HCSO seizes Altair Training Solutions

On June 19, 2018, Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden received, from the court, a Writ of Possession Instanter ordering Sheriff Whidden to seize all of the property named in the writ and turn it over to the new owner and remove any persons on the property known as Altair Training Solutions, a regional training facility […]

Meet Officer Daniel McDonald

Daniel McDonald was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and now is a sergeant with the Collier County sheriff’s office. June 5, 2018 made it 28 years since he was sworn into the police department. After working four years at the Naples Police Department he transferred to the Immokalee substation where he has been working […]

Man charged in connection with May 5 Immokalee Homicide

Collier County Sheriff’s Office detectives have charged a 22-year-old man in connection with a May 5 homicide in Immokalee. Stephen Perez Jr., of Immokalee, is charged with murder, possession of a weapon in the commission of murder, and distribution of marijuana in connection with the death of Juan Herrera, 19, of Immokalee. Perez was located […]

Memorial Service to Honor Fallen Officers

Each year, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office conducts a memorial service and candlelight vigil honoring local deputies who have died in the line of duty. This year’s vigil will take place Thursday, May 17 at 7 p.m., during National Law Enforcement Memorial Week. The event will take place at the East Naples United Methodist Church, […]

Our School Doors are Locked for Safety

Dr. Kamela Patton, Superintendent, Collier County Public Schools Kevin Rambosk, Collier County Sheriff Sheriff Rambosk and I, along with our leadership teams, have met extensively since the tragic Parkland school shooting to review our security plans. This is in addition to the long-standing partnership between Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) and Collier County Sheriff’s Office […]

Zombicon shooting suspect has ties to Immokalee

On Monday, February 26, 2018, the Fort Myers Police Department announced that an arrest had finally been made in connection to the October 17, 2015 Zombicon shooting which left Expavious Taylor, 20, dead and five others wounded. Detectives with the Fort Myers Police Department and agents with the FBI arrested Jose Raul Bonilla, 23, with […]

One dead in vehicle versus pedestrain crash

On Monday, January 29, 2018, deputies responded to a call of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at the intersection of Main Street West and South 2nd Street. Upon arrival they found a male victim laying in the eastbound lanes of Main Street West and silver sport utility vehicle with front-end damage stopped in the roadway. […]

Collier Deputies warn of ‘Grandkid’ Scam

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office wants the community to be wary of telephone calls seeking money to bail loved ones out of jail after several residents reported falling victim to scammers. Often referred to as the “Grandkid Scam,” the caller pretends to be a family member, usually a grandchild, and asks for money. The caller […]

Suspicious incident reported in Immokalee

Detectives with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office are asking for your help in locating a man who allegedly followed a teenager as she walked by herself in Immokalee on Monday morning. The 13-year-old girl told deputies that she was walking in the area of Carver Street and Booker Boulevard around 7:30 a.m. when a man […]

Eight arrested in drug roundup in Immokalee

Law enforcement officials arrested eight local residents over the weekend who are suspected of committing various drug-related crimes. Public records show that the following individuals were arrested in the roundup: Willie Frank Butler of Immokalee was charged with marijuana possession and possession with intent to sell. Public records show that Butler has been previously arrested […]