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UPDATE - Photos and Surveillance Video of Robbery Suspects

UPDATE - Photos and Surveillance Video of Robbery Suspects

(November 21, 2018)-  The Cape Coral Police Department Major Crimes Unit detectives are releasing this short surveillance video and still photographs in hopes that someone may be able to identify the two suspects. This is in reference to the armed robbery at Circle K, 1829 Skyline Blvd on November 21, 2018 around 3:12 AM. The original release can be found here.

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If you have any information on the identity of the suspects, 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. Detective Thomas Kortright is the detective assigned to this case. Please use this Case Report # 18-022592.

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

Early Morning Armed Robbery Being Investigated

Early Morning Armed Robbery Being Investigated

(November 21, 2018)-  On November 21, 2018, around 3:12 AM, Cape Coral Police responded to a call for service at 1829 Skyline Blvd (Circle K) in reference to a robbery with a firearm.

Two black males with bandanas over their faces with one wearing an “FGCU” hoodie, pointed a handgun at the manager of the Circle K demanding money. The two fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. Additional resources responded to the scene; K-9, Aviation, and Cape Coral Police Department Major Crimes Unit. A Ping4Alerts! was sent out warning those in the area of the circumstances of the increased police presence. This is an ongoing investigation. Once more accurate information is developed it will be released.


If you have any information on the identity of the suspects, 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. Please use this Case Report # 18-022592.

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

Single Vehicle Crash Leaves One With Life Threatening Injuries

Single Vehicle Crash Leaves One With Life Threatening Injuries

(November 21, 2018)-  Cape Coral Police are investigating a serious injury crash that sent one to the hospital.

On November 20, 2018 around 2:23 PM, Cape Coral Police responded to a call for service in reference to a single vehicle traffic crash at the 400 block of Diplomat Pkwy E. 

The only occupant was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  A Major Crash Investigator, Victim Advocate, Forensics, and a Drug Recognition Expert responded to assist with this investigation. A Ping4alerts! was sent, warning drivers and residents of the traffic hazard.

The preliminary synopsis of the Major Crash Investigator is below:

DATE:   November 20, 2018

TIME:   2:23 pm

LOCATION:   400-block Diplomat Parkway East

CR#:   18-022548

VEHICLE 1:   1999 red Pontiac Sunfire convertible 2-door, Florida tag# EGIA62.

DRIVER 1:   John E. Lamp, Jr, 58 year old, W/M, of Cape Coral.

DRIVER 1 INJURIES:   Lamp suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash.

 SYNOPSIS:

Vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound in the outside travel lane of the 400-block of Diplomat Parkway East, approaching the intersection at NE 4th Place. Vehicle 1 left the roadway to the right, continuing to travel east across several vacant lots. Vehicle 1 then struck the septic field mound in front of 410 Diplomat Parkway East, causing Vehicle 1 to become airborne. Vehicle 1 continued east where the front of Vehicle 1 again struck the ground. The impact caused Vehicle 1 to rotate on its side and then its top as it slid across the lot and onto the roadway on NE 4th Place, where it came to final rest.

The driver of Vehicle 1 suffered life threatening injuries and was trauma alerted to Lee Memorial Hospital. 

Major Crash Investigators and a Drug Recognition Expert responded to take over the investigation.

Alcohol/drugs ARE a factor in the traffic crash. Next-of-kin HAVE BEEN notified.

***There are 8 traffic fatalities and 28 MCI usages in our city in 2018. (There are 3 fatalities that are ruled "medical" and the cause of death is not related to injuries in the traffic crash.

2018= 8 Traffic Fatalities, 3 DUI related (28 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 3 medical ruled deaths)

2017= 17 Traffic fatalities, 8 DUI related (46 MCI usages)

2016= 11 Traffic fatalities, 4 DUI related (35 MCI usages)

2015= 13 Traffic fatalities, 9 DUI related (43 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 1 medical ruled death)

2014= 10 Traffic fatalities, 5 DUI related (40 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 2 medical ruled death)

2013= 19 Traffic fatalities, 6 DUI related (43 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 3 medical ruled deaths)

2012= 10 Traffic fatalities, 6 DUI related (21 MCI usages)

2011= 11 Traffic fatalities, 4 DUI related (24 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 2 medical and 1 suicide ruled deaths)

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