Suspected crystal meth dealer busted in Lee County
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County's Highway Interdiction Unit nabbed a suspected meth dealer during a traffic stop on I-75 early this morning.
Detectives stopped a St. Petersburg man with ties to Fort Myers driving southbound in a silver 2003 Jaguar at mile marker 143 on I-75 for failure to maintain a lane and speeding.
The driver, 48-year-old Jeffery Patrick Limon, stated he was driving from St. Petersburg to Fort Myers to help a friend do some maintenance on the friend’s home.
A K-9 search of the vehicle resulted in a positive detection for the presence of narcotics. Detectives recovered 12 grams of high quality Crystal Meth worth $3,300 dollars. The Crystal Meth was located in a prescription pill bottle bearing the name of driver and found in the glove box.
Limon stated he placed the crystal meth in the pill bottle in his name and that there was approximately three "eight balls" of Crystal Meth. Further investigation revealed Limon was traveling down to the North Fort Myers area to deliver the crystal meth to some friends. Limon’s 2003 Jaguar has been seized for forfeiture proceedings.
Limon is charged with possession with intent to sell/manufacture/deliver in crystal meth.