Media Release: Headlight violation exposes illegal drug operation, Suspects distribute illegal Mexican pharmaceuticals


After a vehicle was observed travelling on Tamiami Trail near Toledo Blade Blvd. without a working headlight, a night shift Sergeant conducted a traffic stop on the white F-150. While the truck was pulled over, members noticed several boxes on the backseat labeled “Tramadol”, which is a known controlled substance.

Throughout the search of the vehicle, a large amount of illegal pharmaceuticals were discovered.

Both suspects face 27 counts of Possession with Intent to Sell New Legend Drug without Prescription, 1 count of Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell, and 1 count of Other controlled substance Schedule 3 or 4 – Bring into State.


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