Cape Coral Police Department Need Your Help Identifying Two Suspects

Cape Coral Police Department Need Your Help Identifying Two Suspects

The Cape Coral Police Department needs your help in identifying the below suspects. They entered the Burlington Department Store, located at 1810 NE Pine Island Rd, grabbed $380.00 in merchandise and ran out of the store. They got into the red SUV pictured below. We know the pictures are not the best quality, but please take a look.

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. Please use this Case Report # 19-016759

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

Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash Involved a Fatality

Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash Involved a Fatality

Yesterday there was a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle that drove off of the roadway causing life threatening injuries to the driver. Later that evening, the driver of the motorcycle died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the traffic crash. The details are listed below.


DATE:  September 7, 2019

TIME:   2:57 pm

LOCATION: 2800 block CR 884 (Veterans Pkwy W)

CR#:   19-016836

ASSIGNED THI: Officer Jeffrey Barkley

 VEHICLE 1: 2015 Harley Davidson Road Glide motorcycle, Florida tag# XV9D.

DRIVER 1: Shawn Michael O’Brien

DRIVER 1 INJURIES: O’Brien suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash.

 SYNOPSIS:

 Vehicle 1 was traveling southeast in the 2800 block of CR 884 (Veterans Pkwy W) in the right outside lane. Vehicle 1 was traveling at a very high rate of speed as it approached a curve in the roadway. Vehicle 1 was traveling too fast to negotiate the curve. Vehicle 1 left the roadway to the right and entered a grassy area. Vehicle 1 traveled approximately 490 feet where the motorcycle fell over in the grass. Vehicle 1 continued tumbling/sliding along the grass and crossed over a bicycle/pedestrian walkway. Driver 1 was ejected from the vehicle. Vehicle 1 continued tumbling/sliding until it came to final rest in the grass approximately 700 feet from where it originally left the roadway.

 Driver 1 suffered life threatening injuries and was trauma alerted to Lee Memorial Hospital via ambulance. Driver 1 later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.  

 THI Officers J. Barkley and P. Wilson responded along with Forensic Tech L. Lansky. DRE Officer H. Esterle and Victim’s Advocate M. Pena responded to Lee Memorial Hospital.  

 This traffic crash IS alcohol/drug related.  The next-of-kin HAS BEEN notified. Driver 1 was NOT wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

 ***There are 13 traffic fatalities and 19 MCI usages in our city in 2019. (There is 1 fatality that is ruled "medical" and the cause of death is not related to injuries in the traffic crash.)

2019= 13 Traffic Fatalities, 4 DUI related (19 MCI usages)(this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 1 medical ruled deaths)

2018= 8 Traffic Fatalities, 3 DUI related (30 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)

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

 

Traffic Crash at Skyline Blvd and SW 37th St Results In a Fatality

Traffic Crash at Skyline Blvd and SW 37th St Results In a Fatality

DATE:  September 5, 2019

TIME:  8:50 PM

LOCATION: Intersection of Skyline Boulevard and SW 37th Street

CR#:  19-016715

ASSIGNED THI: Officer Danny Gray

VEHICLE 1: Red 2003 Honda Ruckus motorcycle

DRIVER 1: Matthew Christopher Girard, W/M, 05/09/1971 

DRIVER 1 INJURIES: Girard died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

 

VEHICLE 2: Gold 2004 Toyota Sienna minivan

DRIVER 2: Sarah Ann Conley, W/F

DRIVER 2 INJURIES: Sarah Conley was not injured in the crash.

VEHICLE 2 PASSENGER 1: Juvenile, W/F

VEHICLE 2 PASSENGER 1 INJURIES: Allie Conley was not injured in the crash.

VEHICLE 2 PASSENGER 2: Juvenile

VEHICLE 2 PASSENGER 2 INJURIES: Juvenile was not injured in the crash.

 SYNOPSIS:

Vehicle 1 was traveling north on Skyline Blvd and upon reaching the intersection with SW 37th St, moved into the center median turn lane to turn left onto SW 37th St. Vehicle 2 was traveling south on Skyline Blvd in the inside lane approaching the intersection with SW 37th St. As Vehicle 2 passed south through the intersection, Vehicle 1 suddenly turned left across the path of Vehicle 2. The left front portion of Vehicle 2 collided with the front right side of Vehicle 1. The collision ejected the driver of Vehicle 1 who came to rest in the center median crossover approximately 30 feet south of the area of impact. A portion of Vehicle 1 came to final rest approximately 15 feet south of the area of impact. After the collision, Vehicle 2 continued south, crossed into the outside lane, and came to a controlled stop approximately 160 feet south of the area of impact.

 The driver of Vehicle 1 died on-scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The driver of Vehicle 1 was wearing a helmet (Non-DOT). The driver and passengers of Vehicle 2 were not injured. 

 THI Ofc D. Gray and DRE’s Sgt H. Causer and Officer R. Martini responded. CCPD Forensic Technician C. Potts and Victims Advocate C. Seymour also responded.

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


***There are 12 traffic fatalities and 18 MCI usages in our city in 2019. (There is 1 fatality that is ruled "medical" and the cause of death is not related to injuries in the traffic crash.)2019= 12 Traffic Fatalities, 3 DUI related (18 MCI usages)(this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 1 medical ruled deaths)2018= 8 Traffic Fatalities, 3 DUI related (30 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)

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