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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Narcotics Arrest

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September 9, 2021

On Thursday, September 9th, 2021, members of the Vice/ Narcotics Unit, along with GVI, CPC’s, patrol officers and the S.W.A.T. Team served a narcotics search warrant at 3548 Evans Avenue. The search warrant was in res...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Complaints of Drug Dealing Lead to Arrest

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September 8, 2021

On Wednesday, September 8th, 2021, members of the Vice/Narcotics Unit, along with GVI, CPC's and the S.W.A.T. Team served a narcotics search warrant at 4120 Evans Avenue, apartment #4.  The search wa...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Drug Complaints Lead to Arrest

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September 2, 2021

On Wednesday, September 1, 2021, members of the Vice/ Narcotics Unit, along with GVI, Patrol and the S.W.A.T. Team served a narcotics search warrant at 2148 Dora Street, apartment #8.  The search warrant was ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Cold Case Homicide Arrest

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On September 14, 2011, a male and female were shot and killed inside their residence located at 4030 East River Drive, Fort Myers, Florida.

The bodies of the victims were located two days later, on September 16, 2011, by family member...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Homicide Arrest

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June 17. 2021

On June 17, 2021, Charles Laster (01/03/52) was arrested by the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Gainesville, Florida for charges originating in Fort Myers. 

 

Laster was charged with Second Degree Murder, from a...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Vehicular Homicide Arrest

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April 8, 2021

On Sunday November 22, 2020 at approximately 8:28 P.M. in the area of Ortiz Ave and Eastwood Greens St there was a 4-vehicle crash. This crash occurred due to the actions of Anna Marie Reagan (D.O.B. 04/27/83) be...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

2018 Hit and Run Arrest

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April 1, 2021

 

On Saturday November 17, 2018 at approximately 2:24 am, the Fort Myers Police Department received a 911 call about a traffic crash that had just occurred on SR 82, just west of River Trent Court.

Officers observe...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Project Safe Neighborhoods

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March 25, 2021

Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) is a national initiative that is the centerpiece of the US Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at red...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

ShotSpotter Statistic Update

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February 26, 2021 

On February 25, 2021, ShotSpotter released an article highlighting how, since Fort Myers Police Department implemented this technology, has seen a decrease in gunfire within the city, while gun vio...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Cypress Court Murder Arrest

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On November 30, 2020 at 1:10 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department Communications Division received a 911 call from a male, later identified as Serge Lefevre (7/15/1983) requesting an ambulance respond to 3608 Seminole Avenue, Unit C209 (the Cypress Cour...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

DNA Identification of skeletal remains

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February 10, 2021

On January 11, 2018, the Fort Myers Police Department responded to the area behind 9011 Dani Drive in reference to human remains discovered under a tree. The remains were skeletal at this point and Detectives determined there ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Child Homicide Arrest

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January 29, 2021

On Friday, October 9, 2020, Fort Myers Police Dispatch received a 911 call from 3324 Handy Court for a child not breathing. The 911 caller was identified as Quintavis Tarver. Emergency Medical Services and the Fort Myers Police...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

1984 Cold Case Homicide Closed

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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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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Fleeing Felon captured once again

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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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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Utana Homicide Arrest

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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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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Child Porn Arrest

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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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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Neighborhood complaints lead to Drug Arrest

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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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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Sunrise Towers Robbery Arrests

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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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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Release of Mark43 Technology

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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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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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