News Flash

Posted on: January 20, 2021

1984 Cold Case Homicide Closed

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News Release

January 20, 2021

On June 26, 1984, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call of shots being fired in the area of Palm Ave and Lincoln Blvd.  Upon arrival, officers located Claretha Gibbs (date of birth 05/01/1953) who was su...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Fleeing Felon captured once again

Arrested

Press Release

January 11, 2021

On the morning of Saturday, January 9, 2021 Officers of the Fort Myers Police Department approached a red pick-up truck in the 7/11 gas station with a white male asleep at the wheel. The male later identified to be 44-year-old...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Utana Homicide Arrest

Crime Scene

(For Immediate Release)

Date: October 14, 2020

Utana Avenue Homicide Arrest

 

Overnight, Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to 126 Utana Avenue and located the deceased victim.

Within minutes, Officers located and detained a lone...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Child Porn Arrest

Arrested

For Immediate Release

October 9, 2020

Task Force Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department received a Cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in reference to child pornography.

 

Through extensive work, Task Force Of...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Neighborhood complaints lead to Drug Arrest

Drug Bust

For Immediate Release

October 09, 2020

On Thursday, October 8, 2020 at approximately 2:45 p.m. Detectives with the Fort Myers Police Department Special Enforcement Division Vice/ Narcotic Unit, GVI, Patrol, along with S.W.A.T., served a narcotic search warr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Sunrise Towers Robbery Arrests

Arrested

On Thursday, September 24th, 2020, at 2:57am officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to 2845 Central Ave in reference to robbery in progress.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim who was suffering from a bloody nose. &n...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Release of Mark43 Technology

mark43

(For Immediate Release)

Date: September 22, 2020

Launch of Mark43

On September 22, 2020, the Fort Myers Police Department is excited to announce the unveiling of their new and highly advanced CAD and RMS system known as Mark43. This transition was led by our...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Update to Traffic Crash (Dr Martin Luther King/Ortiz)

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(Fort Immediate Release)

Date: September 14, 2020

 

Update to Dr Martin Luther King/Ortiz traffic crash from August 8, 2020

On Saturday August 8, 2020 at approximately 9:59pm the Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a traffic ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Homicide Investigation

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(Fort Immediate Release)

Date: September 8, 2020

 

Homicide Investigation

 

On Monday September 7, 2020 at approximately 8:42 pm Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department respond to D & D Grocery located at 3500 Dr Martin Luther King...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Donation Thank You!

Great Job

(Fort Immediate Release)

Date: September 4, 2020

 

Thank you for your donation!

 

Recently, Mr Ted Sottong from Pick Up The Ball, Inc which is located at 3594 Broadway, Suite 130 Fort Myers, Florida 33905, kindly donated a generous amount of ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Unlocked Vehicle Burglary Arrests and(For Immediate Release) Date: September 2, 2020 PSA

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(For Immediate Release)

Date: September 2, 2020

 Lock it or Lose it PSA

This is a Public Service Announcement intended to keep our citizens informed and encourage our community to value their own possessions. The below listed incidents have recently...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Search Warrant Yields Arrests

Drug Bust

(For Immediate Release)

Date: August 26, 2020

Search Warrant yields Arrests

On Monday, August 24th, 2020 Detectives with the Fort Myers Police Department Vice/ Narcotics Unit, assisted the Homicide Unit with a search warrant at 2855 Winkler Avenue, unit #103...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Attempted Murder Fugitive arrest

Arrested

On Saturday August 22, 2020 at approximately 9:00PM, Officers from the Group Violence Intervention Unit observed Ladarius Boston (12/06/98) standing in front of 3629 Highland Avenue. 

Officers were aware that Boston currently had an active felony ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Child Pornography Arrest

Arrested

For Immediate Release

July 24, 2020

Child Pornography Arrest

An investigation that originated at the Osceola County Sherriff’s Office, when they received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in reference to child pornog...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Search Warrant Yields Drug Arrests

Drug Bust

For Immediate Release

July 10, 2020

Search Warrant Yields Drug Arrests

On July 9, 2020 at approximately 3:30pm, Detectives with the Fort Myers Police Department Vice/ Narcotics Unit, uniformed officers and SWAT officers, served a search war...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 4, 2020

Dispel Rumors and Traffic Stop Etiquette

Extra Extra

(For Immediate Release)

Date: July 4, 2020

Traffic Stop Etiquette

On July 3, 2020 at approximately 2314 hours a traffic stop was initiated by our Group Violence Intervention Unit, mid-block of Verona Street for a minor traffic infraction.A cA traffic stop is...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Chevron Attempted Robbery

