Sheriff Rambosk files reelection paperwork

Kevin Rambosk

Kevin Rambosk

Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk filed for re-election Monday, rounding out a list of the same three candidates who ran against one another in 2008.

Rambosk, a Republican, will face off against private investigator Victor Ortino in the August primary election. Vincent “Vinny” Angiolillo, a local businessman, is running as an independent.

Rambosk took office in 2008 after winning about 75 percent of the vote, compared to Ortino’s 20 percent and Angiolillo’s 5 percent.

Rambosk said he would release details later this week about his campaign’s vision for the future, which is meant to reinforce the agency’s Community Safety Plan.

“It’s a comprehensive plan with new ideas and new directions for keeping the community safe,” he said.

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MarcoRobert writes:

Congratulations Sheriff Rambosk!

The people of Collier County are grateful for your continued commitment to public service, and for your unparalelled professionalism.

On Election Day, let's all get out and vote...and vote for Kevin Rambosk for another term!

vinnybumbotz writes:

If Sheriff Rambosk wins with 90% of the vote I vow to leave Naples and never return.

cornandbeans writes:

Congratulations Sheriff Rambosk!

You do have the best lookin' wife of all the candidates. You do have the best dog and pony show. You are Mr. GQ at speaking engagements. You have worked the system so that you are a millionaire on the back of taxpayers.

Geez, I wish I could be you.

Pay no attention to my gag reflex.

mwyatt22 writes:

COME ON VINNIE!!! YOU CAN DO EET!!! Challenge em all to an arm wrestling competition just like in "Over The Top". Stallone's greatest film by far. Hey, he's a fellow Italian! You have gotta get some Italion Stallion T-shirts to wear, maybe that black silk jacket with a tiger on the back, that would be AWESOME!!! You should really go with the "Rocky" theme, that could really work for you. Walk in to the debate to "Eye of the tiger" playing in the background with an "Italion Stallion" robe on. That would be EPIC!

mwyatt22 writes:

in response to vinnybumbotz:

If Sheriff Rambosk wins with 90% of the vote I vow to leave Naples and never return.

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

GeeRide writes:

in response to vinnybombotz:

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So who is the "real man in law enforcement" you refer to?

Lemme writes:

Seriously???????????????

Sick writes:

How can a person be sheriff if he can't even spell?

Is that even legal?

Rambosk hands down. I wish I could bet money on him winning.

John_Galt writes:

Ask all of these candidates about their stance on NDAA - you know - the bill that suspends habeas corpus?

Any sheriff worth our vote should respond that he will defend us all against the federal government or military coming to indefinitely detain us under either the Patriot Act or NDAA.

900 years of history for English speaking nations to have Habeas Corpus - and OBAMA suspended it! THAT is Tyranny!

P.S. You might want to check out who else voted for it!

monkey14 writes:

I wish, once, just once, a qualified, Florida certified, law enforcement officer would run in our election. Sgt. Andrew Orcutt for Sheriff!!!

John_Galt writes:

So how about equal coverage for other candidates that don't have R behind their name? I didn't see an article when most other candidates file papers.

John_Galt writes:

in response to vinnybombotz:

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And THAT is just the answer I wanted to hear! You shall have my vote and my support!

John_Galt writes:

The problem with suspending habeas corpus is that, until you have a trial, you don't know if habeas corpus should be suspended. It's a catch 22.

Hold the trial, if he's guilty, then prove it. If he's not, then let him go.

If that makes sense to you - then NDAA and the Patriot Act should be on your list of bills to be fought against. At least modify them so that they really maintain our constitutionally guaranteed rights.

John_Q_Public writes:

I'm voting to throw the bums out. ALL the bums. Anyone that is an incumbent I will be voting against. I am tired of the same old, same old good ole boy network. These establishment hacks continue to sell us up the river every year. It's an anti-incumbent election year. republican, democrat, I dont care... establishment is establishment.

BHawkins writes:

Lets hope he doesn't use tax payer money to run his reelection campaign this time. How much was it? $250,000 at least of taxpayer money and he says he knew nothing about it. If he can't control his on campaign, how is he to control his department?
We need someone new...

BHawkins writes:

in response to MarcoRobert:

Congratulations Sheriff Rambosk!

The people of Collier County are grateful for your continued commitment to public service, and for your unparalelled professionalism.

