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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Utilizing science and technology to improve local K-9 skills

K-9 Officers and their partners train and work hard everyday to protect us. A specialized faction of these officers are dedicated to explosive detection work, and innovative methods of training have grown exponentially over the past few years. The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) Science and Technology Program invited law enforcement from all over […]