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Man arrested for dealing drugs near school

Posted at 1:37 PM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 13:37:05-04

A Cape Coral man was arrested for selling drugs within 1,000 feet of a school, the Cape Coral Police Department said on Thursday.

Matthew DeLeon was arrested after officers and a SWAT team conducted undercover buys of marijuana, CCPD said.

He was arrested for several drug-related charges including marijuana, cocaine and THC edibles. Cash was also found in his home.

There was also evidence that DeLeion attempted to flush some of the marijuana down the toiled, CCPD said.

He remains in the Lee County Jail.