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19 Jul 2013

Investigation Identifies 18 Drug Dealers

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On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with assistance from the Violent Crimes Task Force, Community Policing Officers, Public Housing Officers and uniformed patrol began conducting a “roundup” of drug dealers. The arrests are the result of a three-month long investigation in which undercover detectives bought illegal narcotics from street level drug dealers. The 18 arrests result in 50 felony charges and 15 misdemeanor charges. So far police have arrested the following people:

  • Shannon Sims (d.o.b. 06-26-77 of 2926 SW 1st Avenue, Cape Coral) was arrested for one count of sale of cocaine, one count of possession of cocaine, one count of sale of heroin and one count of possession of heroin.
  • David Nelson (d.o.b. 11-12-55 of 2302 Williams Drive, Fort Myers) was arrested for two counts of sale of heroin and two counts of possession of heroin.
  • Kaitalin Denison (d.o.b. 07-25-88 of 2115 Pineview Rd, Fort Myers) was arrested for one count of sale of Hydromorphone and one count of possession of Hydromorphone without a prescription.
  • Lauren Bakutis (d.o.b. 05-17-67 of 2302 Williams Drive, Fort Myers) was arrested for sale of an illegal substance in lieu thereof; heroin.
  • Alan Budrow (d.o.b. 12-01-54 of 2134 Earl Street, Fort Myers) was arrested for one count of sale of cocaine and one count of possession of cocaine.
  • Ricky Cook (d.o.b. 07-19-72 of 355 Montgomery, Fort Myers) was arrested for two counts of sale of cocaine and two counts of possession of cocaine.
  • Herbert Riggins (d.o.b. 11-21-63 of 2722 Market Street, Fort Myers) was arrested for two counts of sale of marijuana and two counts of possession of marijuana.
  • Darlene Addison (d.o.b. 03-31-65 of 2176 Highland Avenue, Fort Myers) was arrested for three counts of sale of marijuana and three counts of possession of marijuana.
  • Alfredo Rojas (d.o.b. 07-29-92 of 357 Oasis Park Road, Fort Myers) was arrested for one count of sale of cocaine and one count of possession of cocaine.
  • Thomas Pearson (d.o.b. 08-23-60 of 3825 Highland Avenue, Fort Myers) was arrested for three counts of sale of marijuana and three counts of possession of marijuana.
  • Willie Bailey (d.o.b. 02-21-47 of 2176 Highland Avenue, Fort Myers) was arrested for two counts of sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park and two counts of possession of marijuana.
  • Clovis Lawrence (d.o.b. 01-10-89 of 2637 Blake Street, Fort Myers) was arrested for one count of sale of MDMA, one count of possession of MDMA and possession of cocaine with intent to sell.
  • During the roundup police also arrested Woodrow Clements (d.o.b. 7-9-65 of 2019 Lafayette Street) for possession of marijuana. Detectives and officers will continue their efforts to locate the remaining suspects.

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