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Collier sheriff’s vehicle involved in crash, other driver arrested for DUI

A Collier County sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured in a crash early Saturday. The deputy, 46, was transported to NCH, according to Florida Highway Patrol. That deputy is now recovering in the hospital. A second driver, Tyler Joseph Korpela, 36, was arrested for DUI in the crash after running a red light, according to the […]

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FHP: Driver arrested in Collier County after striking bicyclist, leaving scene

A 56-year-old Boynton Beach man was arrested in Collier County on Friday after he struck a bicyclist and didn’t stop, troopers say. The Florida Highway Patrol said Michael Moncada, 56, was headed west on Davis Boulevard, attempting to enter a plaza, when his SUV collided with the 46-year-old male cyclist from Naples. It happened just […]

Teen tased: Did state trooper violate policy?

The mother of a teenager who was tased by an FHP trooper last week has hired an attorney to help fight the arrest she says happened because of racial profiling. Sixteen-year-old Jack Rodeman was arrested by Trooper George Smyrnios on June 16 and is currently being held at the Juvenile Assessment Center for 21 days. […]

14-year-old injured in hit-and-run while walking to Lehigh Acres bus stop

A 14-year-old child was injured after being hit by a pickup while walking to their school bus stop Tuesday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after the pickup drove off. A report states the teen was walking west along the right side of Golfview Boulevard near Circle Drive Lehigh Acres at 6:20 a.m. The […]