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Health department issues blue-green algal alert at North Shore Park

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins at the Caloosahatchee River - North Shore Park in North Fort Myers. The alert is in response to a water sample taken on June 13. The public should exercise caution in ...

Ilczyszyn promoted to Public Works director

Updated: The city of Cape Coral released this morning, June 20, the status change notice for Michael Ilczyszyn, whose promotion to the role of Public Works director was announced last Tuesday, June. 14. According to the document, his salary as assistant public works director was $135,948.80 ...

LCSO Animal Cruelty Task Force newsletter: June 2022

ACTF June 2022(2) Each month, the Lee County Sheriff's Office distributes the LCSO Animal Cruelty Task Force newsletter. The LCSO shares it in various ways, including submission to local media outlets, to maximize circulation "so as to share our agency’s message regarding zero-tolerance ...

Cape Coral woman faces drug charges following traffic stop

A Cape Coral woman is facing multiple drug-related after police say they discovered drugs during a traffic stop. Vanessa Rovira, 36, of 3708 S.E. 9th Place, was charged with possession of fentanyl with intent to sell, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of a controlled ...

Cape Coral man sentenced for crimes against a child

Fort Myers, Fla. (June 14, 2022) – Aamier Jjordan Williams, of Cape Coral, was found guilty and sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison, on three counts of lewd or lascivious battery, for sexually assaulting a young teenager. The defendant was also designated a Sexual Offender. Williams ...

Blind Pass Beach Park will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday

Blind Pass Beach Park will be closed to the public beginning June 15. Since May, the shoreline at Blind Pass Beach Park has gradually eroded and a steep escarpment has developed at the end of the beach access paths making public access to the water unsafe, city of Sanibel officials said. The ...

Two Cape juveniles accused of stealing multiple guns, ammunition

Two Cape Coral youths face multiple felonies after they broke into a local business and stole multiple firearms and rounds of ammunition, police said in a press conference today. Felix Ayala, 14, and his 11-year-old brother, have each been charged with 22 counts of grand theft of a firearm, ...

Shooting victim identified

The Cape Coral Police Department has released the identity of a man found shot to death outside his home Saturday morning. Officers responding to a 4:28 a.m. call of shots fired found Fernando Batista Montero, 41, in the backseat of a vehicle in the driveway of his home at 1807 S.W. 10th ...