CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Cape Police Detectives Arrest Robbery Suspect
(February 17, 2012)- On February 15th Cape Coral Police were called to 2020 Savona Parkway West for a report of a robbery and aggravated battery. A neighbor called police to report that that homeowner of 2020 Savona Parkway (Victim) knocked on his door asking for help, the victim was covered in blood.
The victim told officers that his acquaintance, James Keagle, had beaten him. The victim had recently allowed Keagle to stay with him as the two were beginning an internet sales business.
The business was not going to work out and the victim told Keagle that he needed to move out. Several minutes later, Keagle confronted the victim while armed with an unknown blunt object in his hand. Keagle demanded money and began bludgeoning him on the head with the blunt object.
Keagle was aware that the victim had recently sold an automobile and still had the cash at his home. The victim was able to get away and run to the neighbor's house for help. Keagle fled the home prior to the arrival of Cape Coral Police.
On Thursday February 16th a Cape Coral Police Detective assigned to the US Marshal's Fugitive Task force received a tip that Keagle was staying at the Candlewood Suites in Fort Myers. Cape Police Detectives along with the US Marshal's Fugitive Task Force located Keagle at the hotel and took him into custody without incident. Keagle was arrested on charges of robbery and aggravated battery and taken to the Lee County Jail.