‘Trains, planes and packages:’ Multi-state drug trafficking investigation detailed in Orlando
U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida Roger Handberg hosted special agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Internal Revenue Service in Orlando for a Thursday news conference to announce the takedown of members in a yearslong, California-sourced drug trafficking conspiracy.
Massive cocaine bust nets 35 arrests in Central Florida, official says
Orange County Sheriff John Mina and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation on Thursday announced 35 arrests made during a recent multi-agency drug trafficking case involving Puerto Rico, the U.S. Postal Service and “hundreds of kilos of cocaine.”
Dogfighting investigation leads to Merritt Island homicide arrest, Brevard sheriff says
The recent arrest of a 23-year-old man for a deadly shooting during a home invasion is also connected to the investigation of a dogfighting and drug trafficking ring, according to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.
14 pounds of meth, 177 grams of fentanyl seized as Ocala police dismantle drug trafficking organization
OCALA, Fla. – Ocala police say methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, marijuana and more were seized as they dismantled a drug trafficking operation that was distributing illegal substances throughout the city. Records show the investigation began in April and led authorities to realize that Lloyd Kinsler, 40, was trafficking cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl from a home on 3rd Avenue. Both men are accused of moving large quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana. This longterm investigation identified drug traffickers that were manufacturing and distributing large quantities of narcotics throughout the streets of our county and city. The suspects are facing numerous charges, including drug trafficking and possession.