Daily Traffic Enforcement UpdateTuesday, September 8, 2015
The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is providing the information listed below in continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education, plus to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and death on Lee County roads.
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A can of coffee, drink mixes, baby wipes, laundry tablets, kitty litter - seemingly harmless household supplies, right? Not for a woman arrested at JFK Airport in New York. What appeared to be common enough items in her checked baggage to Barbados, turned out to be much more.
Southwest Florida Boating - what a way to spend a day! Labor Day, is considered the last long holiday weekend of summer. Even though Labor Day has come and gone, plans are still being made every dry weekend to enjoy our waterways.
"Cocaine is a white powder. It can be snorted up the nose or mixed with water and injected with a needle. Cocaine can also be made into small white rocks, called crack. Crack is smoked in a small glass pipe.
Tips led to 696 arrests in 2013
Tips made through the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers program continually lead to arrests and the seizure of drugs and stolen property. In 2013, 696 criminals were arrested closing 1,600 cases and resulting in the seizure of more than $1 million in drugs and property.
Recognized by its colorful mural of the Florida swamp, the Everglades Convenience Store on 10th Street North in Naples had become known for another feature: selling synthetic marijuana, police say.
5 arrested on drug charges
Drug Crime Bust in Fort Myers
It will soon be a little harder to get high on illegal drugs in Florida. A new bill signed by Governor Rick Scott makes it illegal for retail stores to knowingly sell drug paraphernalia like glass pipes and bongs.