On Thursday, May 9, 2013 the Fort Myers Police Department assisted the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in locating and arresting Donal Dorvilus (d.o.b. 2-21-90 of Fort Myers). Dorvilus’ arrest stemmed from a federal indictment for a robbery with a firearm that occurred within in the City of Fort Myers. The robbery happened on December 20, 2012 at Motor Sports, located at 3120 Winkler Avenue. Police originally arrested Dorvilus on state robbery charges January 18, 2013. He bonded out of jail on January 26, 2013.
Dorvilus is also suspect in the double homicide of Paul Baldwin and Jiatarious Brunson on April 20, 2013. Investigators are hopeful that citizens who have information related to the homicide will come forward with new information on the case knowing that Dorvilus is facing charges in the unrelated crime. Detectives will continue to aggressively investigate the homicide and follow up on any leads that are generated. “We will remain relentless in the pursuit of those individuals that continue to plague our City with violence. We will exercise every strategy and every partnership in an effort to hold those perpetrators accountable for their crimes,” said Chief Doug Baker. “We are thankful for the assistance from our federal partners.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Matt Sellers at 239-565-2358, Detective Emily Destefanis at 239-707-9482 or Detective Mali Langton at 239-707-3828, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. FMPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide in the City of Fort Myers. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
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