LEESBURG, Fla. -

Lake County deputies have arrested seven suspects and shut down a Leesburg car dealership after investigators found a drug trafficking operation was being run in the dealership.

According to a release, investigators found Patrick Elagha, the owner of PGE Auto Sales in Leesburg was planning to buy one kilogram of cocaine and 35 pounds of marijuana with his conspirators at his car dealership on Friday.

Authorities said they developed intelligence that a major drug deal was going to happen that night and caught the transaction and arrested seven suspects. Deputies also seized approximately $60,000 in cash and 12 vehicles from the dealership.

The following have been arrested on charges, respectively:

  • Justin Shaw Davis, trafficking in marijuana, trafficking in cocaine over 400 grams, and conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and marijuana.
  • Shands Uriah Walker, trafficking in marijuana, trafficking in cocaine over 400 grams, and conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and marijuana.
  • Daniel Rodriguez, trafficking in cocaine and marijuana and conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and marijuana
  • Rashad Robinson, trafficking in marijuana, trafficking in cocaine over 400 grams, and conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and marijuana.
  • Robert George Kratz, conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and marijuana.
  • Ashley Marie Williams, conspiracy to traffic in cocaine and marijuana.

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