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Traffic stop led police to illegal narcotics and guns in Fort Myers Beach

Posted at 9:33 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 12:46:29-04

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — Lee County Sheriff's deputies say a traffic stop on Fort Myers beach led them to find drugs and guns!

Deputies stopped a car after they say, the driver was seen not wearing his seatbelt.

Deputies say they smelled drugs in the car and saw a weapon.

Both Andrew Jean Baptiste, 23 and Charmikka Alizia Broughton, 19 were detained.

Inside the vehicle, deputies say they found two pistols and drugs.

Both the driver and passenger were arrested.