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Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust

Posted: 8:25 PM, Jun 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-07 00:25:30Z
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust
Six arrested in North Fort Myers drug bust

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - 

On June 6, 2018, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit in their continued effort to combat the National Opiod Crisis, executed two search warrants at 8306 Nault Drive and 8220 Nault Drive in North Fort Myers.  

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Six people were arrested Wednesday in North Fort Myers after an extended investigation.

Detectives targeted a street-level drug deal in the Suncoast area, recovering 212.2. grams of heroin, 15.5 grams of crack cocaine, 39 grams of oxycodone and two firearms, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. 

The end of the operation netted six arrests and more than $42,000 of heroin - street value. 

The following people were arrested for the following charges:

  • George Lunger: Sale and possession of methamphetamine
  • Kenneth TIppins: Sale and possession of heroin and cocaine
  • Darniel Williams: Sale and possession of heroin and cocaine
  • Robert Downey: Sale and possession of heroin and cocaine
  • Gage Knox: Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • William Thomas: Trafficking in heroin and possession of cocaine with intent to sell