Two Men Indicted For Possessing And Selling Fraudulent Identification DocumentsUnited States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the unsealing of indictments charging Daniel Aguilar-Roblero (40, Fort Myers) and Cornelio Perez Gonzalez Arellano (29, Fort Myers) with possessing counterfeit immigration documents and transferring false identification documents.
Leader Of Fort Myers Drug Trafficking Organization Guilty Of Killing An FBI InformantA federal jury has found Fort Myers man guilty of conspiracy to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine and of tampering with an informant by killing.
Fort Myers Man Sentenced For Possessing FentanylU.S. District Judge Thomas Barber has sentenced Bobby Louis Lesane, Jr. (37, Fort Myers) to 13 years in federal prison for possessing with intent to distribute fentanyl.
Fort Myers Man Sentenced For Illegally Possessing A FirearmU.S. District Judge Thomas P. Barber has sentenced Richard James Bassett, Jr. (47, Fort Myers) to 18 years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and for violating the conditions of supervised release from a prior federal drug conviction. Bassett had pleaded guilty on July 16, 2021.
Florida Man Sentenced For Possessing Fentanyl With Intent To DistributeU.S. District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell has sentenced David Levon Massey (32, Cape Coral) to 20 years in federal prison for possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute. Massey had pleaded guilty on July 7, 2021.
Florida Man Sentenced For Firearms Offense And For Receiving Illegal Drugs Through The MailU.S. District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell has sentenced Bradleigh Wayne Carter (32, Fort Myers) to 22 years and 6 months in federal prison for attempted possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams of methamphetamine and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Couple Indicted For COVID Relief FraudActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Amber Rewis Bruey (34) and Anthony James Bruey (35), a married couple from Lehigh Acres, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and illegal monetary transactions.
Florida Medical Doctor Pleads Guilty For Dispensing Controlled Substances For No Legitimate Medical PurposeGerald Michael Abraham (76, Naples) has pleaded guilty to three counts of dispensing controlled substances for no legitimate medical purpose. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on each count.
Florida Man Sentenced For Possessing Images and Videos Depicting Child Sexual AbuseFort Myers man sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possessing images and videos depicting sexual abuse of children.
North Fort Myers Man Sentenced For Counterfeiting Federal Reserve NotesNorth Fort Myers man sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for counterfeiting federal reserve notes.
Former School Teacher Sentenced To Prison For Child PornographyFormer school teacher has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for possession of images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of children.
COVID-19 And How Some States Are Reacting To The Surge In CasesIn Florida, the mask issue has tempers flaring. A man yelled at an elderly woman at a Costco after she asked him to follow the store rules and put on a mask. CBS News reports, the man has been fired from his job at an insurance agency.