Devan Patel, Naples Daily News

Devan Patel

Naples Daily News

Naples, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Devan:

Witnesses recall details of first Collier County robbery attributed to 'ninja robber'

Witnesses recalled the details Monday of the first robbery tied to man suspected of being part of the "ninja robbers." → Read More

Collier EMS failed to take employee off shift after hospitalization for knife incident

A Collier County EMT returned to work a day after being Baker Acted for suicidal threats with a knife. → Read More

Federal lawsuit claims wrongful arrest, false statements by Collier County Sheriff's deputies

A federal lawsuit filed against Collier County claims deputies made a wrongful arrest, used excessive force and made false statements. → Read More

State declines to prosecute man accused of breaking off-duty cop's nose

A Naples man accused of breaking the nose of an off-duty police officer outside a bar last month will not face prosecution. → Read More

Collier deputies track down 3 men suspected of stealing semi-cab, shipping container

Collier County Sheriff's deputies have apprehended three men in connection with a semi-cab and trailer reported stolen out of the Miami area. → Read More

Attorney of Marco Island police records clerk issues ultimatum before filing lawsuit

The legal counsel for a Marco police records clerk issued an ultimatum to the city to resolve claims alleged in her EEOC complaint or face a lawsuit. → Read More

Estero man accused of threatening, pointing gun at employees in Bonita Springs dentist's office back in jail

A man arrested during a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement operation targeting violent crime is back in jail, two weeks after bonding out. → Read More

Estero man accused of threatening, pointing gun at employees in Bonita Springs dentist's office back in jail

A man arrested during a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement operation targeting violent crime is back in jail, two weeks after bonding out. → Read More

Drugs, weapon charges make up most of Operation Triple Beam arrests

Arrests made from a three-month multi-jurisdictional law enforcement operation in Lee County consisted of mostly drug and weapons offenses. → Read More

Police say human remains found in Fort Myers last month were of petite female

The human skeletal remains found in Fort Myers last month belong to a petite female, police say. → Read More

Sammy Hamilton, former Everglades City mayor, dies at age 85

Sammy Hamilton, the onetime mayor of Everglades City, passed away Friday at the age of 85. → Read More

Up in smoke? Hemp law complicates prosecution of marijuana possession charges in Florida

The new hemp law is forcing state attorney's offices and law enforcement agencies to rethink the way marijuana charges are handled. → Read More

Up in smoke? Hemp law complicates prosecution of marijuana possession charges in Florida

The new hemp law is forcing state attorney's offices and law enforcement agencies to rethink the way marijuana charges are handled. → Read More

Marco fire training chief arrested, accused of domestic violence and obstruction

Collier deputies reported they arrested Grady Harrison, 33, after responding to a call in which a woman said her husband was trying to kill her. → Read More

North Naples man arrested on child porn, drug charges

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Collier County Sheriff's Office have arrested a North Naples man on child pornography and drug charges. → Read More

Documents: Marco man involved in armed standoff with police hasn't sought mental health aid

There also have been further incidents of aggressive behavior, his mother reported. → Read More

Immokalee man arrested on suspicion of grand theft auto linked to slew of other burglaries

An Immokalee teen apprehended Tuesday morning after a brief car chase has been linked to several burglaries that occurred over the past few days. → Read More

Collier County Sheriff's deputies apprehend two suspects in car theft after chase

Collier County Sheriff's deputies apprehended two men suspected of grand theft auto Monday evening after a brief chase ended in Golden Gate. → Read More

Everglades City files civil suit against ex-mayor accused of embezzling funds

The city of Everglades City has filed a civil suit against former Mayor Sammy Hamilton, who has been accused of embezzling city funds. → Read More

Naples man accused of bribing cops, using racial slurs after arrest on suspicion of DUI

A Naples man is facing charges of trying to bribe a deputy and striking another in the face with his clothes after being arrested Sunday evening. → Read More