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Fugitive accused of using stolen golf cart to commit North Fort Myers burglaries

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Posted at 1:30 PM, Jan 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 09:46:59-05

NORTH FORT MYERS - Deputies are searching for a fugitive suspected of using a stolen golf cart to burglarize vehicles and boats in North Fort Myers.

According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, 34-year-old Michael Williams is wanted on drug-related charges out of Hendry County, and has a history of arrests in Lee, Levy, and Hendry counties.

He is suspected to be connected to at least six burglaries in the Timberbend community in North Fort Myers last month.

Crime Stoppers says all the burglaries occurred between midnight and 6 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10th. In total, thousands of dollars worth of items, including a golf cart, chain saw, laptop, Yeti coolers and expensive fishing poles, were taken from the vehicles and boats at multiple residences.

Williams is suspected of using the stolen golf cart to maneuver around the neighborhoods to commit the thefts.

Williams is 5’8”, 200 pounds and may be trying to lay low in the Pine Island area.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000. Tips may also be made online at or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.