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Narcotics patrol leads to arrest of career criminal in North Fort Myers

Posted at 8:21 PM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 20:21:09-04

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.  — The Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Highway Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop in North Fort Myers.

When deputies stopped the driver Eric Thurman, 40 of the Chevrolet sedan, he began fighting with deputies.

Lee County Sheriffs say Thurman has a lengthy criminal history.

A search of his vehicle revealed he had 67.2 grams of Fentanyl, 13.5 grams of Methamphetamine, and 3 grams of Amphetamine.

Thurman was charged with Trafficking in Fentanyl, Resisting Arrest With Violence, and two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.