FORT MYERS, Fla. — The State Attorney's Office announced the sentencing of a convicted felon.
Shermykael Juanius Jenkins, Sr., 37, was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being found guilty as charged of Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Convicted Felon and three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Fort Myers Police Department responded to a report of possible criminal mischief back in April.
While en route, dispatch advised the officer that the perpetrator had broken a window and left the scene.
The officer saw a man fitting the description of the suspect, on a bicycle with a black backpack and no lights.
When the officer tried to approach Jenkins, he ignored the officers' commands. Jenkins was seen throwing a silver object over a fence nearby.
When a second officer arrives, they were able to detain Jenkins.
Officers recovered the object, which was a gun. They also found two types of pills in a pill bottle near Jenkins.
The pills were tested and identified as the prescription drugs Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine.
The backpack had a plastic baggie filled with cocaine and two bags containing tobacco mixed with a designer drug and stimulant called Eutylone.