Combined efforts result in big arrest

09-13-2018

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On September 13, 2018, members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Highway Interdiction Unit, conducted an investigation after a traffic stop was conducted on Edgar Vazquez (D.O.B. 02/07/85). 

During that investigation, it was discovered that Vazquez was in possession of 520 grams (over a ½ kilogram) of powder cocaine. 

Detectives then authored and obtained a search warrant at Vazquez’s residence located at 2770 Via Piazza Loop in Fort Myers. At his home, an additional 717.3 grams of powder cocaine, 32.5 grams of marijuana, a money counter, $1,000 in U.S. Currency and a Colt competition 1911 .45 caliber handgun was located.

At the conclusion of the investigation, detectives in total seized 1237.3 grams of cocaine, 32.5 grams of Marijuana, $1,000 in U.S. Currency and a Colt .45 caliber handgun. Vazquez was subsequently booked into the Lee County Jail for Trafficking in Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana over 20 grams.  


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