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 […]

Two die in late night chase

According to the Florida Highway Patrol two people died in a crash while trying to escape authorities Tuesday night, April 18, 2017 in Immokalee. FHP says a Volvo driven by Damian Rivera was traveling north on New Market Road toward the intersection of SR-29 at a high rate of speed while being followed by a […]

Stranger approaches child in Immokalee

Deputies are investigating a report in which a child told deputies that she was approached by a man in a white truck as she walked to middle school in Immokalee last week. The 14-year-old girl told deputies that while walking to Immokalee Middle School in the morning during the week of March 28-April 1 she […]

Argument turns deadly

A Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to an unverified 911 call in Immokalee shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sunday, January 30. At the scene, the officer found two people fighting in a parking lot at the intersection of N. 3rd and Main streets. The sheriff’s office describes events this way: Juan A. Ruiz, who had […]