police Department at El Caribe Latin Flavor, 3917 Palm Beach Boulevard, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is of...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Tomstock Festival to Support FMPD K-9’s

Special Event

Everyone is invited to the annual Tomstock Festival on Saturday, April 13th at 10600 Sharon Dr in N. Ft. Myers off SR 31, from noon into the night. This multiple concert and BBQ event will be raising money to benefit the FMPD K9 Unit this year. First resp...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Arrest Made in Fowler Street Shooting

Arrested

On Monday April 8, 2019 at approximately 3:20 p.m. Fort Myers Officers along with the U.S. Marshall’s Task Force arrested Antonio Vega (date of birth 3/2/1996) in connection with a shooting that occurred on March 28, 2019 on Fowler Street. Mr. V...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2019

FMPD Foursome Places First in Charity Golf Classic

Breaking News

Detectives with the Fort Myers Police Department had the right combination of skills and teamwork to win first place in the AFCAAM Charity Golf Classis held at the Forest Country Club on Friday April 5, 2019. Detectives James Langton, Charles Ciulla and N...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Disturbing the Peace Arrests at Fly Lounge

Arrested

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department were monitoring the parking area of the Fly Lounge, 2158 Colonial Boulevard, at approximately 1:20 a.m. on Friday April 5, 2019 when they heard gunshots. Officers investigated and came upon two males, Elier V...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Rumors Regarding School Threat Deemed Not Credible

Breaking News

The Fort Myers Police Department was contacted on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at approximately 7:37 p.m. regarding a threat towards Fort Myers Middle School. The threat has been determined to not be credible. The investigation continues into the origin of the...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

FMPD Searching for Missing Person

missing-person-graphic

The Fort Myers Police Department is searching for a missing person who was last seen at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. James Edward Denmark is a white male (Date of Birth, September 25, 1976) described as standing approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2019

FMPD Officers of the Month

Congratulations

This morning at the Fort Myers Police Department Citi-Stat meeting for March 28, 2019, four officers were recognized for their exemplary service to the City of Fort Myers. The Mission Bar-B-Que Officer of the Month award was presented to officers Emelia L...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Identity Sought for KOHL’s Theft Suspect

Identify Me

The public’s assistance is being requested by the Fort Myers Police Department to identify the white male in this photograph. He is a suspect of a grand theft that occurred on March 17, 2019, at Kohl’s Department Store located at 9357 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2019

FMPD Seeking Identity of Hit & Run Driver

Hit and Run

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owner of the silver truck shown in the attached photo, in reference to a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian on Sunday, March 17, 2019. The photo was tak...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Scam Callers using FMPD Name and Number

Extra Extra

The Fort Myers Police Department has been made aware of a telephone scam using the department’s name and spoofing the main switchboard number. A citizen recently called to report that his home received a telephone call asking for a $175 donation...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2019

UPDATE - FMPD Seeks Identity of Third Lee Statue Vandal

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department has released a video image of the third vandal being sought for damaging the bust of General Robert E. Lee. If any member of the public can identify the individual who accompanied the first two suspects, who were included ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2019

FMPD Asking for Public’s Help in Identifying Suspect

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male suspect shown in photos taken from video surveillance footage at the Wal-Mart Supercenter located at Six Mile Cypress Parkway and Colonial Boulevard in F...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2019

FMPD Investigates Vandalism to Bust of General Robert E. Lee

Crime Scene

The Fort Myers Police Department is conducting an investigation into an act of vandalism to the bust of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in downtown Fort Myers, Florida. Early Tuesday morning March 12, 2019 an unknown suspect or suspects loosened the bus...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2019

FMPD 2nd Silent Auction for C.O.A.C.H

Special Event

C.O.A.C.H. (Community Outreach Against Child Hunger) is a community outreach project designed by members of the Fort Myers Police Department. The program supplies children and families of Franklin Park Elementary, a week of daily dinners each month of the...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2019

FMPD Promotes Two to Command Positions

Congratulations on Promotion

The Fort Myers Police Department promoted two officers yesterday in a ceremony held at City hall. Sergeant Jesus Ramos was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and Officer Robert Kerbs was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. With family, friends and fellow of...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2019

