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Woman arrested in Collier County, accused of stealing money from former employer

A 44-year-old Golden Gate woman was arrested on felony warrants, charging her with stealing more than $35,000 from her former employer, according to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office. Lisa Yvonne Elliott is charged with scheming to defraud and grand theft. Her arrest culminated in a years-long investigation by the CCSO Economic Crimes Unit, according to […]

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Cape Coral woman arrested, accused of misuse of company funds

A Cape Coral woman was arrested last month for using local business funds for her own personal use, according to Cape Coral police. Stephanie Lynn Parramore, 49, was an office manager for a local business, police said. She was employed since January 2020. Cape Coral police did not specify where Parramore was employed. Parramore wrote […]

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Bonita Springs man wins $25M from scratch-off ticket

Bonita Springs man George Demetriades won $25 million off a scratch ticket. Demetriades bought the winning ticket from a Circle K gas station at 10460 Bonita Beach Road. He chose to receive a one-time, lump-sum payment of $20.56 million, according to a press release from the Florida Lottery. The retailer will also receive a $50,000 […]

Naples man one of first to undergo heart surgery with local anesthesia

A Naples man recently underwent a life-saving surgery that might not have been possible if it weren’t for a creative solution by the heart team at NCH. He is like many patients who present a great risk of going under general anesthesia. Casey Wolff has the lung capacity of a man twice his age born […]