(March 21, 2017) - A North Fort Myers man was located by Cape Coral Police and charged with several crimes occurring over the last two weeks.
Officer Wilson located Tyreek Carter in possession of a stolen black Honda SUV at the Hancock Ballfield located at 2211 Hancock Bridge Parkway. Carter dropped the keys to the Honda when Officer Wilson detained him. The Honda was reported stolen out of Lee County on March 16th. Carter had 8 active warrants out of Lee County for Failure to Appear and was arrested. A baggie of marijuana was found inside the center console that belonged to Carter, as well as a black pellet gun. A Lee County Sheriff's Office detective came to CCPD headquarters to interview Carter about the vehicle out of LCSO's jurisdiction. Carter was also involved in three incidents this month in Cape Coral that resulted in additional charges.
On March 10th, Carter was involved in a hit and run traffic crash at the 1600 block of Hancock Bridge Parkway. Carter struck another vehicle from behind and then drove off. The other driver knew Carter because they used to be neighbors. Officer Sasso charged Carter for Hit and Run/Leaving Scene of Crash with Property Damage and for no valid driver's license.
On March 12th, Carter was involved in a robbery in the 1200 block of SE 9th Terrace. Carter and three other males beat up the victim, knocked two of his teeth out and stole his gold chain. The victim stated that one of the males was Carter. Detective Lebid charged Carter with Robbery by Sudden Snatching and Aggravated Battery.
On March 18th, Carter was involved in a road rage incident at the 1500 block of Santa Barbara Boulevard. Carter pointed a gun at the victim who identified Carter from a photo lineup. The victims were in fear for their lives and wanted to press charges. Officer Thomas came in to interview Carter about the incident, and charged Carter for Aggravated Assault.
ARRESTED: Tyreek Anthony Carter, B/M, DOB: 3-10-1998, of 4496 Frankie Court, North Fort Myers FL
CHARGES: Robbery by Sudden Snatching, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault, Hit & Run/Leaving Scene of Crash with Property Damage, Possession of Marijuana <20 grams, Driving w/o Valid License
CR#: 17-004370, 17-004502, 17-004949, 17-005052
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