Investigation-Graphic

On Thursday, July 2, 2020 the Fort Myers Police Department received a 911 from the Chevron Gas Station located at 3008 Cleveland Avenue in reference to a just occurred Robbery to the business. Officers in the  immediate area quickly started a per...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Tip Leads to Hotel Drug Bust

Drug Bust

For Immediate Release

June 23, 2020

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at approximately 12:15 p.m., the S.E.D. Vice/ Narcotics Unit along with Patrol, F.H.P. K-9 and CPC Officer William Schettino executed a narcotics search warrant at The Hyatt Place Hotel, located...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2020

Drug Complaints lead to Search Warrant arrests

Drug Bust

For Immediate Release 

June 20, 2020

On Friday, June 19, 2020, at approximately 4:45 p.m., the S.E.D. Vice/ Narcotics Unit along with GVI, Patrol, Intel and S.W.A.T. executed a narcotics search warrant at 2776 Lemon Street, a long-time street level...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Park at Positano Shooting Update

Investigation-Graphic

(For Immediate Release)

Date: June 9, 2020

Shooting Update

On Monday, June 8, 2020, at approximately 12:22pm, officers with the Fort Myers Police Department responded to 2735 Colonial Blvd (Park at Positano) for a 911 call in reference to an altercation in t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Traffic Fatality

Fatal Crash

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 28, 2020

Traffic Fatality

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at approximately 7:12 P.M. The Fort Myers Police Department received a call for service near the intersection of State Road 82 and Lightard Knott Lane about a traffic cra...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Publix Burglary Arrest

Arrested

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 27, 2020

Publix Burglary Arrest

On May 27, 2020, at approximately 1:30 am Fort Myers Police Officers responded to Publix located at 5781 Lee Boulevard in reference an alarm call.

Once on scene Officers determined a male that ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Search warrant yields arrest

Arrested

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 22, 2020

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 22, 2020

Computer Pornography Yields Arrest

On May 19, 2020 members of the Fort Myers Police Department conducted a residential search warrant in the Marina Bay neighborhood, located ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Arson Arrest

Arrested

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 18, 2020

Structure Fire Southward Village

At approximately 1046 hours the Fort Myers Police responded to a structure fire at 3125 Dora Street located in Southward Village.

There was no one in the residence at the time and the...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Shooting on Cuba

Investigation-Graphic

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 18, 2020

Shooting on Cuba Street

Fort Myers Police is on the scene of a shooting at 2213 Cuba Street.

At this time, we have one subject being transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with injuries. We ask that bystanders avoid th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Suspicious Package

Investigation-Graphic

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 11, 2020

Suspicious Package

At approximately 1123 hours the Fort Myers Police Department received a call from administrators at the administrative building of Renaissance Preserve located at 4224 Renaissance Preserve Way, Fo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2020

FMPD Canines receive donation of body armor

Gunny

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 8, 2020

Fort Myers Police Department’s K9s Gunny and Janko have received donation of body armor

Fort Myers Police Department’s K9s Gunny and Janko have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Kidnapping Arrest

Breaking News

(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 7, 2020

Kidnapping Arrest Update

The Fort Myers Police Department investigated an Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, and Robbery case earlier today where Nancy Petit Frere, date of birth

04-27-92 was arrested.

The investigation sta...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Crime Scene Update

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(For Immediate Release)

Date: May 7, 2020

Active Crime Scene Update

To update from prior release, we are currently working what was a missing person case that has now been deemed suspicious/criminal in nature.

The adult female (approximately mid 20’...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Sexual Battery Arrests

Arrested

(For Immediate Release)

Date: April 30, 2020

Sexual Battery Arrests

The Fort Myers Police Department investigated two separate cases involving a juvenile victim who had been repeatedly sexually abused by her two uncles, Elias Pedro Castaneda H/M 01-15-1989 a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Robbery Arrests

Arrested

(For Immediate Release)

Date: April 28, 2020

Robbery Arrests

After a sequence of events stemming from a Robbery to a person with a Firearm, on April 22, 2020 at Sunterra Apartments located at 3541 Evans Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida, we would like to advise th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Circle K Shooting Arrest

Arrested

(For Immediate Release)

Date: April 28, 2020

Circle K Shooting

On 4/28/2020 at approximately 1:22am while on uniformed marked patrol within the city limits of Fort Myers, Officer Kelly was dispatched to the Circle K gas station located at 3614 Cleveland Ave ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Child Traffic Fatality

Investigation-Graphic

(For Immediate Release)

Date: April 27, 2020

Child Traffic Fatality

The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a Fatal Traffic Crash that took place Sunday (April 26, 2020) afternoon in the area of Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard and Dora Street.