FMPD Negotiates Successful End to Laurels Apartments Standoff

Crime Scene

The Fort Myers Police Department negotiation team successfully talked Mr. Maxwell Pilaczynski, 27, out of his locked home at the Laurels Apartment complex on Winkler Avenue at Solomon Boulevard. Mr. Pilaczynski surrender peacefully and was taken into cust...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2019

FMPD Investigates Suspicious Males at Cedarbend Apartment Complex

Stranger Danger

The Fort Myers Police Department is asking that parents and their children be aware of recent reports citing suspicious encounters or conversations with unidentified individuals. Officers were dispatched to Cedarbend Drive on Tuesday March 5th in referenc...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

FMPD PAL Football Recruiting 13 & 14-Year-Old Players

PAL Logo

The Fort Myers Police Athletic League (PAL) has openings on its football program for 13 and 14-year-old players who want to be a part of the Florida Elite Youth Football League during the Spring and Fall Seasons. Players and parents are encouraged to cont...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

FMPD Swears-in Ten New Officers

Congratulations

In a ceremony held this afternoon, March 1st, 2019, in the City of Fort Myers Council Chambers, Chief Derrick Diggs welcomed the largest swearing – in of new officers since he became the Chief of the FMPD. The group of 10 men and women included ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

FMPD Seeking Information on Female Target Thief

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to help identify a female suspect for a theft that occurred from the Target Department Store at 9350 Dynasty Drive. On Friday, February 1, 2019 the suspect stole over $600.00 wo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Help ID Stadler Drive Burglary Suspect

Identify Me

On Wednesday evening February 20, 2019 a burglary suspect was seen on surveillance video at 1243 Stadler Drive. The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking to identify the suspect who stole a yellow colored AMC Bicycle from the car port. The bicycle has a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2019

FMPD Searching for Child Attempted Child Abductor

Stranger Danger

Thursday February 28, 2019 at approximately 4:45pm, a Hispanic male approached a female child in the area of Linhart and Cortez Boulevards and attempted to lure the child into his vehicle. He is described as having a snake tattoo on his forearm and additi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2019

FMPD Officers Share Mission BBQ Officer of the Month Award

Congratulations

Fort Myers Police Chief Derrick Diggs presented Officers Trevor Roberts and Mitchell Daniels with the Mission BBQ Officer of the Month awards to recognize them for their work in apprehending a habitual offender and confiscating illegal drugs. On February ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Substation

Extra Extra

On Tuesday February 26, 2019 at 3:00 PM the Children’s Network of Southwest Florida and the Fort Myers Police Department will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for a new police substation at 4150 Ford Street Extension. The new sta...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Arrest made in Purse Snatching Robberies

Arrested

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department were alerted to a vehicle burglary in progress on Wednesday February 19, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m. at 4655 Deleon Street. Upon Arrival officers contacted the victim who reported seeing a young black mal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Traffic Stop Leads to Narcotics Arrest

Arrested

On Thursday February 21, 2019 at approximately 9:00 a.m. Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a late model Nissan Altima with window tinting beyond legal limits. After stopping the vehicle, the driver was identified a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Arrests Made in Aggravated Battery of Co-Worker

Arrested

Fort Myers police responded to an incident at 1605 Seaboard Avenue around 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Officers met with a victim, identified as Antonio Jesus Sardinas (DOB 04-09-1971) who reported he was beaten by two co-workers during an ar...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2019

FMPD Supports the PACE Center for Girls

PACE presentation 2019

The Fort Myers Police Department presented a check for $13,000 to the PACE Center for Girls of Lee County on Friday, February 15, 2019. Chief Derrick Diggs handed an oversize check representing the donation to PACE Executive Director Meg Geltner and Chair...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2019

FMPD Ceremony held to Remember Fallen Officers

Honor Chair1

Fort Myers Police Department Chief Derrick Diggs along with fellow law enforcement agencies, family members and law enforcement remembrance organizations participated in an event to remember and commemorate members who have fallen in the line of duty. Sev...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2019

FMPD to be presented with a Fallen Officer Honor Chair

Extra Extra

On Monday, February 18. 2019 at 3 p.m. the Fort Myers police department will be presented with a Fallen Officers Honor Chair by the non-profit group “Saving a Hero’s Place, incorporated.” The presentation of the chair will ta...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2019

FMPD Investigating Robberies in Vicinity of Matthew Dr. and DeLeon St.

