Narcotics Bust in Fort Myers

Posted at 1:23 PM, Dec 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-31 13:23:54-05

Three people are behind bars after a cocaine trafficking investigation.

Police arrested Ivan Diaz, Otis Maldinado and Alexis Murphy while conducting an investigation at the Palm Beach Motel in Fort Myers.

Police say Maldinado and Diaz are both registered felons with approximately 67 arrests relating to narcotics, evidence tampering and larceny charges.

Detectives seized an array of drugs, a handgun and over $1,000.

All three face multiple drug charges as well as possession of a firearm while committing a felony.