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Woman charged with drug trafficking in Lee County

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On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. On your next view you will be asked to log in to your subscriber account or create an account and subscribe purchase a subscription to continue reading. Pictured from left in the top row are Lee Marvin Harris Jr. Lee Marvin Harris Jr. Harris, who has homes in Aberdeen and Charlotte, has a history of felony convictions in Moore County for drug-related offenses, the release said. Harris is charged with trafficking cocaine, felony maintaining a dwelling for the storage and sale of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, trafficking in opium or heroin, manufacture, sell, deliver or possess a controlled substance within 1, feet of a school and possession a firearm by a felon.

During the operation, investigators obtained warrants to search properties in Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Sanford, Charlotte and an unspecified location in Davie County, the release said.

The searches reportedly led to the seizure two pounds of crystal meth, five ounces of heroin, six firearms and more than 20 kilograms of cocaine. Our extraordinary community is a better, safer place for all as a result of these arrests.

An eighth suspect is still at large, according to the news release. Calvin Deangelo Fox, 32, of Sanford, is wanted on charges of trafficking cocaine by possession, trafficking cocaine by manufacturing, trafficking by transportation, felony maintaining a dwelling for the storage and sale of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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A few storms may be severe. Low near 55F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Updated: April 8, pm. Twenty-four defendants were indicted by the Lee County grand jury and 24 other defendants are charged on criminal warrants. The charges include unlawful possession and distribution of controlled substances such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as manufacture and sale of illegal substances such as methamphetamine, synthetic cannibinoids, cocaine and heroin, according to a joint news release.

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Get Started.Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Operation Fall Frenzy, conducted by the Lee County Sheriff's Office over the past two months, culminated recently in 32 arrests. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.

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If you see comments in violation of our community guidelinesplease report them. Operation Fall Frenzy, conducted by the Sheriff's Office over the past two months, culminated recently in the one-day arrests.

There are also outstanding arrest warrants for at least 12 suspected drug dealers as part of the operation. Most of the arrests were made during the past month, Sheriff's Office officials said. Arraignments for the 32 arrested were scheduled for various dates later in October. More: North Fort Myers man crashes car celebrating birthday, faces mainly drug charges. The arrests were made across the county, Marceno said, and charges ranged from trafficking to the sale and possession of illegal narcotics.

Among the drugs collected, the sheriff said, were large amounts of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, fentanyl and marijuana. More: 'Our Lady of the Streets' works the front line of Florida's opioid crisis. Share This Story! Thirty-two arrested in Lee County as part of operation targeting opioids, other drugs Operation Fall Frenzy, conducted by the Lee County Sheriff's Office over the past two months, culminated recently in 32 arrests. Post to Facebook. Check out this story on news-press.

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Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. Updated: April 15, pm. Lee County Sheriff Reggie Rachals sits by the narcotics and firearms seized during two different drug busts earlier this week. One stemmed from a home invasion report on Tuesday. Staff Photo: Jada Haynes. These guns may be sold, returned to the Albany Police Department, or potentially deployed as a patrol rifle.

Prescription fentanyl patches were one of the drugs seized from the home of Wallace Miller and Julie Miller during a bust on Tuesday evening in east Lee County.

Special Photo. Officials with the Narcotics Division said the deputies worked with investigators and executed a search warrant at the residence that evening. Investigators seized around pills of various Schedule II and IV controlled substances, eight firearms — four handguns and four rifles — marijuana and drug-related objects.

Prescription fentanyl patches were one of the drugs seized from the residence. Around a. Highway 19 South. When approached by deputies, officials said Scott gave a false name and fled the scene on foot.

The officers caught up to Scott after finding him hiding in a dumpster at a nearby business. After the deputies arrested and booked him into Lee County Jail, officials said they found the following in his vehicle:. Officials said Scott is charged with giving a false name to law enforcement, parole violation, obstruction of law enforcement officers, theft by receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, trafficking meth, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.

And we do a doggone good job at it. Jada Haynes is a news reporter for the Albany Herald. Writing is one of her greatest joys. Anything from a report to a feature to a homebrew RPG campaign, she'll write it up. An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup.

19 arrested in Lee County drug bust; enough fentanyl found to kill more than 180000 people

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Share with Us.Two people were arrested after deputies discovered the lab during major road block. It's one of the biggest mobile meth busts in the county, and the sheriff is glad the drug didn't make it on the streets.

Road blocks Friday night in Lee County may have slowed traffic, but they're credited with taking a dangerous and addictive drug off the streets. But it's times like this it really counts," said Lee Co.

Sheriff Reggie Rachals. Their hunch paid off. They discovered a mobile meth lab in the trunk. This ended it. By the time we found out what was going on, it stopped the road block and we close the streets off," said Rachals. An ADDU agent carefully removed the components from the truck of the car. Highly flammable or dangerous meth ingredients like liquid heat, camp fuel, Drano, and lye.

Sheriff Rachals says the mobile lab was likely heading to Exum's neighborhood to be cooked. I'm glad we found it. That's what these road blocks are for, getting drugs off the streets. While Exum bonded out, Smith remains in jail without bond, charged in one of the largest mobile lab busts Lee law enforcers have ever seen. Lee Co. We are learning more about a mobile meth lab bust early Saturday in Lee County. Copyright WALB. All rights reserved.Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about.

There are now at least 19 less drug dealers on Lee County streets than there were three months ago, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Welcome to our new and improved commentswhich are for subscribers only. This is a test to see whether we can improve the experience for you. You do not need a Facebook profile to participate.

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This is a six-month review of the most-read crime stories in Lee County on news-press. Share This Story! Drug bust: 19 arrested in Lee County, meth, fentanyl, cocaine seized There are now at least 19 less drug dealers on Lee County streets than there were three months ago, according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. Post to Facebook. Check out this story on news-press. Cancel Send. Comments Welcome to our new and improved commentswhich are for subscribers only.

ET May 8, Updated a. ET May 9, Photos posted by the Lee County Sheriff's Office show scenes from an opioid and narcotics bust on Wednesday, May 8, Interested in this topic? You may also want to view these photo galleries: Replay.

Lee County Sheriff arrests two women in $40,000 meth bust

Show Thumbnails. Show Captions. Those who do not have arrested by their name are people authorities are still searching for. Lee County Sheriff's Office.There was a two-month investigation where undercover detectives bought fentanyl from Anthony Ellis Taylor, 44, Sheriff Carmine Marceno said. More: Lee County Sheriff's Office announces arrest of convicted felon in connection with shooting threat against Fort Myers synagogue.

Stephanie Flowdcodie and her son, Lawrence, were walking by the area at the time of the bust and said she is thankful for the sheriff's office keeping them safe. More: Hidden in woman's groin were fentanyl, cocaine, meth and pills, says Lee County jail deputy. Taylor has a violent past, Sgt. Russell Park said. He has been arrested more than 20 times on charges including aggravated assault, aggravated stalking, drug possession and resisting officer in high speed pursuit.

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to times more potent, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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