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80 people arrested in Lee County drug bust

Investigators say they also discovered two kilograms of cocaine and a kilogram of fentanyl
LCSO and DEA arrests
Posted at 3:49 PM, Jan 25, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-25 15:55:51-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Lee County Sheriff's Office says 80 people have been arrested following a drug bust partnership with the DEA.

At a press conference on Thursday, Sheriff Carmine Marceno announced that the county-wide "Operation Zero Chill" led to the arrests.

The sheriff says in addition, their investigation uncovered the following:

  • 2,000 various pills
  • 2 kilograms of cocaine
  • a kilogram of fentanyl
  • 13 firearms
  • Almost $100,000