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26 Aug 2013

Police Seize Contraband, Arrest Felon in Bust

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On Friday, August 23, 2013, the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of SWAT and uniformed officers executed a lawful search warrant at 2810 Grand Avenue apartment #103. The investigation was the result of undercover drug buys. Detectives seized the following items: 2 grams of crack cocaine, 6 grams of powder MDMA, packaging materials to include capsules, baggies and digital scales, and one Glock 40 caliber semi-automatic handgun. Police arrested Rodney Thurman (d.o.b. 2-3-75 of Fort Myers) for possession of MDMA with intent to sell within 1000 feet of a church, possession of cocaine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Additionally, detectives had two charges for sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school and two charges of possession of cocaine against Thurman from previous undercover drug buys. Thurman is five-time convicted felon.

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Office: (239) 321-7700
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Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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