Marco police officer accused of abusing authority after felony traffic stop
Published 5/3/2011 at 2:59 p.m. 66 comments
For Joe Oliverio, being arrested on April 21 was one of the most disturbing nights of his life. Now, he’s fighting to clear his name and demanding that the Marco Island police sergeant he claims is responsible for his arrest ...
Naples man torches car on Marco Island, police say
Published 5/1/2011 at 7:23 p.m. 5 comments
When Marco Island police responded to a call of a car overheating and on fire in an alley behind the McDonald’s, they arrived to find a 2000 gold Chevy completely engulfed in flames near a Dumpster, according to reports. A ...
Florida restricting use of Everglades areas due to fire risk
Published 4/27/2011 at 6:34 a.m. 0 comments
Florida wildlife officials are imposing restrictions on use of some Everglades recreation areas due to increased risk of fire.
MUG SHOTS: From $1,600 hotel room to jail: Miami couple accused of credit card fraud
Published 4/24/2011 at 2:28 p.m. 4 comments
Two people are accused of fraudulently using a company’s credit card to get a $1,600 room at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort.
Marco Island Fire/Rescue responds to gas leak
Published 4/18/2011 at 10:57 a.m. 0 comments
At 10:30 a.m., Monday, Marco Island Fire Rescue received a call of a gas leak at 1455 Collingswood Ct. It was relayed that a gas line to a 500 gallon underground gas tank had been accidently cut. Fire Rescue crews ...
52 year old Immokalee man charged with sexual battery against an 11-year-old girl
Published 4/3/2011 at 10:07 p.m. 0 comments
Madel Julien, 52, is being charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old member of his extended family while she was in his care, reported Collier County Sheriff’s deputies.
North Naples fitness trainer faces additional charges following steroid seizure
Published 4/3/2011 at 9:58 p.m. 0 comments
A North Naples fitness trainer charged with a multitude of crimes in late January faces additional steroid-related charges, reported Collier County Sheriff’s deputies.
Teens charged with practicing medicine without a license on Marco Island
Published 4/3/2011 at 8:57 p.m. 15 comments
It was no breezy day at a Marco Island beach for two 18-year-old men who face several drug charges, including practicing medicine without a license. Shane Murray, 18, of the 200 block of Geranium Court, and James Guffy Schuck III, ...
Stenzel named Officer of Year
Published 4/1/2011 at 12:54 p.m. 5 comments
Easily a man of action more than words, Det. Edward Stenzel was named Officer of the Year on Wednesday at Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort.
PHOTO GALLERY: 6 Auxiliary Police officers earn their badges
Published 3/8/2011 at 4:18 p.m. 0 comments
Six Marco Island Auxiliary Police officers received their badges in a pinning ceremony on Friday at the Marco Island Police Department. Those pinned included Don Schwartz, Alan Brown, Josh Hogue, Shawn Hurtley, Chuck Ludwigsen and Bill Miller.
Local installation of fire hydrants is money-saving prospect
Published 2/3/2011 at 1:51 p.m. 9 comments
With eyes focused squarely on the city’s check book, members of the Marco Island’s Utilities Advisory Board (UAB) heard a preliminary update on plans to install additional fire hydrants in residential areas during the committee’s regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday.
Andrew Guidry faces eviction of East Naples office
Published 1/28/2011 at 11:35 a.m. 23 comments
Two months after his most recent criminal charges were dropped, Dr. Andrew Guidry, a former Marco Island City Council candidate, is now facing eviction from his East Naples office.
Updated: Deputies end search for North Naples boy
Updated 1/9/2011 at 5:41 p.m. 0 comments
Collier County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for a missing North Naples boy.
Quadriplegic Marco attorney loses bid for Collier disability tax exemption
Published 1/8/2011 at 3:30 p.m. 0 comments
A quadriplegic Marco Island attorney who blames the Collier County Property Appraiser for mistakenly removing his disability homestead tax exemption missed his chance to contest the change, a judge has ruled. The final summary judgment by Collier Circuit Judge Cynthia ...
Family feud in Golden Gate Estates brings down the Christmas tree, deputies say
Updated 1/2/2011 at 7:35 p.m. 0 comments
An argument over an intoxicated teen on New Year’s Eve brought three generations into the family Christmas tree Friday, Collier County Sheriff’s deputies said.
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