On Election Day, let's all get out and vote...and vote for Kevin Rambosk for another term!

Let's hope he doesn't use taxpayer money this time to run his campaign again, this time

BHawkins writes:

in response to vinnybombotz:

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Vinny, shouldn't Hiller be in jail or at the very least arrested for driving on the runway in Immokalee without permission, that is against FAA rules which is a $10,000 fine with possible jail time. You should really brush up on the law if you are going to enforce it.

greathornedlizard writes:

Let's count the votes for Sheriif Ortino this time!

Francophile2 writes:

in response to vinnybumbotz:

If Sheriff Rambosk wins with 90% of the vote I vow to leave Naples and never return.

So long. Drive safely.

jbm9 writes:

in response to BHawkins:

Let's hope he doesn't use taxpayer money this time to run his campaign again, this time

rambosk ,your typical crook. nothing but a politician who only poses in front of the camera when the b.s. that comes out of his mouth benefits him. never on the news when it comes to his corrupt deputies. give scott credit for calling one of his deputies a crook and steps up to the plate. rambosk needs to clean house but that would leave very little personel left. just talk to some of the deputies on the road. they have no confidence in the agency.

BHawkins writes:

in response to vinnybombotz:

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So she didn't drive on the runway and wasn't stopped by Deputies? was a report filed with FAA? Why not? Your lack of knowledge of current events speaks volumes.

BHawkins writes:

Another reason not to vote for Rambosk

NAPLES — Three innocent men arrested on armed robbery and beating charges in 2008 are suing Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, former Sheriff Don Hunter and others, alleging they engaged in a conspiracy and cover-up to protect the real criminals, including the undersheriff’s son — Hunter’s godson.

The lawsuit filed recently in U.S. District Court in Fort Myers also names as defendants Undersheriff Thomas Storrar Jr.; Scott Salley, who oversees the Collier jail; deputies Ralph Scala, Andrew Drew, José Lopez; and three of the four men involved in the beating. The three men are Jarrad D. Horne, 25, Jeff Storrar, 26, and Brian Calyore, 25; the fourth cooperated in return for immunity in the criminal case.

The suit was brought by Kenneth C. Hendricks, 23, of Golden Gate, William C. Kerrigan III, 25, and Adrian Olivares, 22, both of East Naples. It was filed by attorney Colleen MacAlister of Naples, who said “The effect on their lives was devastating.”

The lawsuit alleges that Hunter, Rambosk, Tom Storrar and other deputies were negligent, violated the men’s civil rights and ignored five alibi witnesses who came forward a day after the May 4, 2008, arrests to say the three hadn’t committed the crime, but that others were involved including the undersheriff’s son, Hunter’s godson.

Among the evidence the lawsuit says was covered up was that Tyler Mullins, the fourth man arrested, offered to tell a prosecutor _ in exchange for immunity _ who was with him when Cody Martin, then 21, and Nicholas Alteen, then 20, both of Naples, were attacked.

The lawsuit alleges Horne suffered severe hand injuries while beating the victims and Jeff Storrar drove him to a hospital, where he underwent surgery that included pins for broken bones — and deputies knew that because they’d driven Alteen there for treatment and interviewed him there.

“Although it is our position that members of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office acted appropriately in the situation giving rise to the lawsuit, the plaintiff’s attorney apparently has a different perspective of the facts,” Partington said. “The process of defending the lawsuit has been initiated, and the case will ultimately be decided by the court. We anticipate a favorable outcome for the Sheriff’s Office.”

The armed robbery and battery charges were dropped against Kerrigan and Hendricks, a scholarship student at Florida Gulf Coast University, 3½ months after Hendricks’ mother hired John Hisler and Associates, a Naples investigative agency, to prove their innocence.

They’d faced up to 30 years in prison for robbery and five years for battery.

“I’ve been a legal studies major for three years and I didn’t think this could happen in the United States,” Hendricks, of Golden Gate, said in an interview with the Daily News after he was cleared.

