Fort Myers police still looking to identify suspects in strong-arm robbery case

The Fort Myers Police Department is actively seeking to identify two unknown male suspects who were reportedly involved in a June 6th strong-arm robbery case. According to news-press.com, the duo tried to overcome a man in a motorized wheelchair and was seen fleeing the scene of the crime on the 3800 block of Evans Avenue in a black Dodge hatchback.

They were accompanied by a female driver which was determined from video surveillance and were at Circle K moments before the robbery. One of the male suspects wore black clothing and a San Diego Padres ball cap while the other with long dread-locked hair style was in a black t-shirt and camouflaged shorts.

North Fort Myers man shot, suspect arrested

Felix Halveston, 41, of Fort Myers, had to be rushed to hospital after he was shot at in North Fort Myers, as reported by News-press.com. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, 21 year old Dallas Wooten was detained after deputies searched the area for an hour following a call about a man matching the suspect’s description. Halveston is said to be in stable condition while Wooten was booked into Lee County Jail. Police reports indicate that Wooten has been charged with seven counts that include aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, use of a firearm, and cocaine possession.

Fort Myers man arrested for stealing Go Pro cameras

Having a penchant for cameras is no crime but stealing is. That’s exactly what Fort Myers resident, Bill Jack Monday, 41, has been caught for and charged, according to a News-press.com report. Monday was arrested following a tip off by Anonymous Crime Stoppers. He was caught stealing Go Pro cameras at a Target store on US 41 and has been charged on several counts. This includes two counts each for grand theft and larceny theft, three counts for dealing in stolen property, and fraud.

Police records indicate that Monday is a serial offender and has been charged with battery, theft, and violation of probation on several occasions. He is being held at Lee County Jail. Monday’s latest attempt was to conceal a Go Pro camera out from the Target store under his shirt. However, loss prevention officers alerted deputies, following which he was arrested. Monday used a gold Chevy pickup truck during his operation at the Target store where video surveillance showed a white female with dark hair waiting for him next to the truck.

 

Man gets 10 year prison term for child pornography

According to News-press.com, 32 year old Adam Moffett of Fort Myers is set to serve 10 years in federal prison. The sentence was ordered by US District Judge John A. Steele after he was found guilty of distributing and possessing child pornography.

According to criminal defense attorneys, Moffett pleaded guilty earlier this year in February and has also been ordered to be under supervision as a sexual offender for life. Following a search of his residence, investigators from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI’s Child Exploitation wing, found Moffett in possession of over 600 images of child pornography.

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