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Drug bust in Citrus County

On Behalf of | Feb 28, 2022 | Drug Crimes |

Drug crimes are common but serious in Florida. In mid-February, narcotics detectives raided a Lecanto home. The sheriff’s office made six arrests in connection to a raid. Evidence shows the suspects were selling fentanyl and meth out of their home.

The drug raid

The sheriff’s office served a search warrant after learning about fentanyl and meth coming from a home in Lecanto. The police discovered two men allegedly selling drugs out of their home. The narcotics detectives heard about the drug deals from their confidential informants. The sheriff’s office found 18 grams of cannabis wax and 29 grams of marijuana in a man’s bedroom. The man’s initial charges were two counts of possessing a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was hit with another charge of possession of fentanyl with the intent to sell after the transaction with the informant. Another man’s charges were in connection to the transaction with the informants. His charges were two counts of possessing a controlled substance with the intent to sell.

Other charges from the drug raid

The initial raid found evidence of marijuana, fentanyl and meth. A woman’s drug charges were possession of drug paraphernalia and four counts of possession of a controlled substance. Inside her bedroom was a quarter of an alprazolam pill, one and a half clonazepam pills, 0.24 grams of fentanyl and 0.67 grams of meth. Another woman’s charges were possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. There was under a gram of fentanyl in her bedroom.

The narcotics detectives arrested several people during the raid. Narcotic detectives charged another woman during the initial raid of the Lecanto home. Her charges were possession of paraphernalia and tramadol inside her purse. Another man’s charges were not part of the raid. The man’s other charge was retail theft for stealing candy from a gas station in Homosassa the same day.