Major drug sweep in Fort Myers

CREATED Dec. 13, 2013

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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police conducted a major roundup of suspected drug dealers this week.

A number of undercover drug buys were made from 32 suspected drug dealers.  So far half have been arrested.

 “This is an ongoing pursuit to curtail and eliminate street level drug sales”, said group supervisor Sergeant Rick Notaro.

Detectives targeted the area of Henderson Avenue in the Dunbar section of Fort Myers for the majority of these cases. Detectives have received numerous calls in reference to open air drug sales in this neighborhood.

The following suspects have been located thus far:

1. Sam Harris, 39, Fort Myers, 4 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a school, 4 counts possession of cocaine

2. James Buchanon, 31, Fort Myers, 4 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a park, 4 counts possession of cocaine

3. Rolanda Joyner, 33, Fort Myers, 6 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a park, 6 counts possession of cocaine

4. Justin Diggs, 23, Fort Myers), 3 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a school, 3 counts possession of cocaine

5. Percy Milledge, 41, Fort Myers, 1 count sale of cocaine 1000’ of a school, 1 count possession of cocaine

6. Sheburian Thomas, 38, Fort Myers, 2 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a school, 2 counts possession of cocaine

7. Shan Moore, 44, Fort Myers, 4 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a park, 4 counts possession of cocaine

8. Gwendolyn Bellamy, 27, Fort Myers, 1 count sale of cocaine 1000’ of a park, 1 count possession of cocaine

9. Robert Sims, 57, Fort Myers, 3 counts sale of marijuana 1000’ of a school, 3 counts possession of marijuana with intent to sell

10. April Florence, 38, Fort Myers), 2 counts sale of cocaine, 2 counts sale of marijuana, 2 counts possession of cocaine intent to sell, 2 counts possession of marijuana intent to sell, contributing to delinquency of a minor

11. Minnie Florence, 23, Fort Myers, 1 count sale of cocaine, 1 count possession of cocaine

12. Bryan Green, 25, Fort Myers, 4 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a school, 4 counts possession of cocaine.

13. Sidney Cosby, 43, Fort Myers, 2 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a school, 2 counts possession of cocaine

14. Frederick Dickerson, 33, 1 count sale of a controlled substance in lieu thereof; cocaine

15. Lavern Montgomery, 32, Fort Myers, 5 counts of sale of cocaine 1000’ of a church, 5 counts possession of cocaine

16. James Green, 35, Fort Myers, 3 counts sale of cocaine 1000’ of a school, 3 counts possession of cocaine

Detectives and officers will continue their efforts to locate the remaining 16 suspects and will be following up on the investigations.