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Man sentenced to 66 months in prison as a Habitual Felony Offender in Fort Myers

Posted at 9:38 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 21:38:50-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. —  Richard Renney was sentenced for one count each of Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Possession of Heroin.

Renney is a Habitual Felony Offender who was caught driving with a man who polices recognized as not having a driver’s license.

Renney and the driver pulled into a gas station, and deputies walked up to minivan.

Deputies observed a marijuana blunt in plain view between the driver and passenger seats of the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed a cigarette box on the floor between the two seats containing methamphetamine.

Deputies found a methamphetamine rock the size of a baseball wrapped up in Renney’s hat.

Both defendants were placed under arrest and put in the back of the patrol car.

Upon leaving for the jail, deputies saw Renney stomping something into the carpet of their vehicle.

 The deputies removed Renney from the car and searched him again.

They found a ball of heroin in between the cheeks of his buttocks.

The substance he was stomping into the carpet was also heroin.

 Renney had a total of 18.9 grams of methamphetamine and 7.6 grams of heroin in his possession.

Renney is sentenced to 66 months in prison as a Habitual Felony Offender.