IMS student arrested for threatening an act of violence with a gun

Collier County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested an Immokalee Middle School (IMS) student Wednesday after an investigation determined that he sent a message over social media that threatened an act of violence with a gun. The 12-year-old student is charged with written threats to kill or do bodily injury, which is a felony. It is important […]

Authorities seek Immokalee man for sexual batter

A District judge has approved a warrant for the arrest of Roberto Lopez, 40 of Immokalee who sexually battered a juvenile under the age of 12. Authorities have not released the child’s age or other identifying information. The under 12 designation is per Florida Statute and designates the enhanced penalty associated with the charge. Deputies […]

Florida Highway Patrol to conduct DUI Wolfpack Detail

Naples – The Florida Highway Patrol will hold a DUI Wolfpack Operation beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 until 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019. The Wolfpack Operation will take place in Collier and Hendry County. The Wolfpack Operation will focus on Interstate 75 and major state and county roadways. The […]

Crime Alert – A message from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office

Over the past week the Collier County Sheriff’s Office has received several reports of thefts in Immokalee where the victim was selling electronics online. The victims in these cases were selling items such as cellphones or laptops on the popular Letgo app. Deputies say the sellers agreed to meet the buyers in various residential areas […]

Immokalee man arrested on multiple charges

An Immokalee man was arrested on multiple charges Tuesday, July 30 in connection with a string of recent vehicle thefts and vehicle burglaries in Ave Maria and Immokalee. Jimmy Andrew Smith, 18, 4646 County Route 850, is charged with three counts of grand theft auto, two counts of grand theft, five counts of vehicle burglary, […]

Two Teens Arrested in Homicide

Two Immokalee teens are facing murder charges following a drive-by shooting Tuesday evening. The Collier County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year-old Jesus Montelongo III, 19, and 17-year-old Malachi Montelongo, on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Deputies responded to calls of a shooting along Amos Court at 6:21 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies […]

I75 in Collier County

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was parked stationary in the westbound paved emergency lane of I75 Alligator Alley at the 98 mile marker at approximately 8:44 am. A flatbed tow truck (Southwest Transport),  was traveling WB in the right lane.  The tow truck veered into the emergency lane, resulting in the right side of the […]

Florida Highway Patrol ~Dui Wolfpack Detail~

Collier County, Florida – The Florida Highway Patrol will hold a DUI Wolfpack Operation beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 until 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2019.  The Wolfpack Operation will take place in Collier County.  The Wolfpack Operation will focus on Interstate 75 and major state and county roadways. The […]

Prepare for Graduation with safety in mind

With graduation ceremonies approaching, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office reminds teens and their parents to celebrate safely. Deputies say it is important for parents, teens and party hosts to understand the laws in order to keep everyone safe. Some parents host after-graduation parties where alcohol is provided, thinking that they can better protect teens by […]

Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign is in force

Wearing your seat belt not only saves lives, it can also save you from getting a ticket. It used to be officers could only ticket unbuckled drivers if they had been stopped for another violation. Now, you can be pulled over simply for not wearing your seat belt. As a reminder to drivers, the annual […]

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