An impromptu "BYOB" end of school celebration on Fort Myers Beach turned ugly yesterday when hundreds of students descended on the beach, only to be met by law enforcement. There were fights and several teens were detained until they could be turned over to their legal guardians. The party broke up at about 5pm.
49 year old Anthony Masters, arrested 15 times since 1987, has been arrested and charged with last January's robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank on Pine Island Road in Cape Coral. Police believe that Masters may have been involved in three other bank robberies in Cape Coral and Fort Myers in the past year. He's…
Police have arrested a 12 year old Lehigh Acres boy for his part in an attempted kidnapping and robbery. Police say 12 year old Pedro Murphy allegedly lured a pizza delivery woman to a house, holding her against her will and then ransacking her automobile. A second accomplice is still at large. Murphy has been…
Police are looking for an older Hispanic male who they believe crashed his truck into a Family Dollar Store in Lehigh Acres yesterday afternoon. The driver fled the scene in a white truck following the crash, The store has re-opened.
At a news conference yesterday Cape Police announced they have have made an arrest in the hit and run death of 8 year old Layla Aiken who was killed two months ago while waiting in the dark at her bus stop. 19 year old Logan Hetherington of Cape Coral is facing the following charges, leaving the…
The NBC2 First Alert Storm Team is issuing a HEAT ALERT for this weekend in anticipation of near-record highs as temperatures for parts of SWFL, especially inland, push the upper 90s. We'll have a complete look at the forecast coming up with NBC-2's Rob Duns.
Our partners at NBC-2 are reporting a shooting incident overnight near the corner of Royal Palm Ave and Hanson Street. No further information is available. Right now it's an active crime scene. There's another active crime scene just a few blocks away on Lora St.
21 year old Thadjarvis Armstrong of Lehigh Acres has been arrested and charged with the drive by shooting that injured a Fort Myers man Armstrong is being charged with assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm from a vehicle. He's being held on $100,000 bond.
Police have arrested 42 year old Angel Rodriguez on murder charges after 31 year old Mariz Vasquez was found dead on the lanai of a home at 11791 Shawnee Road in Fort Myers. Rodriguez had been charged with second-degree murder and shooting into an occupied dwelling.
Autistic teen Sage Cambron has been found safe, and her mother is in custody, after police caught up with the pair in Mississippi. 15 year old Sage was found to be in good health. Her mother was charged with kidnapping, interference of child custody and removing a minor from the state.