BHawkins writes:

ANGIOLILLO, VINCENT PLAINTIFF 0102803CA 07/13/2001 DISPOSED AUTO NEGLIGENCE
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ANGIOLILLO, VINCENT D PLAINTIFF 0701506SC 06/21/2007 DISMISSED BEFORE HEARING CONTRACT INDEBTEDNESS
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ANGIOLILLO, VINCENT D DEFENDANT 0904440CA 05/20/2009 DISPOSED AUTO NEGLIGENCE
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ANGIOLILLO, VINCENT D DEFENDANT 1005325CA 09/02/2010 DISPOSED COMMERCIAL FORECLOSURE

angrytxpyr writes:

in response to BHawkins:

Another reason not to vote for Rambosk

NAPLES — Three innocent men arrested on armed robbery and beating charges in 2008 are suing Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, former Sheriff Don Hunter and others, alleging they engaged in a conspiracy and cover-up to protect the real criminals, including the undersheriff’s son — Hunter’s godson.

The lawsuit filed recently in U.S. District Court in Fort Myers also names as defendants Undersheriff Thomas Storrar Jr.; Scott Salley, who oversees the Collier jail; deputies Ralph Scala, Andrew Drew, José Lopez; and three of the four men involved in the beating. The three men are Jarrad D. Horne, 25, Jeff Storrar, 26, and Brian Calyore, 25; the fourth cooperated in return for immunity in the criminal case.

The suit was brought by Kenneth C. Hendricks, 23, of Golden Gate, William C. Kerrigan III, 25, and Adrian Olivares, 22, both of East Naples. It was filed by attorney Colleen MacAlister of Naples, who said “The effect on their lives was devastating.”

The lawsuit alleges that Hunter, Rambosk, Tom Storrar and other deputies were negligent, violated the men’s civil rights and ignored five alibi witnesses who came forward a day after the May 4, 2008, arrests to say the three hadn’t committed the crime, but that others were involved including the undersheriff’s son, Hunter’s godson.

Among the evidence the lawsuit says was covered up was that Tyler Mullins, the fourth man arrested, offered to tell a prosecutor _ in exchange for immunity _ who was with him when Cody Martin, then 21, and Nicholas Alteen, then 20, both of Naples, were attacked.

The lawsuit alleges Horne suffered severe hand injuries while beating the victims and Jeff Storrar drove him to a hospital, where he underwent surgery that included pins for broken bones — and deputies knew that because they’d driven Alteen there for treatment and interviewed him there.

“Although it is our position that members of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office acted appropriately in the situation giving rise to the lawsuit, the plaintiff’s attorney apparently has a different perspective of the facts,” Partington said. “The process of defending the lawsuit has been initiated, and the case will ultimately be decided by the court. We anticipate a favorable outcome for the Sheriff’s Office.”

The armed robbery and battery charges were dropped against Kerrigan and Hendricks, a scholarship student at Florida Gulf Coast University, 3½ months after Hendricks’ mother hired John Hisler and Associates, a Naples investigative agency, to prove their innocence.

They’d faced up to 30 years in prison for robbery and five years for battery.

“I’ve been a legal studies major for three years and I didn’t think this could happen in the United States,” Hendricks, of Golden Gate, said in an interview with the Daily News after he was cleared.

Kevin is an enormously nice guy and his credentials on paper far exceed those of his so far named opponents for Sheriff. But he just does not measure up as the right man for the job, is his style of management appropriate for the position. Wasn't he the City Mangler of Naples for a period of time. Was it during that time that perpetual lease agreements for Charter fishing boats were handed out only to cause a significant and expensive resolution for the next guy to straighten out? Was he the top dog when the Marine Contractor got his sweet heart no bid contract that caused significant embarrassment to the Mayor and the City? Was it during that period of time that Kevin broke that magic barrier to become a millionaire through real estate investment? Did he partner with his former Police chief Steve Moore who was later forced out(after Kevin left)for alleged inappropriate use of a City owned security gate clicker to access gated communities so he could engage in his private real estate business? What about all the real estate that needed renovations or other type of repair work that would normally require a licensed contractor? Did Kevin use the properly qualified and licensed trades people or did he tap into a ready and willing(but unlicensed)work force(city employees)under his supervision as City Mangler? Nope I wouldn't think that TAXPAYERS would have paid the work directly but certain labor agreements with worker groups may have been sweetened in appreciation of the renovations and repair work performed possibly by unlicensed contractors and without proper permitting. Could these "labor agreements" be related to the current City Manglers whining about outrageous salaries and pension benefits that NPD & NFD rank & File members enjoy. All of this "IF TRUE and ACCURATE"(but it probably isn't) would go hand in hand with the management style he has displayed as Sheriff. Certain individuals or groups get a certain benefit, this time its job retention despite significant detours from acceptable behavior for example, Deputy Todd gets a pass despite violating CCSO policy and driving at an extremely high rate of speed which resulted in TWO civilian deaths. The above mentioned debacle with Hunters God Child. Cisneros and his apparent detours from honesty and truthful testimony in court and maybe planting drug eveidence. I'm sure there are many more examples of "lack of accountability" and certain groups and individuals among CCSO employees that seem to be "untouchable" and retain employment with clean records regardless of what kind of conduct they engage. Is there an unmentioned and silent Quid-Pro-Quo relationship currently in existence at CCSO or could this just all be a s----- conspiracy theory that is baseless and the product of an IDIOT blogger's warped mind? I guess if nobody else thinks its an odd then I guess it is just that!!! "ODD"

