Wednesday, August 17, 2022


While on land patrol, Officers Eaton and Reith performed resource inspections and license checks within the Big Cypress WMA.  The officers stopped to check three individuals and found that one of them had an arrest warrant from Franklin County.  The individual was placed into custody and booked into the Collier County jail.

Officers Despian, Kleis and Lugg responded to a call of a missing swimmer in the area of Camp Lulu in the Ten Thousand Islands. Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies, officers with the National Park Service, and fire rescue from multiple agencies also responded to assist.  After a short search, the missing person was located unharmed.  Emergency medical services evaluated and cleared the swimmer and he was able to return to the rest of his group.

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