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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Robbery Arrests

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Date: April 28, 2020

Robbery Arrests


After a sequence of events stemming from a Robbery to a person with a Firearm, on April 22, 2020 at Sunterra Apartments located at 3541 Evans Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida, we would like to advise the public that all three individuals are now in custody.


In a great collaboration of police work from Officers, Detectives and our Group Violence Intervention Unit this violent trio is off the streets.


Alexander Baptiste B/M 05-03-1999 was arrested in an unrelated traffic stop on April 24, 2020 for Violation of Community Control warrant when he was a passenger of a vehicle. He was later served while he was housed at the Lee County Jail on the new charges of Robbery with a Firearm on April 26, 2020 by Fort Myers Police Detectives for his role in the incident.


Baptiste along with Terry Flourney B/M 10-18-99 and Desmond Belmer B/M 09-05-01 were identified through tireless efforts on all parts.


On April 27, 2020 Belmer and Flournoy were taken into custody by the GVI (Group Intervention Unit) with mutual aid assistance.


Belmer remains in custody for the charges of Robbery with a Firearm with a current bond of $45,000

Flourney remains in custody for the charges of Robbery with a Firearm with a current bond of $45,000 and Possession of a weapon by Florida Convicted Felon with a bond of $20,000

Baptiste remains in custody for the charge of Robbery with a Firearm with a bond of $50,000


This trio has more than 20 arrests each.

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