Suzanne Owen, accused of sexual misconduct with a student at Evangelical christian School in Fort Myers was released from jail yesterday on 50 thousand dollars bail. . Owen has admitted to a sexual encounter with a 17 year old boy that occurred in the back seat of her car in a parking lot near Cypress Lake Drive and US 41. She's been charged with custodial sexual battery.
20 year old Ricky Ligonde has been arrested and charged for being involved in the murder of a taxi driver in Lehigh Acres this past weekend. Deputies are still investigating and more arrests are likely. Ligonde is in the Lee County jail and is being held on homicide and robbery charges.
Medical Marijuana is coming to Cape Coral. Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2016 legalizing medicinal marijuana, but the law allows cities and counties to opt out, which several in Southwest Florida have done. No word on when the first dispensary will open in the Cape.
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