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Bright futures: Young siblings both accepted into Mensa
Published 08/16/2011 at 4:50 p.m.
James LeSage and his sister LeAnne are like most children. They love to play at the park and are typical siblings. But what sets the old Naples pair apart is they are some of the youngest members ever of Mensa, ...
9 men accused of propositioning undercover detective in Bonita - MUGSHOTS
Updated 07/15/2011 at 3:28 p.m.
Nine men were arrested Thursday evening in Bonita Springs after approaching an undercover Lee detective and propositioning her for sex.
Lee deputies seek help in identifying couple who took Estero woman's wallet, used credit card
Published 06/17/2011 at 3:56 p.m.
Lee deputies are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man and woman who are suspected of stealing an 85-year-old Estero woman’s wallet and then running up nearly $3,000 in charges on her credit card.
MUGSHOT: Deaf woman charged with battering her grandmother in Lehigh
Published 06/17/2011 at 3:47 p.m.
A 45-year-old Lehigh Acres woman was jailed Thursday, accused of hitting her 84-year-old grandmother after concerned neighbors called deputies.
Lee man, woman accused with child neglect after toddler found home alone
Published 06/15/2011 at 3:07 p.m.
A South Fort Myers man and woman who gave Lee deputies differing accounts as to why a 2-year-old girl was left home alone were subsequently arrested Tuesday evening.
Lehigh couple reports armed home invasion, sexual battery by masked men
Published 06/15/2011 at 2:12 p.m.
A Lehigh Acres couple told deputies that three masked men and a woman barged into their house, pistol-whipped the man and sexually battered the wife before leaving with electronics and cash late Tuesday.
San Carlos teen stopped in speeding car with headlights off charged with grand theft auto, having gun
Published 06/13/2011 at 2:18 p.m.
A Lee County Sheriff's deputy who saw a speeding car without headlights on early Friday captured a San Carlos Park teen who was charged with several crimes, including having a gun illegally.
3 Good Samaritans help capture suspected iPhone thief on beach
Published 06/13/2011 at 2:06 p.m.
Good Samaritans are being credited for capturing a teen accused of stealing a woman’s iPhone as she took a picture with it Sunday on Fort Myers Beach.
Car, bike lead Florida wildlife officers to Lee men with skinned gator
Published 06/13/2011 at 1 p.m.
A suspicious vehicle and a bicycle chained to a fallen tree lead Florida wildlife officers to the spot where two men were charged with illegally taking an alligator – about a mile away from their South Fort Myers home.
Man accused of stealing FGCU assistant athletic director’s pickup, firearms, TV, rings
Published 06/10/2011 at 2:13 p.m.
Lee County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man whose DNA was found on cigarettes butts left behind in a truck owned by an assistant athletic director at Florida Gulf Coast University.
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