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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock walks out of the courtroom with an unidentified individual after pleading no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, center, walks out with his lawer, Jerry Berry, right, having pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation.  He received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the  victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the 
victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, left, pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.  Jerry Berry, right, represented Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, right,  pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, left,  pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, left, pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, far right, pled no contest Monday in the Collier County courtroom  of Judge James Shenko to charges of child molestation. Bullock, represented by attorney Jerry Berry, center, received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock walks out of a private room with his attorney before pleading no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation. Bullock received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, left, swabs his mouth for a DNA sample Monday having pled no contest in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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Attorney Jerry Berry, left, talks with Former Collier County Sheriff's Office deputy Charles Bullock, right,  as he pled no contest Monday in a Collier County courtroom to charges of child molestation and received two years probation and revocation of his law enforcement certificate.  The plea deal came after the  victim and family failed to come forward to help prosecute Bullock.
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  • Michel Fortier/StaffEstero Community Center has been turned into a shelter by the American Red Cross, housing more than 400 people displaced by flood waters in August of 2008.
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Estero Community Center has been turned into a shelter by the American Red Cross, housing more than 400 people displaced by flood waters in 2008.
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Roberto Villalpando, left, kisses his five-month-old daughter Jazmine in September of 2008 during a memorial day picnic celebration put on for Bonita Springs flood victims by the American Red Cross at the Estero Community Center shelter.  Villalpando, who lived east of 75, is unsure how long they'll have to remain in the shelter but added his landlord has been helping him and other residents by negating rent until they're able to come back.  Michel Fortier/Staff
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Red Cross volunteer Delven DeJesus holds the door open for Norma Cuellar and her family, who moved out of the shelter at Estero Community Park in 2008.  Having broke her leg the day prior, her brother is driving the family down to Brownsville where full time employment and less expensive living promises a new future for the single mother of three.
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It was supposed to be move out day for Norma Peraltas and her family on Thursday, a day before the Red Cross shelter at Estero Community Park shuts it's doors in October of 2008.  Comforted by Red Cross volunteer Carmen Nunoz, Peraltas had discovered she may not be able to move into the apartment she thought.
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Red Cross disaster chair Carlene Sharples, left and shelter manager Bill Rice, right, remove the signs on the front of the Estero Community Center building in October of 2008 with the official close of shelter operations.  Operations refocused on cleanup and packing up of essential supplies.
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A Lee County Animal Services truck makes it's way out of Manna Christian RV Park along Bonita Beach Road in 2008 where flood waters had receded slightly since making the RV park uninhabitable.  Animal services went in to the park,  and Saldivar Camp as well,  to feed and rescue animals caught out by the flood as their owners had to flee without them.
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Danny Cruz, 6, right, sits on his tricycle in the shade of the front porch with his mother Maria Cruz, background center, brother John Mike Cruz, 3 months, background center, and family friend Maria 
Gonzalez, background right, in 2009 at Manna Christian in Bonita Springs.  A year after flood waters threw the community of Manna Christian into chaos, normal life seems to have returned to the dwindled community.
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Maria Sanchez and her two sons, Brandon Sanchez, 3, background, and Brian Sanchez, 3, foreground, are served dinner by volunteers from Collier Harvest in 2008 at the Red Cross Shelter for Bonita Springs flood victims.  The food served came from two restaurants, Capital Grill Restaurant and the Cheescake Factory thanks to a new state law that allows restaurants to donate food without the risk of being sued.
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A Lee County Animal Services truck makes it's way out of Manna Christian RV Park along Bonita Beach Road in September of 2008 after  flood waters  began to recede.  Animal services went in to the park to feed and rescue animals caught out by the flood as their owners had to flee without them.
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Oscar Amgrosico helps daughter Ashly, 3,  with her backpack as her school bus arrives in 2008 outside the gates at Manna Christian camp.  A year after flood waters threw the community of Manna Christian into chaos, normal life returned to the much-dwindled community with approximately 60 families remaining in the compound at the time.
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A year after flood waters threw the community of Manna Christian into chaos, normal life seems to have returned albeit with a much-dwindled community in 2008.  Out of work, Jose Hernandez worked around the house, keeping it tidy and hoping work comes his way so he can support his wife and four children.  Although he feels rent is too high, there's no where else he feels he can go.
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A year after flood waters threw the community of Manna Christian into chaos, normal life seems to have returned to the much-dwindled community.  Approximately 60 families remained late in 2008.
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An inhabitant of Manna Christian RV Park in East Bonita rides through the deserted part of the park in November of 2008.  Much of the park is a ghost town of flooded, ruined and even burned trailers and other garbage.  A small portion of the park continues to be inhabited.
