The shooting happened sometime before 9 pm Monday night at the corner of 44th Street Southwest and Ida Road.
Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies have concentrated primarily on one home.
A 26-year-old Florida man has died in a single vehicle crash in south-central Montana.
The Montana Highway Patrol says the man from Lehigh Acres, Florida, was driving on U.S. Highway 310 near Fromberg at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday when his vehicle went off the road. The center of his hood struck a tree that was 2 feet in diameter.
The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1CkKVzG) the man was extricated from his vehicle and airlifted to a Billings hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
His name hasn’t been released.
Information from: The Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com
UPDATE: 2:00 p.m. The Precautionary Boil Water Notice Advisory issued Sunday (July 5th) at 7:15AM, to approximately 2,000 Lehigh Acres Utility System customers due to a vehicle hitting a utility pole and causing damage to a 12 inch water service main at 220 Homestead Road, has been repaired. Services are expected to be restored by 2:30 PM. Customers may experience an excess of air bubbles in the water until lines are fully flushed. This is normal and will soon clear.
The Florida Governmental Utility Authority (FGUA) has issued a Precautionary Boil Water Notice Advisory as of Sunday (July 5th) at 7:15AM, to approximately 2,000 Lehigh Acres Utility System customers due to a vehicle hitting a utility pole and causing damage to a 12 inch water service main at 220 Homestead Road. All customers residing from Homestead Road, south of Veterans Park to include Majestic Golf Course, Mirror Lakes and Parker Lakes in the Blackstone area, Mirror Lakes Elementary, East Lee High School, also customers in the Amberwood community off of Richmond Ave., that is south of Danby Road and Marby Road were affected. Repair crews are on site, water service is expected to be restored by 12:00PM.
Alva native Ross Chastain is hoping to celebrate the 4th of July in Victory Lane. He’ll be driving the #4 Chevrolet in Saturday’s Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. This is Chastain’s first full season on NASCAR’s Xfinity Series. The Riverdale High School grad started his year with a fourth-place finish at Daytona in the Alert Today Florida 300 on February 21st. Chastain told us, “It’s been a dream come true, I mean, in simplest words. It’s been my dream my whole life to race in NASCAR every week and now we’re racing the Xfinity Series and, you know, I’m getting on every track this year and just trying to get my feet wet.” Xfinity qualifying is scheduled for 2:35 pm on Saturday, with the race to follow at 7:30pm.
Intense lightning is believed to be responsible for over 18 fires in Lehigh Acres Thursday night near East 2nd Street, between Moore Road and Louis Avenue. The fires came very close to homes.
Multiple fires broke out around Lehigh Acres Thursday night. In two hours, crews worked over 18 different fires.
Neighbors are saying they noticed the fires just after hearing the sounds of thunder and lightning.
On Thursday, July 2, 2015, Lee County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit Detectives arrested a Lehigh Acres man responsible for shaking an infant that caused serious brain damage and charged him with Aggravated Child Abuse.
According to the investigation, the female infant was transported by EMS to a local hospital on June 21, 2015 for spontaneously stopping breathing and having seizures. While there, doctors reported to authorities that injuries were consistent with shaken baby syndrome. Following testing, medical staff determined the child was suffering from bleeding of the brain; the decision was made to air-lift the child to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami for care. In the doctor’s opinion, “the baby was shaken or a combination of being shaken and having suffered a blunt impact to the skull.”
Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexual predator registered as residing in Lee County, as well as whether the victim was a minor or adult at the time of offense.
Felicia Sims has moved to 2244 Wolverton Court, Alva, FL 33920. Her previous address was 561 Bell Blvd., Lehigh Acres, FL 33974.
Name/Description: Felicia Sims (DOB 7-12-75) B/F; 5’4” tall; 145 pounds; black hair, brown eyes.
New Address: 2244 Wolverton Court, Alva, FL 33920.
Sims was convicted in July 1994 of Sexual Battery.
Four youth were forced to clean up their vandalism before being arrested Friday after breaking into a house in Lehigh Acres, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.
When a handyman arrived at the house with his mother to meet with drywall contractors about 1:30 p.m., he saw a boy standing at the rear corner of the house. Rushing around the house, he then saw three more boys leave the back of the house.
Click here to read Richard Anglickis complaint.
During the meeting the commissioners refuse to apologize for the unprofessionalism of Chief John Wayne during the public hearing on May 26, 2015.
Commissioner Carter said, “Chief Wayne acted unprofessional during the meeting.”
Commissioner and Chairman Becker said, “I’m somewhat to blame, but we did the best we could.”