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33 people arrested in Charlotte County drug bust

Through the investigation, deputies say they discovered 64 cases of suspects selling, delivering and possessing fentanyl, methamphetamine and/r or cocaine.
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Posted at 1:45 PM, Feb 01, 2024

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — The Charlotte County Sheriff''s Office says more than 30 people have been arrested following Operation 'Restart'.

Through the investigation, deputies say they discovered 64 cases of suspects selling, delivering and possessing fentanyl, methamphetamine and/or cocaine.

The sheriff's office says 27 of those cases involved trafficking - which holds a three-year minimum sentence.

Deputies say the narcotics unit seized the following:

  • 3,300 grams of Methamphetamine*
  • 181 grams of Fentanyl*
  • 550 grams of Cocaine*
  • 3,284 grams of Codeine*
  • 7,865 grams of Marijuana*
  • 76 pills (identified as Oxycodone, Xanax, Dilaudid)