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Situated in an inhabited part of the park, Jovensio Ilario, left, and Miguel Jose install a new tile floor in their trailer at Manna Christian RV park in East Bonita Springs in 2008.  Much of the park is a ghost town of flooded, ruined and even burned trailers and other garbage.  A small portion of the park continues to be inhabited.
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In 2008, a trailer lies gutted, inside and out, at Manna Christian RV park in East Bonita Springs on Monday.  Much of the park is a ghost town of flooded, ruined and even burned trailers and other garbage.  A small portion of the park contines to be inhabited.
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Esther Garcia and her two daughters, Anelly Garcia, 15, and Janet Garcia, 1, prepare to move out of the Red Cross shelter in October of 2008 at the Estero Community Park which will close it's doors at 1pm on Friday.  The Garcias were fortunate enough to find a new home but worry the cost of living there, $500 a month more than what they were paying at Manna Christian, will force them to become a two income family with the father already working in construction.
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Floridalma Bamaca sweeps away the leaves from her home in 2009 with her three-year-old daughter in tow.  Life is good according to Bamaca, after the Manna Christian community has returned to a somewhat normal existence a year after the floods.  Around 60 families remain in the compound.
  • Collier County Sheriff's Office vehicles sit outside Naples Keep Condominiums in North Naples Tuesday to investigate the homicide of 45-year-old Suzanne Marie Bishop.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • A crime scene technician for the Collier County Sheriff's Office prepares to enter an apartment where the body of 45-year-old Suzanne Marie Bishop was discovered at Naples Keep Condominiums in North Naples Tuesday. A man taken into custody at the scene, Christopher Serna, has been charged with  second-degree murder in Bishop's death. Michel Fortier/Staff
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Wendi Rya Horne, 44, was arrested Wednesday evening at CubeSmart Self Storage + Logistics where she was living with a young boy inside one of the storage units.
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Wendi Rya Horne, 44, was arrested Wednesday evening at CubeSmart Self Storage + Logistics where she was living with a young boy inside one of the storage units.
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Wendi Rya Horne, 44, was arrested Wednesday evening at CubeSmart Self Storage + Logistics where she was living with a young boy inside one of the storage units.  Facility manager Mike Vasquez, left, talks with a shop owner Thursday.  Vasquez called 911 after another renter said they heard a child screaming.  He opened the rental unit and saw the boy inside.
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Wendi Rya Horne, 44, was arrested Wednesday evening at CubeSmart Self Storage + Logistics where she was living with a young boy inside one of the storage units.  Facility manager Mike Vasquez, left, talks with a shop owner Thursday.  Vasquez called 911 after another renter said they heard a child screaming.  He opened the rental unit and saw the boy inside.
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Wendi Rya Horne, 44, was arrested Wednesday evening at CubeSmart Self Storage + Logistics where she was living with a young boy inside one of the storage units.
  • Storage units at CubeSmart Storage on Airport Pulling Road.
  • Storage units at CubeSmart Storage on Airport Pulling Road.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott was at the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Friday for a ceremonial signing of four crime victim protection state legislative bills including a bill to help protect minors.  Left to right, Lee County Sheriff Detective Steve Kirkby, Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto and Florida Governor Rick Scott.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott listens to Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto talk about HB 437 and how it will help protect children during a ceremonial bill signingat the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Friday.
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Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto hugs Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott prior to Florida Governor Rick Scott signing four crime victim protection state legislative bills including a bill to help protect minors on Friday at the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
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Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto hugs Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott prior to Florida Governor Rick Scott signing four crime victim protection state legislative bills including a bill to help protect minors on Friday at the Lee County Sheriff's Office.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott listens to Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto talk about HB 437 and how it will help protect children during a ceremonial bill signingat the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Friday.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott was at the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Friday to sign four crime victim protection state legislative bills.  Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto was also on hand to speak about the importance of the bills.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott was at the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Friday for a ceremonial signing of four crime victim protection state legislative bills including a bill to help protect minors.  Left to right, Lee County Sheriff Detective Steve Kirkby, Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto and Florida Governor Rick Scott.
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Mike Casey, foreground and Michael Byrd, background, of #1 Foam install trim on an attached villa in Villa Palmera development off of Three Oaks Parkway in Estero  The neighborhood is being built by Neal Communties with another community, Estero Place, being built just north along the same road.  Numerous homes are complete or near completion with others in the building process.
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Villa Palmera development off of Three Oaks Parkway in Estero features attached villas with a few amenities including a community pool and nature boardwalk with an emphasis on low monthly fees. The neighborhood is being built by Neal Communties with another community, Estero Place, being built just north along the same road.  Numerous homes are complete or near completion with others in the building process.

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