Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jail Leadership Initiative Graduates 2nd Class

The Southwest Florida Jail Leadership Initiative graduated its second class, including six members of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, on Tuesday.
Emery Gainey, director of Law Enforcement Relations, Victim Services & Criminal Justice Programs at the Florida Office of the Attorney General, was the guest speaker at the luncheon event, held at the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy in Fort Myers. 
The Southwest Florida Jail Leadership Initiative is a joint effort with five counties (Collier, Lee, Glades, Hendry and Lee), Southwest Florida Public Service Academy and American Jail Association to prepare future leaders in the corrections field.

The 19-member graduating class included six from CCSO: Lt. Joe Williams, Lt. Shirley Noya, Sgt. Joan Capo, Sgt. David Dellinger, Sgt. Ben Lopez, and Sgt. Erik Miller. 

CCSO Traffic Enforcement Spots

Monday, Oct. 27:

Orange Blossom Drive and Livingston Road- Speeding
Golden Gate Parkway and Airport-Pulling Road- Aggressive driving
Immokalee Road and Logan Boulevard- Seatbelt safety

Tuesday, Oct. 28:

Collier and Davis boulevards - Red-light running
Lely Cultural Parkway at Lely Elementary - Speeding
U.S. 41 East and Barefoot Williams Road- Speeding

Wednesday, Oct. 29:

Pine Ridge Road and Naples Boulevard- Seatbelt safety
Airport-Pulling and Vanderbilt Beach roads- Red-light running
Green Boulevard - Speeding

Thursday, Oct. 30:

Manatee Road at Manatee Elementary- Aggressive driving
U.S. 41 East and Bayshore Drive – Speeding
Pine Ridge Road and Logan Boulevard- Red-light running

Friday, Oct. 31: 

Orange Blossom Drive and Airport-Pulling Road- Aggressive driving
Tropicana Boulevard - Speeding
Immokalee Road and I-75 southbound exit – Red-light running

Friday, October 17, 2014

CCSO Wanted Bulletin

The Collier County Sheriff's Office posts a bulletin of people wanted on active criminal warrants in Collier County. You can see their photos and charges.

If you have any information on any of these people, do not attempt to apprehend them.

Call CCSO at 239.252.9300 or our anonymous tips line at 1.800.780.TIPS (8477).

Click here to see this week's wanted bulletin.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

CCSO Traffic Enforcement Spots

Monday, Oct. 20:

Donna Street and Radio Road - Red-light running
Floridan Avenue - Speeding
Airport-Pulling Road at Pelican Marsh Elementary - Speeding

Tuesday, Oct. 21:

Pine Ridge Road at I-75 northbound exit – Aggressive driving
Coronado Parkway and Hunter Boulevard- Speeding
Oil Well Road at Corkscrew Middle School - Aggressive driving

Wednesday, Oct. 22:

Orange Blossom Drive and Goodlette-Frank Road - Aggressive driving
Vanderbilt Beach Road and Strada Place - Red-light running
Piper Boulevard - Speeding

Thursday, Oct. 23:

Pine Ridge Road and Napa Boulevard – Red-light running
Collier and Davis boulevards- Speeding
Vanderbilt Drive - Speeding

Friday, Oct. 24:

U.S. 41 East and Whistlers Cove Circle- Speeding
Golden Gate Boulevard at Big Cypress Elementary – Aggressive driving
44th Street Southwest - Seat belt safety

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Sexual Predator Has New Address

Name: Artabandhu Grenham

Date of birth: July 13, 1977

Description: White male, 6 feet 3 inches tall, 209 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes

Current address: 2800 Bayview Drive, Room #2, East Naples

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has notified the Collier County Sheriff’s Office that registered sexual predator Artabandhu Grenham has moved and currently resides at 2800 Bayview Drive, Room #2 in East Naples.

Grenham is designated as a sexual predator pursuant to Section FSS 775.21. His qualifying offenses are Lewd Assault Sexual Battery on Victim under 16, F.S. 800.04(3); Possession of Photo showing Sexual Performance by a Child, F.S. 827.071(5).

Positive identification cannot be established unless a fingerprint comparison is made. If further information is needed, please contact the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender/Predator Unit at 239.530.5699, or via e-mail at sexoffenderunit@colliersheriff.net. Or contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Sexual Offender/Predator Unit at 1-888-FL-Predator (1-888-357-7332) from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. You may also go to the FDLE Sexual Predator/Offender website at http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/.

Click here to view the CCSO sexual predator alert.

Clean Up Golden Gate Estates!

Want to help Southwest Florida stay beautiful?

The Collier County Sheriff's Office, along with the county Code Enforcement and Waste Management departments, will team up with Golden Gate Estates residents to clean up the community on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dumpsters will be available on the vacant lot at the intersection of Immokalee Road and 4th ST NE to help haul away unwanted items. Hazardous household wastes including oil, paint, fertilizers, cleaners and fluorescent bulbs will be accepted. Furniture, tires (non-commercial) and appliances can be picked up.  Call 239-252-2380 to schedule a pick-up prior to placing items by the road. You must call 48-hours in advance of your regular recycling day.

For more information, contact Ralph Bosa with Collier County Code Enforcement at 239-252-2440.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Sexual Predator Has New Address

Name: Elido M. Chavez

Date of birth: March 13, 1943

Description: White male, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 132 pounds, gray hair and hazel eyes

Current address: 2005 45th Terrace S.W., Golden Gate

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has notified the Collier County Sheriff’s Office that registered sexual predator Elido M. Chavez has moved and currently resides at 2005 45th Terrace S.W. in Golden Gate.

Chavez is designated as a sexual predator pursuant to Section FSS 775.21. His qualifying offenses are sexual battery by adult/victim under 12, F.S. 794.011(2); Lewd, Lascivious on Child under 12; F.S. 800.04(5)(b).

Positive identification cannot be established unless a fingerprint comparison is made.

If further information is needed, please contact the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender/Predator Unit at 239.530.5699, or via e-mail at sexoffenderunit@colliersheriff.net. Or contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Sexual Offender/Predator Unit at 1-888-FL-Predator (1-888-357-7332) from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. You may also go to the FDLE Sexual Predator/Offender website at http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/.

Click here to view the CCSO sexual predator alert.

Elido M. Chavez