FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Lee County
correctional officer who was found at car dealership with burglary
tools has been arrested.
William J. Edwards is facing charges of burglary of a structure,
possession of burglary tools with intent to use and petty theft.
According to a news release from the sheriff's office, officers
from the Fort Myers Police Department found Edwards and another man
at the dealership early Sunday morning. The other man, whose name
wasn't released, was arrested on the same charges as Edwards.
Edwards has been placed on administrative leave from the
sheriff's office, where he has worked since Oct. 23, 2007.