Some of the most wanted suspects in Southwest Florida

In the ongoing battle against crime, the “Most Wanted Wednesday” segment by WINK News stands as a crucial initiative aimed at capturing fugitives on the loose in Southwest Florida. Each week, this segment shines a spotlight on individuals who have evaded justice, underlining the community’s role in aiding law enforcement efforts.

By providing tips, residents have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the safety and security of their neighborhoods. Moreover, individuals aiding in the apprehension of these fugitives are eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000, incentivizing public participation in this critical endeavor.

Currently, the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers are on the lookout for three notable fugitives:

Emely Bell:

A repeat offender, Bell is currently sought in Lee County for violating probation related to petit theft charges. Her criminal history is notable, with nearly two dozen arrests on various charges.

She was previously convicted for stealing over $700 worth of merchandise from a local retail store, which resulted in her probation. Bell is also known to operate under the alias Emily Sanchez. Her repeated violations underscore the importance of her capture to prevent further criminal activity.

Rene Andres Garcia:

Known for his criminal activities in both Lee and Collier Counties, Garcia has established connections in Fort Myers, Immokalee, Labelle, and Moore Haven.

He is wanted for breaching probation terms set by Collier County, specifically for fleeing from law enforcement and ignoring orders to halt. Garcia’s past employment includes positions as a landscaper and concrete laborer, indicating possible local community ties that could assist in his location and arrest.

Matthew Milligan:

With a history of 10 arrests encompassing 71 criminal charges, Milligan’s criminal record is extensive. He is currently wanted for violating probation in Lee County, originally imposed for offenses including providing false information to a pawnbroker and grand theft.

Upon capture, he faces incarceration without the possibility of bond, highlighting the severity of his alleged crimes and the necessity of his immediate arrest.

The community’s involvement is critical in apprehending these individuals. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Emely Bell, Rene Andres Garcia, or Matthew Milligan, you are urged to contact the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online. Remember, you can remain anonymous while potentially removing dangerous individuals from our streets, contributing to the safety and well-being of our community.