It is wi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Traffic Homicide Arrest

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For Immediate Release

April 20, 2020

Traffic Homicide Arrest

The Fort Myers Police Department would like to report the arrest of Leslie Joe Zeagler (W/F DOB: 2/28/1990). The arrest of Zeagler in is connection with a fatal traffic crash that took place on Feb...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Bomb Threat Arrest

Arrested

On 4-16-2020, Fort Myers Police Officers responded to the area of Prince St and Edison Ave, in reference to a bomb threat made against a business in the area. Several Officers responded to the scene and secured the area, pending a sweep. The Lee County Sh...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Show of Appreciation for Lee Health

Special Event

On April 16, 2020 around sunset, The Fort Myers Police Department arrived at Lee Memorial Hospital located at 2776 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida to express our gratitude to the heroes who are truly on the Front Lines of this pandemic. 

We ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Bomb Threat 2360 Prince Street

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On April 16, 2020 at approximately 0325 hours, Fort Myers Police received a bomb threat via cell phone. 

 

Officers immediately responded to the location of the threat located at 2360 Prince Street, Fort Myers, Florida and began roping off...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Shooting incident on Blake Street

Arrested

On April 14, 2020 Officers responded to a shots fired call in the 2700 block of Blake Street, Fort Myers, Florida.

Upon arrival Officers along with the Group Violence Intervention Unit were able to locate all parties and detain two individuals.

After thorou...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Shooting Arrest

Arrested

On 4/14/2020, at approximately 5:00am, Officers of the Fort Myers Police Department responded to the area of Willin Street and Ford Street in reference to a female victim whose vehicle had been shot after a brief vehicle chase in the area of Work Dr/Canal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Shots Fired at 2746 Blake Street

Investigation-Graphic

On April 14, 2020 at approximately 1249 hours, Fort Myers Police responded to a ShotSpotter Gunfire Alert near the area of 2746 Blake Street, Fort Myers, Florida.

Through excellent communication between responding Officers and our Group Violence Interventi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Investigation Update

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The State Attorney’s Office of the 20th Judicial Circuit has notified FMPD that they will not be seeking charges against three off duty Fort Myers Police officers concerning an incident that occurred on February 20, 2020, at the Dixie Roadhouse,...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Respect for Law Camp 2020 Cancellation

Law Camp

Our annual Respect for Law Camp, which was scheduled to be held June 11-14th at Dunbar Middle School, Fort Myers, Florida will be officially cancelled for the 2020 year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

It was a difficult decision however the heal...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Sexual Battery Arrest

Arrested

On November 8, 2019, the Fort Myers Police Department received a complaint of Anthony Adetutu (B/M 07-25-1980) committing a Sexual Battery on a Victim Over 12 Under 18 Years Old within the Fort Myers Police Department’s jurisdiction.

Through the ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

FMPD Investigating Shooting

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This morning at approximately 10:50 AM, officers were called to the area of 3784 Central Avenue in reference to a shooting.  The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries as was treated at Lee Memorial Hospital. 

 

Preliminar...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

FMPD Investigating Shooting Near Winkler and Metro

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This morning at approximately 3:14 AM, Lee Memorial Hospital reported to police that a juvenile male with a gunshot wound to the forearm had arrived at the emergency room. While Officers were investigating, a second male juvenile arrived with a gunshot wo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Fort Myers Police Department Awarded Accreditation

CALEA

On Friday, March 20, 2020, Chief Diggs proudly announced the Fort Myers Police Department has been awarded Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, (CALEA). The CALEA Advanced Law Enforcement Accredi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Procedural Changes by the Fort Myers Police Department

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In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Fort Myers Police Department has established several procedural changes. These changes have been made to reduce the risk of exposure to protect our employees and the public. 