Crime Scene

The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating two robbery scenes this afternoon near Deleon Street and Matthew Drive of purses being stolen from two different women. The first robbery occurred on Matthew Drive with the female victim being approached b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

FMPD Officer Megan Pate named City Employee of the Quarter

FM_4thQtr2018-Pate TILE

Officer Megan Pate of the Fort Myers Police Department was named the City of Fort Myers Employee of the Quarter for the 4th quarter of 2018. Chief Derrick Diggs presented the officer with a trophy and certificate on behalf of the City and thanked the offi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2019

UPDATE FMPD Suspect Arrested in Text Threat to FM High School

Arrested

The Fort Myers police Department has released the identity of the teenage suspect responsible for the text threat against Fort Myers High School. Arrested this morning was Trayvon Campbell (Date of Birth 8/28/2001) on felony charges that include; written ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Identities Sought for Pair of Suspected Target Shoplifters

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured male and female suspects in reference to a theft that occurred on February 4, 2019. The suspects are seen on a video surveillance still after they al...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Text Threat at Fort Myers High FMPD Increases Security and Makes Arrest

Arrested

During a Fort Myers High School basketball game on Wednesday evening, February 13, 2019 a FMPD School Resource Officer became aware of threatening text messages. The messages were being sent by a known suspect stating that he would shoot a targeted indivi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2019

US Marshalls and FMPD Make Arrest on Henderson Avenue Shooting

Arrested

On Friday afternoon February 8, 2019 the US Marshall’s Service working with the Fort Myers Police Department’s Gang Suppression Unit arrested Mr. Joseph Anthony Ferguson in relation to the shootings that took place on Henderson Avenue ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Suspects Sought in Drive-by Shooting on Sumter

Shooting Splash Image

Thursday night February 4, 2019 Fort Myers Police responded to a disturbance at approximately 11:30 p.m. in reference to a male who had been wounded by gunfire at 1122 Sumter Drive. Once on scene officers located Antonio Thomas (date of birth 7/23/1978) s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Stray Bullet Wounds One near Fowler Street

Shooting Splash Image

Fort Myers Police Officers were responding to a report of shots being fired from a silver or grey SUV near Metro Parkway and Winkler Avenue on Thursday afternoon, February 4, 2019. While searching for the suspect vehicle they were alerted to a wounded mal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Two Females Sought for Using Stolen Credit Cards

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is searching for two black females who entered the South Fort Myers Wal-Mart Store at 14821 Ben C Pratt/6 Mile Cypress Parkway and made several purchases with stolen credit cards. The purchases were made by the pair on Dec...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2019

FMPD Investigating Shooting on Henderson Avenue

Shooting Splash Image

On Thursday night January 31, 2019 at approximately 8:10 pm Fort Myers Police Officers responded to an alert from the ShotSpotter system of gunfire that occurred at 2259 Henderson Avenue. Upon arrival officers discovered three wounded individuals, one in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Assistance for Identity of Credit Card Thief

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect who was captured on video at several area businesses using stolen credit cards. The pictured suspect burglarized an automobile and went on a shopping spree in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2019

FMPD Releases Cause of Death In Floral Drive Investigation

Homicide-Investigation-graphic

The Fort Myers Police Department has determined the investigation into the death of Kenya Ellis and Julian Ellis to be a murder/suicide. Police believe Kenya Ellis murdered her son Julian before taking her own life. Both Kenya and Julian died from gunshot...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Public Help is Sought in Identifying Shoe Thief

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who entered the Rack Room Shoes store at 3242 Forum Blvd and stole 6 pairs of shoes. The stolen merchandise is valued at over $300.00 dollars. The ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2019

FMPD Holds Promotion Ceremony

Congratulations on Promotion

On Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 the Fort Myers Police Department promoted nine officers to command positions at a ceremony held at the Heritage Palms County Club. According to Chief Derrick Diggs the promotions were “an acknowledgment of hard work...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2019

FMPD Makes Homicide Arrest

Homicide-Investigation-graphic

On Saturday January 19, 2019 at approximately 9:46 p.m. officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a 911 call from a woman reporting that a man was shot at 1635 Marsh Avenue in the City. At that address police found the body of Eddie Trav...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Downtown Cameras Instrumental in Guilty Verdict

