Community Complaints of Neighborhood Drug Dealer -- LCSO Goes to Work

LCSO -Press Release 2019

Thursday, May 21, 2020


“I couldn’t be more proud of our Community Response Unit,” stated Sheriff Carmine Marceno. “After receiving complaints from citizens, they worked cohesively with our Narcotics Unit, and quickly removed a neighborhood burden.”

During the month of May, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Community Response Unit (CRU) received a tip from a concerned citizen stating that the residents at 4587 Tennyson Drive in North Fort Myers were selling illegal narcotics. CRU members began working with the Narcotics Unit to investigate the tip. 

An undercover operation resulted, in which detectives purchased illegal narcotics from a resident within the house, John Kaiser DOB 10/15/74. 

Based on the facts of the investigation, a residential search warrant was authored and approved. On May 20, 2020, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, CRU and Special Operations Unit executed the warrant at 4587 Tennyson Drive. 

The following items were located within the residence
• 19.9 grams of Fentanyl
• 10.0 grams of Meth
• 27.6 grams of Marijuana
• .2 grams of Crack Cocaine
• Over 130 pills of various controlled substances
• $5,314 U.S. currency
• 2008 Saab 93 

At the conclusion of the investigation, the following people were arrested:
• Carl Michael Crowe (DOB 04-24-68)
      o Trafficking in Fentanyl
      o Possession of meth with intent to sell
      o Possession of a controlled substance X’s 4
      o Possession of marijuana with intent to sell
      o Possession of cocaine
      o Possession of drug paraphernalia
      o Outstanding child support warrant

• John Kaiser (DOB 10-15-1974)
      o Sale of Meth
      o Possession of meth with intent to sell
      o Sale of Cocaine
      o Possession of cocaine with intent to sell

• Brantley Demond Seymore (DOB 02-01-1974)
      o Possession of cocaine with intent to sell

“This week has been HUGE for LCSO and the community,” added Sheriff Marceno. “We’re putting thugs in jail for murder, narcotics-related charges, and remain committed to keeping Lee County safe." 

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Crowe, Carl  Kaiser, John Seymore, Brantley