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.

Man arrested in Illinois on CCSO Felony Warrant

A 46-year-old man is awaiting extradition to Collier County following his arrest in Illinois on a CCSO warrant charging him with threatening a woman he met on social media and trying to run her off Immokalee Road after she told him she didn’t want to see him anymore. During their investigation, Collier County Sheriff’s Office […]

Man Charged with Attempted Sexual Battery in Immokalee

Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 23-year-old man and charged him with attempted sexual battery in Immokalee over the weekend. Daniel Oralio Cardona was arrested Saturday on a felony charge of attempted sexual battery on a victim 18 years or older by a person 18 years or older. Following his arrest, a U.S. Immigration […]

Collier County Sheriff’s Office launches annual “Celebrate With A Star” Toy Drive For Kids In Need

The community is invited to join the Collier County Sheriff’s Office as we make the holidays merry and bright for some deserving Collier kids currently dealing with traumatic, life-changing events. This year’s CCSO “Celebrate With A Star” program will benefit children assigned to the 20th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem program in partnership with the […]

CCSO issues a scam alert

Residents should be aware of a telephone scam involving callers impersonating members of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO). CCSO’s “Call Before You Pay’ fraud hotline has received multiple complaints about imposter calls from scammers who identify themselves as law enforcement officers. In some cases, the scammers identified themselves as members of the Collier County […]


On October 22, the Florida Highway Patrol, with assistance from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, conducted Operation P.E.D.S. (Pedestrian Education and Developing Safety details) on Main Street in Immokalee from 7:30 am til 10:00 am. The purpose was to decrease the amount of injuries and deaths through an education detail in an area prone to […]

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 […]