Arrested

Video evidence from cameras mounted in downtown Fort Myers by the Fort Myers Police Department were important pieces of evidence in the trial of Derek Riccobono who was found guilty as charged for Attempted First Degree Murder and Discharging a firearm fr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Celebration Details

Special Event

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March is scheduled for Monday, January 21, 2019. The formation area will be at the Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Library 3095 Blount Street.  It will open at 9:00 am and the march is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am. The Fort...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Stranger Approaching Children – Superior St. @ E. Riverside Drive

Stranger Danger

The Fort Myers Police Department has been alerted to a stranger that attempted to lure two children into her car this morning at approximately 7:30 a.m. near the area of Superior Street and East Riverside Drive. The suspect is described as a thin black fe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

FMPD Pursing Two Escapees from Halfway House

Prisoner Escape

The Fort Myers Police Department is pursuing two escaped prisoners from the Price Halfway House at 2515 Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers. The two prisoners are identified as Adam Phillips, a white male (date of birth 02-06-2000) and Christopher Walters, also a ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2019

FMPD Seeks Two Female Shoplifters

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The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking to identify two holiday shoplifters in reference to a theft at the Burlington Department Store at 4650 South Cleveland Avenue (US 41). The thefts took place on December 16, 2018 and the pictured suspects arrived...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Fowler Street/Colonial Blvd. Crash Results in DUI Arrest

Hart, Alan

On Sunday Morning January 6, 2019 at approximately 7:23 Fort Myers Police responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Colonial Boulevard and Fowler Street. Upon arrival officers discovered that the driver, later identified as Alan Hart (date of bi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

FMPD Responds to Fights at Fly Lounge

Arrested

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department were monitoring the Fly Lounge (2158 Colonial Boulevard) during closing on Friday, January 4, 2018 at approximately 1:45 a.m. as a large crowd was exiting the club. While in the parking lot several patrons of...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Technology and Teamwork take Guns off the Streets

Arrested

On New Year’s Eve at approximately 11:30 p.m., Fort Myers Police Patrol Officers were notified by a ShotSpotter alert of gunfire at 3647 Minnesota Drive. Neighborhood video surveillance also reported three males were being observed loading a rif...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

FMPD makes Video Voyeur Arrest

Portillio, Marvin Hernan

A Fort Myers Police Bicycle Officer was notified on evening of December 27th, 2018, that a patron at the downtown House of Pizza was seen taking videos or pictures with his cell phone up unsuspecting women’s dresses. The manager of the store was...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

FMPD Releases Name of Pedestrian Fatality from Colonial @ Ortiz

Fatal Crash

The Fort Myers Police Department has released the name of the pedestrian who was struck and killed near the intersection of Colonial Boulevard and Ortiz Avenue on December 27th at approximately 7:30 pm. Elba L. Garces (date of birth 01/08/43) was discover...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

FMPD Seeks Information on Burlington Grand Theft Suspects

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Fort Myers Police are seeking the identities of three woman who were working as a team to shoplift merchandise for the Burlington Department Store (formally Burlington Coat Factory) at 4650 South Cleveland Avenue (US 41) in Fort Myers. It is believed the ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 24, 2018

FMPD Seeks Suspects in Unsuccessful Circle K Robbery Attempt

Identify Me

Fort Myers Police responded to a report of a robbery in progress at approximately 3:30 am, December 24, 2018. Three armed and disguised robbery suspects, driving a dull green hatchback entered the Circle K at 2657 Colonial Blvd and ordered the clerk into ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Victorious PAL Boxers Seek Sponsors for Next Level

2018 Silver Gloves

The Fort Myers Police Athletic League (PAL) Boxing Team has garnered more championships and is seeking sponsors to help them move onto the next level of national competition. This past week team members competed in the 2018 Florida State Silver Gloves tou...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Shotspotter Technology Assists in Drug Bust

Francisco,Ramiro Juan

On December 18, 2018 at approximately 11 p.m. patrol officers with the Fort Myers Police Department received a Shotspotter alert of gunfire located at 3931 Madison Avenue. Upon responding to the scene, the officers discovered a pickup truck behind the res...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2018

