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Ex-employee accused in North Fort Myers business burglary

NORTH FORT MYERS, Lee County – A bold burglar is caught on camera violently opening a register to get his way. This happened at the Tire Discount on Pondella Road in North Fort Myers. Now the owner of the shop says they know exactly who the masked thief is.  “These are the type of people we need to get off the streets. They’ll be doing it to everybody else.” shop owner Yunior Sanchez said. “A week and a half ago, he broke in again to the building, damaged the front door, stole the scanner, and broke into the register and took the money.”  Caught...

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FMPD surrounds home after shooting

FORT MYERS, Lee County – Fort Myers police responded to a shooting near a home on the corner of Fountain and C Streets. FMPD said they’re responding to gunfire in the area. They said no one was injured, and no homes were hit. At least 10 shell casings can be seen on the ground. Several people were in the area at the time, and FMPD is asking anyone with information to come forward. The scene of the investigation has since cleared. No other information was immediately available from officers. The post FMPD surrounds home after shooting appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 Cape Coral

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Man killed during shooting at Central Avenue

FORT MYERS, Fla.– Fort Myers Police Officers responded to a shooting at 2475 Central Avenue on June 1st. Police found a locked blue Ford SUV with a man shot inside, when they arrived. Officials broke the drivers side window to open the door and found Montrell Amari O’Neal inside. He had a large gunshot wound on his forehead, according to police. O’Neal was pronounced dead at the scene. While investigating, officers found a black Toyota Camry and a white Toyota Sequoia with bullet holes in the area. Two witnesses in the nearby complex told officers they heard gunshots but...

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Suspect break into Lehigh Acres Popeyes

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. – Investigators are searching for a suspect involved a burglary at a Lehigh Acres Popeyes. Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers said the burglary happened early Monday morning at the Popeyes located at 2710 Lee Boulevard. The suspect used a large pair of channel locks to remove the lock from the front door. Crime Stoppers confirmed the suspect spent time hiding in shrubbery outside the business before going inside. Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477. The post Suspect break into Lehigh Acres Popeyes...

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Charlotte County Lyft incident was misunderstanding, deputies say

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A scary situation for a Charlotte County mother in a Lyft ride with her children ended up just being a case of miscommunication, deputies said. The mother had been taking a Lyft to Fort Myers to pick up her vehicle from the shop with her two children on Monday when she claimed her driver had started to ignore his GPS directions. The woman said the driver claimed he needed to stop at his house to get a different credit card to pay for gas after they had already stopped at a gas station. She said she felt uncomfortable doing so and said she asked him to stop the...

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Driver seriously injured after dump truck flips on SR 82 in Collier County

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – A driver was seriously injured after a dump truck hauling gravel flipped on SR 82 in Collier County Thursday morning. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office confirmed SR 82 is closed in both directions near Gator Slough Road due to the rollover crash. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and said troopers believe the dump truck was the one vehicle involved. The gravel hauled by the dump truck will need to be cleaned up, according to troopers. Drivers are being asked to seek an alternate route while crews work. This is a developing story. The...

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Firefighters find sinking boat near Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Firefighters rescued a person from sinking boat back to land in Fort Myers early Thursday morning. The Fort Myers Fire Department said its crews responded around 12:47 a.m. to a watercraft distress. It was reported that the boat lost power and was taking on water near I-75 and SR 31. The boater was found and no injuries were reported, according to fire crews. The boat was without plugs and FMFD helped tow it to downtown at the Yacht Basin. The post Firefighters find sinking boat near Fort Myers appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 Cape Coral

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Collier officials urging the use of bear-resistant trash cans as populations grow

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Bears are on the move and have appeared all over Southwest Florida this week. Florida’s black bear population continues to grow. There are an estimated 1,000 bears in South Florida living in the conservation areas of Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Now that bears are becoming more active and roaming closer to humans, officials are urging people to use bear-resistant trash bins. Collier County sells the bear-proof cans for $115 each. People who live in rural...

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Applications open for Collier County rent, mortgage, utility financial assistance

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – If you live in Collier County and have fallen behind on rent, mortgage payments or utility bills because of the effects of the pandemic, you can now apply for financial assistance. Applications are open for residents to apply for financial help to pay past due bills through the Collier County assistance program. You can dial 311 for more information and click here to apply. The post Applications open for Collier County rent, mortgage, utility financial assistance appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 Cape Coral

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