Man accused of defecating in Joe’s Crab Shack arrested after jumping naked into Caloosahatchee

Writer: Matthew Seaver
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Fort Myers police say the man accused of defecating on the floor of a Joe’s Crab Shack after breaking in has been identified and arrested.

Police say, Nathan Long, 43, was arrested after they responded to reports of a naked man jumping into the Caloosahatchee near West First Street on Tuesday.

(Credit: Fort Myers Police Department)

Long was found nearby on a derelict boat, and a detective recognized him from the surveillance video of the Joe’s Crab Shack burglary.

In an interview after his arrest, Long admitted to police that he was the man they had been looking for.

Long is facing charges of burglary, petit theft, and property damage. He is being held in the Lee County jail without bond.

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