FMPD Releases Names of Recent Accident Victims

Fatal Crash

Over the past several days the Fort Myers Police Department responded to two traffic fatalities which are still under investigation. The First occurred on Thursday night December 13, 2018 on State Road 82. The deceased has been identified as Filipe Da Sil...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Fake Credit Cards Confiscated by FMPD

Washington, Terris Devon

A fraudster using fake credit cards to purchase high end merchandise was arrested by Fort Myers Police on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at a local jewelry store. According to the business owner, Terris Devon Washington (date of birth 12/17/90), had previou...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2018

FMPD Investigating Bassie Court Shooting

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Shortly after midnight on Wednesday December 13, 2018 Fort Myers Police officers responded to an alert of gunfire at 3309 Bassie Court. When officers arrived, they found a deceased male identified as Sam Wigfals (date of birth 08/15/61) with a gunshot wou...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Fort Myers Officers Conduct Drug and Guns Arrest

Benitez, Jose Juan

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to an anonymous complaint of shots fired on Sunday December 9th, 2018 at approximately 12:17 AM at 3538 Seminole Avenue. When officers arrived, they observed two males in a car parked behind the res...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2018

FMPD Seeks Assistance Identifying an Individual

FMPD_Suspect

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male subject in this picture in reference to a vehicle burglary and fraud. The incident occurred on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the male is known to drive a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Car Burglar Arrested at Centre Point Apartments

Washek

Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department made a burglary arrest last night, Wednesday December 5, 2018, at approximately 11:15 p.m. at the Centre Point Apartments located at 2121 Collier Avenue. A resident of the complex reported that three males we...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2018

FMPD Responds to Shots Fired and Apprehends Suspects

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On Friday, November 30, 2018, officers with the Fort Myers Police Department were on patrol at approximately 2:06 a.m. near Golfview and Cleveland Avenues when they heard gunshots. The officers immediately began to search the area and were flagged down by...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Shooting Victim Discovered at Cranford and Guava Streets

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On Thursday, November 29, 2018, at approximately 7:30pm, Fort Myers Police Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Seaboard Street and Michigan Avenue in reference to a report of shots fired. While investigating officers discovered that a vehicle ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Fort Myers PAL Boxers Continue Winning

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Earlier this month the Fort Myers Police Athletic League (PAL) boxers competed in the USA Boxing Florida State Championships and brought back six championship titles and a silver award. Two weeks later the PAL Boxing Academy took 7 boxers and coaching sta...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2018

FMPD Apprehends Alhambra Drive Burglar

Lewis Ladson

On Thursday November 15,2018 at approximately 1 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department was contacted by a resident of Alhambra Drive that a young male with a bicycle was seen looking thru the front door of a neighbor’s house and then hiding his b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2018

“Man Arrested For Attempted Murder”

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On Sunday, November 18, 2018 at approximately 4:55pm, officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to 9822 Bernwood Place Drive in reference to a male armed with a long gun shooting at vehicles. Once on scene, officers spoke to several witness...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Bag Groceries for FMPD COACH Thanksgiving Drive

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The Fort Myers Police Department’s COACH (Community Outreach Against Child Hunger) program got many helping hands today from area middle and grade school students who bagged food to be distributed to needy families for Thanksgiving. The COACH ca...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Junior ROTC Runners make Donation to FMPD

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The Fort Myers Police Department Cops & Joggers committee presented members of the Mariner High School JROTC program with an award for being the fastest JROTC Team in the 11th Annual Cops & Joggers 5K Race which was held on October 13th, 2018. At ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Evans Avenue Hit & Run Victim Remains in Critical Condition

Hit and Run

The female cyclist involved in a hit and run accident early Sunday morning at approximately 2 AM is still listed in critical condition at Lee Memorial Hospital. Fort Myers Police have released a photograph of a similar vehicle they recovered parts from ne...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2018

FMPD Seeks Information on Evans Avenue Hit & Run

Hit and Run

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking assistance from the public regarding a hit and run crash. This morning (11/11/2018) at approximately 2:00 AM a vehicle struck a female bicyclist in the area of Evans Avenue just North of Dr. Martin Luther King J...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Fort Myers PAL Boxers Win Six Championships