For minor crimes, reports may ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

FMPD Searching for Runaway

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Fort Myers Police are searching for a young girl believed to be a runaway and heading to upstate New York. Janine Camardo, age 17, left Lutheran Services at 3634 Central Avenue and was picked up by an unknown male at Veterans Park in Cape Coral. While at ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Fort Myers Police Department Temporarily Closing Lobby

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In an effort to protect our employees and the public from the Coronavirus, the FMPD will be temporarily closing the public lobby located at 2210 Widman Way.  Citizens will continue to receive police services as they do now but without physical ac...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

FMPD Continues Search for Porter Albert

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Continuing efforts to locate missing person Porter Albert the Fort Myers Police Department will be distributing flyers to local businesses along the 3000 block of US 41/Cleveland Avenue. This afternoon at 2PM Detective Vincent Doyle will be speaking with ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

FMPD Searching for Hit & Run Vehicle

Hit and Run

Fort Myers Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on Ballard Road, at approximately 8:00 PM on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The accident occurred near Lura Street and injured a pedestri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Coronoavirus - City Response

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and emergency declarations issued by President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the City of Fort Myers is prepared to meet demands for delivery of essential services, specifically in the areas of public saf...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Arrest Made for Obstruction

Arrested

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, officers with the Fort Myers Police Group Violence Unit attempted to stop a vehicle for numerous traffic violations. The vehicle refused to stop and continued for several city blocks until finally stopping in front of a famil...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2020

FMPD Searching for Car Battery Thief

IDENTIFY THIS SUSPECT

The Fort Myers Police department is asking for assistance in identifying a man seen stealing a battery out of a vehicle parked at Red Bones Bar and Grill at 3604 Palm Beach Boulevard. The suspect was photographed on surveillance footage pulling up to the ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

FMPD Searching for Tool Thief

IDENTIFY THIS SUSPECT

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking assistance identifying a burglary suspect. On Monday, March 2nd, at approximately 10:45 AM, Grand Avenue residents witnessed the suspect leaving a carport with power tools. The male dropped some of the tools and...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2020

FMPD C.O.A.C.H. Auction Raises over $16,000

Special Event

The Fort Myers Police Department’s C.O.A.C.H. program (Community Outreach to Achieve Change on the Homefront) held a fundraiser and silent auction on Sunday, February 23rd at Millennial Brewery and raised $16, 262.00. All the money raised will b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Suspect ID Sought for Carport Burglar

IDENTIFY THIS SUSPECT

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a burglary suspect. The incident occurred at approximately 5:45 AM, on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at a residence in the area of Cranford and Edison Streets. A surveillance camera captu...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Fort Myers Police Department’s K9 Mattis has received donation of body armor

Breaking News

Fort Myers Police Department’s K9 Mattis has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was embroidered with the sentiment “Honoring tho...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2020

FMPD Seeking Help Identifying Aggravated Battery Suspect

IDENTIFY THIS SUSPECT

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking to identify a male suspect who committed an aggravated battery at approximately 1:30 AM on February 10, 2020, at Club Celsius in Downtown Fort Myers. He is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall with a beard and app...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Students Arrested

Arrested

This afternoon, at approximately 4:45pm, officers were called to assist breaking up a fight that was occurring on a Lee County School bus. When the initial officer entered the bus he observed several students fighting. The students refused all commands an...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

FMPD Seeking ID of Suspect in Robbery of Taxi Driver

IDENTIFY THIS SUSPECT

Fort Myers Police are seeking the identity of the woman pictured in surveillance video from the Circle K at 9951 Orange River Boulevard. She is described as a black female, approximately 30 years of age, wearing blue jean shorts and a red tank top with a ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

FMPD Locates Witness from SR82 Crash

Fatal Crash

The potential witness to the fatal accident on State Road 82 has been located. FMPD would like to thank our media partners and the public for their assistance.

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

FMPD Makes Arrest in Michigan Avenue Homicide

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On Saturday afternoon at approximately 4:30 PM., Officers were dispatched to the area of 3653 Michigan Avenue for reports of a male being shot. Responding officers located a male victim bleeding from apparent gunshot wounds and immediately began emergency...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

FMPD Looking for Witnesses to Fatal Accident Involving Child

Fatal Crash

Yesterday at approximately 2:40 PM, officers responded to a vehicle crash in the area of MLK and Rockfill. 2 adult females and a 3-year-old female were in a 2005 KIA Mini Van when they struck a palm tree causing the child to be ejected from the vehicle. T...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Road Closures for Edison Grand Parade and 5K Run

Special Event

The Fort Myers Police Department is alerting all motorists that most roads in and around downtown Fort Myers will be closed starting in the early morning hours on Saturday, February 15, 2019. The Parade / 5K route will include Cortez Boulevard, US 41 (Cle...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2020

FMPD Asking for Help Identifying Theft Suspects

Identify Me

Fort Myers Police are asking for assistance identifying a male and female for a theft that occurred on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Walgreens located at 3593 Cleveland Avenue. The duo stole merchandise and gift cards and are suspects in similar thefts i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2020

FMPD Makes Child Neglect Arrests

Arrested

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, FMPD Officers were called to two different locations to investigate possible child neglect.

