CCSO Offers Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is already busy keeping our community safe this holiday shopping season. Throughout the holiday season, deputies will patrol on foot, in cars and on horseback. They’ll also use the agency’s Skywatch Sentinel to help keep a close eye on shopping center parking lots. Deputies have already been out reminding […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beware Of Jury Duty Scam

Your phone rings. The caller says you missed jury duty and that you need to pay a fine or you’ll be arrested. Don’t believe it; it’s a scam. A form of the jury duty scam is once again making the rounds in Collier County. The scam typically involves a suspicious telephone call from someone pretending […]

Be wary of mailbox theft check washing activity

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of checks being stolen from mailboxes. These checks are then washed with ink-removing chemicals and rewritten to a new payee for large amounts of money. CCSO offers following tips to help prevent becoming a victim of mail theft/check washing: *Bank online. Refrain from mailing checks, cash, gift […]

Composite Released In Golden Gate Estates Suspicious Incident

Deputies are investigating after a teenage girl reported she was approached by a stranger in Golden Gate Estates on Monday morning. The 15-year-old told deputies she was walking to her school bus stop on Wilson Boulevard when a man approached and asked her for “all her stuff.” The man then grabbed her left arm, but […]

Estates man arrested after bullet strikes neighbor in home

A 41-year-old Golden Gate Estates man who detectives say was shooting a handgun in his backyard Sunday, December 30, 2018 was arrested after one of the bullets struck a neighbor inside her residence. Juan Arreguin, 2980 6th Ave. S.E., is charged with one count of shooting a missile into a dwelling, a felony, and one […]