2018 Winning Team

The Fort Myers Police Athletic League (PAL) boxers competed in the USA Boxing 2018 Florida State Champions in Palatka, Florida on November 2,3 and 4 and brought back six state championships and one silver award. Coach Jose Ojeda along with Assistant Coach...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2018

FMPD Receives Donation Check from Mission BBQ

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The Fort Myers location of Mission BBQ presented the Fort Myers Police Department 2018 Cops & Joggers 5K/Fallen Officers Memorial Foundation with a check for $1500.00 based on sales of their Hometown Heroes Red Cups. Presenting the check to Lt. Jeffer...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Fort Myers Police Department Awarded 2018 Second Chance Act Grant to Improve Public Safety

Extra Extra

Fort Myers Police Department was awarded a $1,000,000.00 federal grant to provide services that prevent recidivism, reduce crime, and protect public safety. The award is a part of the 2018 Second Chance Act grant program funded and administered by the U.S...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2018

UPDATE Glenn Drive Shooting Investigation

Tyson

The Fort Myers Police Department has identified the victim of the November 1, 2018 shooting on Glenn Drive and is investigating the incident as a homicide. The deceased male’s name was Michael Tyson (date of birth April 26, 1987.) If any member ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2018

FMPD Sponsors Fair and Impartial Policing Seminar

Extra Extra

The Fort Myers Police Department is conducting a one-and-a-half-day program on Fair & Impartial Policing at the City Pier building on Thursday and Friday November 1st and 2nd. The seminars will be conducted by Dr. Lorie Fridell, a professor of crimino...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2018

“The Fort Myers Police Department Continues Efforts to Reduce Violent Crime Seizing Six Firearms, Dr

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On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, The Fort Myers Police Departments Special Enforcement Division, with the assistance of FMPD SWAT, Gang Suppression Unit and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tabaco, Firearms and Explosives executed a search warrant at 4004 Iroquois Ave...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2018

FMPD Seeks ID of Burlington Thief

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The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking assistance Identifying a suspect that ran out of the Burlington Coat Factory store on October 7, 2018 with an estimated $1000.00 in merchandise.  The suspect entered the store at approximately 7:30 p.m....

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Identity Sought for Debit Card Thief

Debit Card Thief

The Fort Myers police Department is seeking help in identifying the person pictured, known only as “Richard,” who is a suspect in the theft a debit card and some jewelry. The victim has reported that the debit card was recently used at...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2018

FMPD Sends Supplies to Mexico Beach Police

Mexico Beach

A little over one year ago Fort Myers Police Officer Edward Cutie, Jr. launched a drive to fill a truck with relief supplies and head south to his hometown police department in Key West which had been devastated by Hurricane Irma. Now he is heading North ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2018

FMPD Investigating Shooting at Blake Street and Palm Avenue

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The Fort Myers Police Department responded to a report of gunshots on Tuesday, October 16th at approximately 8:56 p.m. at the intersection of Blake Street and Palm Avenue in the city. When officers arrived on the scene at 2132 Palm Avenue they found sever...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2018

FMPD Releases Picture of Suspect Vehicle

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The Fort Myers Police Department has released video stills taken from two surveillance cameras of the suspect vehicle (dark colored sedan) which was involved in a double homicide at the Sungold Plaza at US 41 and Hanson Street.  The dark colored ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2018

FMPD Seeks Public Assistance

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The Fort Myers Police Department conducted an 11AM media briefing today at the corner of US 41 (Cleveland Avenue) and Hanson Street, the site of a fatal shooting.  The incident is believed to have taken place at approximately 10:25 p.m. on Wednes...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2018

FMPD Responds to Shots Fired at Thomas Street Residence

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The Fort Myers Police Department and additional emergency vehicles are on the scene of an incident at 3318 Thomas Street where shots have been reported and one person is wounded. The wounded male has been transported to Lee Memorial Hospital and is curren...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

461 Runners Registered for Cops & Joggers

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With a week to go 461 runners have registered so far for the 11th Annual Fort Myers Police Department’s “Cops & Joggers 5K” on Saturday night, October 13th. This year’s race is dedicated to fallen FMPD officer A...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2018

FMPD Investigating Possible Homicide on Davis Court

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At approximately 8:43 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018 Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to reports of shots being heard at 2148 Davis Court in Fort Myers. Upon arrival they found a male subject deceased lying near the driveway who w...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Wednesday is National Coffee with a Cop Day

