Deputies seeking suspect who slaughtered horse near Immokalee

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding the person or persons who slaughtered a horse near Immokalee, extracted the meat and left the remains behind. Agriculture Unit deputies responded to a pasture off State Road 29 on Thursday after the remains of a horse were found. Detectives said someone entered […]


The LaBelle community experienced a devastating loss in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 14, 2020. Officer Julian Keen, a well-known and much loved, bright, shining light in Hendry County, was shot and killed while responding to help during a hit and run while off-duty. He was just 30 years old, but even though […]

2 arrested in lottery scam

NAPLES – Detectives arrested two Jamaican nationals living in Collier County on Tuesday and charged them with swindling elderly and vulnerable victims across the United States as part of a lottery scam. Dillion Coral Johnson, 24, and Neville A. Taylor, 26, both of 3190 La Costa Circle Unit #103, are each charged with three counts […]

Collier Crime Rate lowest since 1971

The crime rate in Collier County in 2019 was the lowest since tracking began in 1971, Sheriff Kevin Rambosk announced Monday, May 18. The crime rate of 1,402.9 represents the number of offenses reported per 100,000 people. Collier County’s population increased from 329,909 in 2018 to 338,436 in 2019. The numbers mean that Collier County […]

Project Front Line Gratitude provide meals for CCSO deputies

Immokalee – Deputies in Immokalee recently dined on some free Mediterranean cuisine from Kareem’s Lebanese Kitchen. Kareem’s Lebanese Kitchen serves delicious, authentic Lebanese cuisine in Naples. Chef Rachid Eido, of Kareem’s, was happy to be part of the project, “It was a pleasure to provide 25 meals to the police officers in Immokalee. It is […]

Driver hits and kills bicyclist, plows into Immokalee home

IMMOKALEE – A man hit and killed a bicyclist at 630 Main Street before smashing his car into a home at 102 S 7th Street in Immokalee on Wednesday, May 6, according to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). According to FHP the 74-year-old driver ran a stop sign, hitting and killing a bicyclist. Without stopping, the […]

CCSO dispense personal hygiene items local residents

Once again, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies have gone above and beyond, working to help out their community. Working to promote public safety and public health, deputies gave out bags containing personal hygiene items to residents of Immokalee beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2020. Wearing protective masks, they greeted residents, and […]

The Florida Highway Patrol has located a car they believe was involved in a deadly hit and run in Immokalee. Troopers say a 70-year-old Gloria Simplice was struck and killed on Tuesday, March 24 as she was walking eastbound on the crosswalk on SR 29 and Farmers Way. The driver of an older model Mercury […]

North Collier Professional Firefighters & Paramedics and Greater Naples Fire Rescue District Support MDA with Annual Fill the Boot Drive

The North Collier Professional Firefighters & Paramedics Local 2297 and the Greater Naples Fire Rescue District Local 2396 are showing their continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members finish their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to raise critical funds to help transform the lives of kids and adults with muscular […]

Immokalee Fire Control District

There will be a ground breaking for Publix Safety Complex/Fire Station No. 32 on Thursday, March 5 at 10 a.m. at 5360 Uesppa Drive in Ave Maria, FL 34142. Proudly serving the communities of Immokalee and Ave Mare.

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