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Cape Coral Police Need Your Help Identifying a Retail Theft Suspect

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

(July 30, 2014)- On July 11, 2014 at around 4:00 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to Wal-Mart, located at 1619 Del Prado Boulevard South, regarding a past-occurred retail theft.

Loss-prevention personnel stated that on July 6th at approximately 7:00 AM, a black male was shopping inside the store.  The male selected some items from the electronics section, then went into the lingerie aisle, and concealed the items into a plastic Wal-Mart bag.  The male left the store through the garden section entrance/exit, passing all points of sale, without paying for the concealed merchandise.  While leaving the store, the male was asked by an associate to provide a receipt for the items in the bag.  The male then ran away into the parking lot, and left the scene in a red Toyota Camry, unknown tag.

The following items were stolen by the male, for a total dollar amount of $142.85:

  • One DVD of the movie "Ride Along."
  • One Blue Ray disc of the movie "Non-Stop."
  • One Playstation 3 Dualshock 3 controller.
  • One Linksys USB adapter.

The suspect is described as a black male, 18-25 years of age, with black hair, brown eyes, approximately 160 pounds, from 5`10 to 6`00 tall, with a back goatee.  The suspect was wearing a black tee shirt, blue jean shorts, and a black and a skull cap.

Please take a look at the photos 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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FRAUD ALERT- Phone Scammers Posing as Cape Coral Police Detective!

PHOTO:  Cape Coral Police Department shield.  (Photo Courtesy of Cape Coral Police Department)

PHOTO:  Cape Coral Police Department shield.  (Photo Courtesy of Cape Coral Police Department)

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

 

FRAUD ALERT- Phone Scammers Posing as Cape Coral Police Detective!

 

(July 28, 2014)-  Cape Coral Police are warning citizens of a telephone scam where scammers are posing as Cape Coral Police Detectives.

Today, the Cape Coral Police Department has received 4 calls from New York, Pennsylvania, Utah and Texas about a fraud using the name of a Cape Coral Police Detective.  In three of the incidents, males have received a text claiming to be from a Cape Coral Police Detective.  The text says that they are being investigated for soliciting a 17 year-old minor and attempted sexual battery, and to contact the sender.  When the victim calls, they speak to a male subject claiming to be a Cape Coral Police Detective.  The impostor tells the victim that to avoid prosecution they will need to register for a program that will cost around $800.  One potential victim said the suspect called him directly and attempted this scam, rather than texting.

The Cape Coral Police Department is aware of this and is currently investigating.  This is a scam!  No member of the Cape Coral Police Department will ever call to solicit monies in lieu of prosecution.

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect or have received one of these text messages or phone calls, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223.

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Parking Lot Fight Ends with Gunfire, Arrest

PHOTO:  ARRESTED:  Gregory Page, W/M, DOB: 10-22-1988, of 13601 Parchcrest Boulevard, Fort Myers.  CHARGES:  Aggravated Assault (2 counts), Carrying a Concealed Firearm, Discharging a Firearm in Public, Improper Exhibition of a Firearm, and Resisting Without Violence.  (Photo Courtesy of LCSO)

PHOTO:  ARRESTED:  Gregory Page, W/M, DOB: 10-22-1988, of 13601 Parchcrest Boulevard, Fort Myers.  CHARGES:  Aggravated Assault (2 counts), Carrying a Concealed Firearm, Discharging a Firearm in Public, Improper Exhibition of a Firearm, and Resisting Without Violence.  (Photo Courtesy of LCSO)

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

 

Parking Lot Fight Ends with Gunfire, Arrest

 

(July 25, 2014)-  Last night, around 11:30 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to a disturbance at Diamond Billiards, located at 1242 SW Pine Island Rd.  While en route, The call was upgraded to include a report of shots fired.

As officers responded, they learned from numerous eyewitnesses that a tall skinny white male wearing a purple shirt, jeans, and a purple hat started a verbal altercation that began inside the business and continued out into the parking lot.  Witnesses stated that the male reportedly pulled a pistol, pointing it at two patrons.  He then fired a shot at the ground and into the air from a black semiautomatic handgun, stating, "I have a gun.  I'll kill you."  The victims were in fear for their lives and fled upon seeing the gun.  Responding officers were told by witnesses that the suspect fled on foot, across Pine Island Rd.

During a search of the area, Officers located the suspect, identified as Gregory Page, W/M, DOB: 10-22-1988, of 13601 Parchcrest Boulevard, Fort Myers, in the front yard of 323 SW 11th Place.  Officers conducted "show-ups," bringing witnesses to the location where Page was detained for the purposes of identification.  Multiple witnesses independently identified Page as the subject who made threats and fired the gun.

Page initially told Officers he never had a gun, but his "friend" "Mike" did and offered it to him.  Page later admitted to having carried a pistol and disposing of it in the water retention/swale area of the Downtowner Carwash at 1203 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, Lee County, FL as he ran past it, heading into the neighborhood where he was subsequently located.

Cape Coral Police Department Detectives and Forensics responded and collected evidence.

Page was arrested, charged with Aggravated Assault (2 counts), Carrying a Concealed Firearm, Discharging a Firearm in Public, Improper Exhibition of a Firearm, and Resisting Without Violence.  He was later transported to Lee County Jail.

ARRESTED:  Gregory Page, W/M, DOB: 10-22-1988, of 13601 Parchcrest Boulevard, Fort Myers.
CHARGES:  Aggravated Assault (2 counts), Carrying a Concealed Firearm, Discharging a Firearm in Public, Improper Exhibition of a Firearm, and Resisting Without Violence.

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