Coffee with a COP

Wednesday, October 3rd is recognized as National Coffee with a Cop Day and Campo Felice is honoring the Fort Myers Police Department by hosting a Coffee with a Cop reception from 9a.m. to 11a.m. in their lobby.  The event is open to residents and...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2018

FMPD Update on Homicide Suspects

Thornton

The Fort Myers Police Department reports it has located one of two individuals it recently highlighted in a release to the media. Ernest Foster (date of birth December 3, 1991) has been located as a person of interest in an active homicide investigation a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2018

FMPD Makes Three Arrests after Traffic Stop

Crash Arrests

On Thursday, September 20, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle on Romeo Lane that was reported to contain three males armed with a handgun. As officers proceeded to conduct a traffic sto...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

FMPD Apprehends Suspects Reported to Have Guns

Crime Scene

The Fort Myers Police Department attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle on Romeo Lane Thursday Afternoon at approximately 12:30 p.m...  A citizen called police and reported the subjects in the vehicle were armed with a handgun. The vehicle was id...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

FMPD Releases Names of Traffic Fatality Victims

Fatal Crash

The Fort Myers Police Department has contacted next of kin and released the names of the two traffic fatality victims from Wednesday, September 19, 2018. The first was Ronald William Bond (Date of Birth 6/15/1955), a pedestrian who was struck by a car whi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

FMPD Seeks Tips in Homicide Investigation

Persons of interest

The Fort Myers Police Department Homicide Unit is seeking the public’s assistance locating two individuals in an active homicide investigation. Curtis Thornton (date of birth January 31, 1989) and Ernest Foster (date of birth December 3, 1991) a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2018

FMPD Arrests Arson Suspect of Evans Avenue Fire

Palmer

On September 18, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a female that had been set on fire. Officers responded to the scene, 2922 Evans Avenue to find Thelma Shelby had suffered burns to various a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Fatal Crash on Edison Bridge (Business US 41)

Fatal Crash

On Wednesday September 12, 2018, at approximately 6:47 AM, The Fort Myers Police Department responded to a traffic crash on the southbound span of the Edison Bridge (Business US 41). The crash involved a moped and another vehicle. The driver of the moped,...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2018

FMPD Release Identity of Cuba Street Shooting Victim

Crime Scene

The Fort Myers Police Department has released the identity of the shooting victim discovered this morning at approximately 3:16 a.m. at 2210 Cuba Street. The deceased has been identified as Aaron Lumar Johnson of Cape Coral, FL.  (A black male, d...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2018

FMPD Investigating Apparent Homicide on Cuba Street

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Officers of the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at 2210 Cuba Street, Fort Myers on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at approximately 3:16 a.m.  When police arrived on scene they made contact with a witness who report...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Learn About Internet Crimes Aimed at Your Children

Extra Extra

For parents who may wonder or even joke that their child knows more about the internet than they do; they’re right and the Fort Myers police Department wants to offer help. 

Children today are among the first generation that has grown up with the ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

FMPD Responds to Shooting Incident on Dunbar Avenue

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The Fort Myers police Department responded to a reported shooting at approximately 4:50 a.m. on September 4, 2018 in front of 3137 Dunbar Avenue. Upon arrival officers discovered a wounded male who was bleeding from his right leg. 

After securing ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Registration Open for 11th Annual Cops & Joggers

Cops Joggers

The nighttime course along and over the Caloosahatchee River will be illuminated with red and blue lights from police cruisers, motorcycles, firetrucks and more as the Fort Myers Police Department celebrates the 11th annual Cops & Joggers 5K Run and F...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

FMPD Officers Launch Child Hunger Campaign Titled “C.O.A.C.H.”

