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Annual Candlelight Ceremony Thursday, May 8th, 2014

PHOTO:  Picture of invitation to the Cape Coral Police Department 2014 Candlelight Ceremony.  (Photo Courtesy of Cape Coral Police Department)

PHOTO:  Picture of invitation to the Cape Coral Police Department 2014 Candlelight Ceremony.  (Photo Courtesy of Cape Coral Police Department)

CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
239-242-3341

Annual Candlelight Ceremony Thursday, May 8th


(April 17, 2014)- The Cape Coral Police Department's Annual Candlelight Ceremony is set for Thursday May 8th, 2014 at 7:00pm at Police Headquarters.

The ceremony is hosted by the Cape Coral Police Department's Victim Assistance Unit and is aimed at remembering loved ones who have passed. Survivors will be in attendance where they will display a photo of their loved ones.

If you plan on attending to honor a lost loved one, please bring a framed picture of him or her. You are encouraged to call the Victim Assistance Unit to RSVP at 239-574-0653.

Click the link below to download a PDF of the invitation.

Candlelight Ceremony invitation PDF


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Crimestoppers Tip Leads to Apprehension of Retail Theft Suspect

CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33990
(239) 242-3341

 

Crimestoppers Tip Leads to Apprehension of Retail Theft Suspect

 

(April 16, 2014)-  Acting on a tip received by SWFL Crimestoppers, Cape Coral Police were able to develop probable cause and make an arrest in a retail theft that occurred on April 3, 2014.

Angel L. Torres, H/M, DOB: 10-16-1975, of 2846 SE 16th Place #4, Cape Coral, FL was arrested on Tuesday for one count of retail theft.

"This is a great example of how getting information out to the community quickly, we were able to make a difference in getting a quick identification and apprehension.  It's also a great example of how the SWFL Crimestoppers organization can get results."- Det. Sergeant Dana Coston, Cape Coral Police Department Public Affairs Officer

Original release after the break.

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CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33990
(239) 242-3341

 

Cape Coral Police Need Your Help Identifying a Retail Theft Suspect

 

(April 3, 2014)- Cape Coral Police need your help in identifying a retail theft suspect.

 On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 (Sports Authority) 1810 NE Pine Island Road Cape Coral, Lee County, Florida reported a theft of store merchandise.  The manager was notified by store employees that a hispanic male entered the store with a jacket in his hand and that he (the Hispanic male) is the same individual that has been stealing merchandise from the store in the past. 

The manager walked to the footwear department and engaged in conversation with the hispanic male.  Assistance was requested and the manager then needed to assist a customer at which time the hispanic male exited the store with merchandise concealed under the jacket he was holding.  The manager then went back to the area where the Hispanic male had been and recovered four empty shoe boxes. The male concealed the shoes in his waistband and his jacket according to a store employee.  The total value of the stolen merchandise is $270.

 The suspect is described as:

  • Hispanic Male
  • 507-509, 160 lbs.
  • 30's to 40's
  • Bald 
     

Please take a look at the photos and video above.  If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip. Go to www.capecops.com/tips or text a tip- text CCPD+"Your Message" to CRIMES (274637). Finally, you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.

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