The first incident happened at approximately 11:00 AM when a four-year-old child was found wandering outside an apartment complex at ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

FMPD Releases ID of Parents Charged with Neglect

Arrested

Fort Myers Police have released the identities of the parents who left their child in a locked car on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Mosammat Ranu Pervin, age 31, and MD Razaul Karim, 45, left their four-month-old infant in their vehicle while they shopped a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Infant Left in Locked Car

Arrested

At approximately 10:00 AM this morning Fort Myers Police were called to the Sam’s Club Plaza at 5100 South Cleveland Avenue, on a report of an infant locked in a car while the parents shopped at the Dollar Tree Store. The Officers freed the four...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Accidental Shooting Wounds Teenager

Shooting Splash Image

Fort Myers Police responded to a call of a shooting on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at approximately 8:02 p.m. at 3711 Nelson Tillis Boulevard.

After arriving on the scene officers discovered a 15-year old male sustained a non-life-threatening wou...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Arrest Made in 2019 DUI Manslaughter Case

Arrested

An extensive 7-month investigation by The Fort Myers Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Unit led to the arrest of 38-year-old Adam Thomas Walker of Dover Florida. Walker is being charged with one count of DUI Manslaughter, two counts of DUI ca...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Crimestoppers Offering Reward for Information Concerning Missing Person Porter Taylor Albert

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The Fort Myers Police Department is continuing its search for missing 78-year-old Porter Taylor Albert. Crimestoppers is offering a reward for information leading to his whereabouts.

Tips can be submitted to Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). Tipsters...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2020

2020 Edison Junior Parade Road Closures

Breaking News

The Fort Myers Police Department will be shutting down streets for the Edison Festival Junior Fun Run and Children’s Parade starting at 8:00 AM on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

The first affected streets will include West First Street and First stree...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Arrest Made in Stabbing Incident

Arrested

Fort Myers Police responded to the report of a stabbing on February 3, 2020, at 6:02 a.m. at 2725 Dr. Ella Piper Way. Officers found a 62-year-old male victim suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital for treatment wh...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Operation Crack Down

Breaking News

On January 31, 2020, following a 6 month- long operation within the city of Fort Myers, aptly named "Operation Crack down", the Fort Myers Police Department Special Enforcement Division’s Vice/Narcotics unit secured arrest warrants for...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2020

Officer Involved Shooting

Officer Involved Shooting

Today at approximately 11:30 am, Fort Myers Police Officers were dispatched to 3440 Fowler Street, Mahogany Beauty Salon, for reports of multiple shots being fired. When the first responding officer arrived at the salon, he was immediately confronted by a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2020

FMPD Executes Search Warrant | Drug Arrest

Breaking News

Yesterday afternoon the Fort Myers Police Department served a search warrant on a residence located at 2629 Broadway, unit #15. Officers arrested 54-year-old Randolph T. Bronson and charged him with possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2020

FMPD Releases 2019 Crime Statistics

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The Fort Myers Police Department held a press conference today at 10 AM and released the 2019 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics. The UCR system provides standardized reports on crime statistics based on data gathered from law enforcement agencies acro...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Update: Missing - Porter Taylor Albert

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FMPD would like to reiterate a few facts concerning Porter Taylor Albert.

1.) We request that the media keep Mr. Albert’s picture before the public as much as possible.

2.) Mr. Albert’s last known location was in the Big Lots department ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Shooting at Babe’s Night Club

Shooting Splash Image

The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place this morning at approximately 1:15 am, at Babe’s Night Club, 3654 Cleveland Avenue. Two males were shot sustaining non-life-threatening injuries. One victim was identif...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2020

FMPD Announces Press Conference

Extra Extra

The Fort Myers Police Department will hold a press conference on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 10 AM in the conference room of the Real-Time Crime Center.

Chief Derrick Diggs will present the 2019 Universal Crime Report statistics recently released by th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2019

FMPD Joins “Neighbors by RING” to Reduce Crime and Connect People

Neighbors Tile

The Fort Myers Police Department has joined the free Neighbors app by Ring to provide the City of Fort Myers with real-time, local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already has millions of users and has been instrumental in catching pack...

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