Cape Coral Police Department
1100 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Date: May 4, 2011
Subject: Cape Coral Police Detectives Make Arrest in Stabbing Investigation
On May 2nd at 1:30am Cape Coral Police responded to a report of a stabbing at 2218 NE 6th Street. Upon officers arriving, they contacted the 24year old male victim. The victim told officers that his mother was involved in an argument with his girlfriend earlier in the evening.
The victim's girlfriend contacted her ex-boyfriend, Jeffrey Fellows viathe computer which caused the argument. The victim's girlfriend instructed Fellows to come to the home and pick her up unbeknownst tothe victim and his mother.
Shortly thereafter, Fellows knocked on the victim's door. The victim opened the door, recognized Fellows and immediately instructed him toleave the property. The two men argued as they walked down the driveway toward the street.
As the two men got to the street, Fellows pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the stomach. Fellows then slashed the victim twice withthe knife, once across the shoulder and once behind the head. Fellows then got into his car and fled the area. The victim was transported toLee Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released for his stab wounds.
On May 3rd at 9:00am, Officer Chris Lucas of the Street Crimes Unit located Fellows at a home in central Fort Myers (2328 Katherine Street)where he was hiding and placed him under arrest.
Fellows was interviewed by Detective Erica Cunningham while at Cape Coral Police Headquarters. Fellows admitted stabbing the victim after the victim took a swing at him. He further stated that he stabbed the victim two additional times to "make sure that he didn't get back up".Fellows was charged with Aggravated Battery and taken to the Lee County Jail.
"This was an excellent job by our Street Crimes Unit to find Mr. Fellows so quickly. Another violent felon has been taken off of the streets of southwest Florida." -Lieutenant Tony Sizemore.
Jeffrey Fellows (03-02-85)
1016 Yellowstone Drive
North Fort Myers, FL