Nine arrests made in drug operation in Fort Myers

Posted at 2:32 PM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-30 07:01:03-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Nine suspected drug dealers and users are now behind bars following a two-month investigation that targeted suspected drug activity in Fort Myers.

Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office have arrested nine people on various charges, ranging from selling, to possessing heroin and meth. And deputies say at least one suspect is still on the loose.

The arrests coming after deputies raided three homes Wednesday: one in the 2300 block of Aldridge Avenue, another in the 7200 block of Lobelia Road, and the final one in the 2600 block of Park Windsor Drive.

The sheriff's office says this is part of ongoing efforts to clean up the community.

Arrested were:

38-year-old Nichole Sullivan, charged with sale and possession of meth

49-year-old William Santoro, charged with sale and possession of meth

38-year-old Ryan O’Briskie, charged with sale and possession of heroin

39-year-old Laurie Hart, arrested on three misdemeanor warrants

50-year-old Melissa Martinez, charged with possession of meth and marijuana

38-year-old Tyler Uebler, charged with possession of meth, heroin, and marijuana

34-year-old Ryan Haberkorn, charged with possession of heroin and meth

30-year-old Terell Washington, charged with sale and possession of heroin

42-year-old Rich Fernandez, charged with sale and possession of suboxen

Deputies are still searching for: 30-year-old Marisa Mayor for charges related to drugs