Volusia deputies seize fentanyl, heroin, crack cocaine targeting ‘high-crime’ areas

Sheriff’s office arrested 16 people

Volusia County Sheriff's Office
Volusia County Sheriff's Office (WKMG 2021)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Sixteen people were arrested over a couple of days in a series of drug busts that resulted in fentanyl, heroin, crack cocaine and more being seized by Volusia County deputies.

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said it has been targeting high-crime areas in DeLand and Deltona that was “prompted by violent crime, including two recent homicides.”

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The sheriff’s office seized the following over a couple of days in ongoing investigations:

- 47 grams of fentanyl

- 2.7 grams of heroin

- 5.1 grams of methamphetamine

- 14 grams of crack cocaine

- 84 Oxycodone/acetaminophen tablets (39 grams)

- 73 Oxycodone 30 mg tablets (7.3 grams)

- 10 Xanax

- 16 clonazepam tablets

- 9mm handgun

Deputies charged the following individuals:

Antwon Smiley, 33, was issued a federal warrant for possession of a firearm by convicted felon and is charged with armed trafficking in fentanyl, armed trafficking in oxycodone, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of meth with intent to distribute and possession of a schedule IV substance with intent to distribute.

Tyson Ross ,31, is accused of sale and delivery of heroin.

Jason Dobson, 36, is charged with two counts sale and delivery of schedule II substance within 1,000 feet of a park.

Brandon Williams, 31, is charged with failure to appear for possession of heroin.

Adam Hornung, 40, is accused of possession of methamphetamine and violation of probation for possession of meth.

Robert Rodriguez, 29, is charged with possession of schedule II substance and driving while license suspended

Brandon Harris, 35, is accused of sale and delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park, trafficking in oxycodone, and possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute.

Shawn Ingle, 50, is charged with trafficking in fentanyl.

Freddie Farley, 58, is charged with two counts sale and delivery of a schedule II substance within 1,000 feet of a park.

Eileen Foley, 59, is accused of sale and delivery of crack cocaine.

Tasha Green, 35, is charged with sale and delivery of crack cocaine.

Kenyonte Grimes, 18, is accused of sale and delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and violation of probation.

Juvenile, 17, is charged with sale and delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park.

Rhonda Schnidt, 34, is accused of two counts sale and delivery of schedule II substance within 1,000 feet of a park.

Michael Lortos, 41, is charged with sale and delivery of heroin.

Troy Nisbett, 45, is accused of sale and delivery of heroin.

The sheriff’s office said it is expecting more arrests.


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