gatorfan writes:

in response to monkey14:

I wish, once, just once, a qualified, Florida certified, law enforcement officer would run in our election. Sgt. Andrew Orcutt for Sheriff!!!

Yea that would be real intelligent, a ram a-- that encourages pursuits, the biggest liability for any law enforcement.

spam writes:

Vinny, again I ask. How did traffic court go? You refuse to address that question because you were found guilty as charged. You thumped your chest and accused everybody under the sun of injustice and wrongdoing, yet you were wrong. As usual.
All of your posts should be listed under the entertainment section of this news rag because that's all you are good at. Making people laugh with your ridiculous comments and ideas.

Notthesame writes:

in response to vinnybumbotz:

If Sheriff Rambosk wins with 90% of the vote I vow to leave Naples and never return.

we'll help u pack, why dont you just leave now youre not going to win.

vinnybumbotz writes:

Well at least I didnt crash my motorcycle and sustain brain damage. I can beat that guy.

BHawkins writes:

in response to CaptainQuagmire:

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Felt like jail, however I was deployed in Iraq first and then Afghanistan defending your right to say moronic and inaccurate comments. Everything I posted was found on either this site or Collier County Clerk of Courts. I'll be happy to compare my record of service with either one of yours. At least I'm not afraid to use my real name. How about you Captain? I bet you don't. Another internet tough guy it looks like.

vinnybumbotz writes:

I will beat this guy !!!

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2009/o...

BHawkins writes:

in response to CaptainQuagmire:

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Nope, just 4 years, not a hero just a serviceman, plus you can't be a SEAL and RECON, one or the other, although the Marines are a part of the Navy. Still not using your real name I see. Its, ok hiding behind a keyboard talking trash is what you seem good at. By the way Call of Duty is a great game, we even played it on base after patrol. Kind of like you playing hello Kitty after whatever it is you do...

BHawkins writes:

in response to CaptainQuagmire:

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Here I thought you were just s-----, whew...

brighteyes writes:

in response to BHawkins:

Felt like jail, however I was deployed in Iraq first and then Afghanistan defending your right to say moronic and inaccurate comments. Everything I posted was found on either this site or Collier County Clerk of Courts. I'll be happy to compare my record of service with either one of yours. At least I'm not afraid to use my real name. How about you Captain? I bet you don't. Another internet tough guy it looks like.

Thank you for defending our country and thank you for using your freedom of speech that you have protected for our country to voice an opinion. As you can see, the deputies that post derogatory comments are out in force. If their hero is so great, they should have nothing to worry about. I don't understand why they have to say such negative comments about candidates who have chosen to run against Rambosk and citizens who are asking for answers. I would rather see them stating positive comments about Rambosk rather than demeaning citizens that are asking for answers.

BHawkins writes:

in response to brighteyes:

Thank you for defending our country and thank you for using your freedom of speech that you have protected for our country to voice an opinion. As you can see, the deputies that post derogatory comments are out in force. If their hero is so great, they should have nothing to worry about. I don't understand why they have to say such negative comments about candidates who have chosen to run against Rambosk and citizens who are asking for answers. I would rather see them stating positive comments about Rambosk rather than demeaning citizens that are asking for answers.

Thank you, it was my honor...

shwing writes:

Experience vs a seemingly good guy with a nice business (VO) vs a delusional clown (VA).

I see the same result as 4 yrs ago; 70% to 20% to 10%. See you all in 2016?

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