Extra Extra

Community Outreach Against Child Hunger or “C.O.A.C.H” is the brain child of Sergeant Jackie Garrett and Officer Megan Pate of the Fort Myers Police Department. As part of their involvement with the community policing effort, promoted ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Tip leads to Drugs and Gun Taken off the Street

Trevon Tillman

On Sunday August 12, 2018 at approximately 12 midnight, Fort Myers Police officers responded to 1588 Lockwood Drive in reference to an anonymous complaint of drug sales. Upon arrival the officers made contact with a male sitting in the front passenger sea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Viewing and Funeral Services for Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

The below information is confirmed for viewing and funeral services for Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller:

A viewing will be held on Sunday, August 5th, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Gendron Funeral Home, 2325 East Mall Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33901.  T...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2018

UPDATE - Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

It is with a heavy heart that we inform our community that Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller has passed away as a result of the injuries sustained on Saturday, July 21st.  We ask that you continue to pray for Officer Jobbers-Miller's ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller Fund

Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

Fort Myers Police Department Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller was wounded in the line of duty on July 21st, 2018.

https://www.gofundme.com/officer-adam-jobbersmiller-fund***Official Fort Myers Police Department Fund set up for the sole purpose of helping Office...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2018

UPDATE – Wounded Fort Myers Police Officer

Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller

The Fort Myers Police Department has released the identity of the Officer wounded in the line of duty Saturday night at approximately 7:30 while answering a call at the Marathon Gas station on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Fort Myers. Officer A...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2018

Fort Myers Police Officer Shot and Wounded

Crime Scene

An officer with the Fort Myers Police Department was shot and wounded at approximately 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21st on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Boulevard near Flint Drive. The officer has been transported to Lee Memorial Hospital and is in s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Three FMPD Members Nominated for Rotary Officer of the Year

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The Rotary Club of Fort Myers South has announced that three Fort Myers Police Officers have been nominated for the organization’s 2018 Officer of the Year award. Those nominated from the department are Sergeant Domonic Zammit, Officer Emelia Lo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2018

FMPD Gang Unit Seize Guns in Fly Lounge Parking Lot

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Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department’s Gang Suppression Unit were conducting survelliance at approximatley 1:30 a.m. in the Fly Lounge parking lot at 2158 Colonial Boulevard on Thursday morning, June 14, 2018, when they noticed a suspi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2018

FMPD Investigates Fowler Street Hit & Run Fatality

Crime Scene

On Tuesday night June 12th Fort Myers Police reported to the scene of a fatal hit and run accident of vehicles vs. a pedestrian in front of 2250 Fowler Street. Upon arrival officers discovered a deceased male in the middle of the street, FMPD is withholdi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Fort Myers Police Seek ID of Jewelry Store Robbery Suspect

Kay Jeweler thief

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking information on the identity and/or location of a black male seen on surveillance video walking out of Kay Jewelers at 9374 Six Miles Cypress Parkway on Monday June 11 with a Diamond Solitaire Ring.  The...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2018

FMPD Lt. Victor Medico Graduates from FBI Training Academy

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The Fort Myers Police Department is proud to announce that Lieutenant Victor Medico graduated on Friday, June 8th from the 272nd session of the FBI National Academy held at Quantico, Virginia. Lt. Medico completed the internationally known, 10 week law en...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Man Wounded by Gunfire at Apartment Complex

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Fort Myers Police responded to reports of a man being shot on May 31st, 2018, at approximately 8:39 P.M, at 4135 Ambrosia Drive in Fort Myers. Upon arrival at the Portofino Apartment Complex officers found that a victim, Thelton Jacobs, (DOB July 26, 1977...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2018

FMPD Seeks Identity of Male Exposing Himself to Young Female

Identify Me

The Fort Myers Police are seeking to identify a white male who exposed himself to a young girl at the Wal-Mart located at 4770 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. The white male is approximately 5'9" to 5'10" wearing a blue polo shirt, khakis, a b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2018

KOHL’s Shoplifter Sought by FMPD

Kohls Who Am I

On Sunday, 05/27/2018 the KOHL’s Department store at 9357 Ben C Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Parkway in Fort Myers, contacted the Fort Myers Police Department regarding a theft observed on the store’s surveillance system. A loss prevention s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Still Time to Enroll for FMPD Respect for Law Camp

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Time is running out to register for the FMPD “Respect for Law” camp to be held at Bishop Verot High School for four days and 3 nights from June 7th to the 10th.  The overnight camp is open to children ages 11-14 and activities...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2018

FMPD Community Coordinators Reaching Out to Youth Programs

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The Fort Myers Police Department Dunbar Community Policing Coordinators are inviting families and youth based summer program coordinators to participate in a joint meeting to promote and publicize organization activities and programs for youths this Summe...

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