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Narcotics, weapons found inside home owned by Orlando commissioner, deputies say

OCSO deputies raid home owned by Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. – Five people were arrested Friday after narcotics and weapons were found in of a home owned by a city commissioner, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

A home on Baywood Avenue owned by Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill was raided by deputies at 3:20 p.m. Friday.

Multiple people who were inside the home were detained and interviewed. Deputies said warrants were served after anonymous tips led to a two-month surveillance operation of the home. Probable cause was determined during the period which led to Friday's incident.

Deputies said although 10 people were detained, five people were arrested, including:

  • Rakeem Hill, 27 -- charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of cannabis – less than 20 grams
  • Richardson Bellefeur, 27 -- charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell and obstructing a search warrant
  • Teshawn Clarke, 19 -- charged with possession of cannabis with intent to sell and possession of cannabis – more than 20 grams
  • Omari Nembhard, 26 -- charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of cannabis – less than 20 grams
  • Shaneika Jackson, 20 -- charged with possession of meth and obstructing a search warrant

Deputies recovered two semi-automatic handguns, including one that was stolen, 60 grams of methamphetamine, 152 grams of cannabis and 37 grams cocaine, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Shaneika Jackson, Omari Nembhard.


--Shaneika Jackson, Omari Nembhard

Jeff Williamson, spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Office, said some people tried to run from the home when a SWAT team arrived at 3:45 p.m. He said Regina Hill was not inside the home at the time, and it's not known if Hill resides here or if she rents the home to other people.

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