Thursday June 16, 2022

MAN SELLS DRUG ON SNAPCHAT

A man is accused of selling drugs, some laced with fentanyl, via Snapchat in Port St. Lucie.

Police arrested 18 year old Andrew Fick,  on Tuesday night. After learning about Fick selling drugs over the social media platform, detectives, on two occasions, bought drugs from him. It led to the seizure of more than 36 grams of cocaine laced with fentanyl and 18 oxycodone pills.

Fick faces charges of trafficking in fentanyl, trafficking in cocaine, sale of cocaine, and sale of oxycodone.

Fick is behind bars at the St. Lucie County Jail on a $195,000 bond

COW LOOSE IN PIONEER PLANATION

Hendry County deputies found a black cow on Tuesday running down Arcadia St and 9th Ave. in Pioneer Plantation.

Deputies captured the cow and sent it to the Sheriff’s Impound lot.

For anyone who has information on who this cow belongs to, call the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office at 863-674-5600 and ask for Sergeant Mark White.

Due to Florida Law if the cow is not claimed within three days it will belong to the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office.

ARREST MADE IN LEE COUNTY FOR MONDAYS CRIME SCENE IN SOUTH FORT MYERS

A Bonita Springs man has been arrested after being accused of killing his roommate over their home’s living conditions.

According to Lee County Sheriff  61-year-old Stanley Brown was arrested in connection with a Monday crime scene in south Fort Myers and faces charges of second-degree murder and tampering with evidence.

 LCSO linked Brown to the crime scenes and the victim after investigators say they found the victim’s blood in his car.

Lee County Sheriff says that Brown and the victim were acquaintances that had moved in together for one week before Brown is accused of killing his roommate because he was unhappy with the living conditions. The victim appears to have died from blunt force trauma. Blood from the scene was able to be matched in 90 minutes or less using new LCSO technology.

MORE HOMEOWNERS LOOSE INSURANCE AS ANOTHER COMPANIE GOES UNDER

The loss of homeowners insurance is a growing crisis in Florida and if you are not affected yet, you may soon be.

78,000 homeowners insurance policyholders are losing their coverage because Southern Fidelity Insurance will be liquidated.

It’s the fourth Florida insurance provider to fail this year and the first since state lawmakers met to tackle the property insurance crisis.

Tyler Nagle with Nagle Insurance LLC.  States that “Between 2013  and 2020 Florida’s property insurance paid out $15 billion and claim costs was only 8% of what was paid to consumers, while 71% was paid to attorney’s,” Its frivolous lawsuits that are costing billions to pay attorneys, that is driving this companies off the cliff said Nagle.

Nagle also stated that the insurance crisis is reaching many other sectors of business too.  It is affecting mortgage professionals and real estate agents trying to rely on insurance for closing – Nagle also feels that this crisis is going to get worse before it gets any better.