Drug House BUSTED
Earlier this month, members of the Tactical Impact Unit received a narcotics complaint at 5740 South Ocelot Point in Homosassa. The information from the complaint indicated that a large volume of vehicle, bicycle and foot traffic was coming to the residence and only staying a short amount of time and then leaving -- consistent with narcotics activity.
Members of TIU began conducting surveillance of the residence observed approximately 30 cars arrive and depart at the residence within a short time period.
TIU members then conducted a two day operation which consisted of surveillance of the residence and conducting traffic stops on the vehicles involved. These traffic stops resulted in several narcotics cases being generated. Probable cause was established for a search warrant for the residence.
On August 25, TIU executed a search warrant at 5740 South Ocelot Point. As a result of this search warrant, the following narcotics were located: cocaine, liquid cocaine, marijuana, several different prescription narcotics, cocaine paraphernalia, methamphetamine paraphernalia along with three firearms and ammunition.
As a result of the search warrant the following were arrested:
Jason Sarchiz for possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cannabis under 20g and narcotics paraphernalia.
Samuel Whaley for possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
Jennifer Whaley for possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
Kristopher Rhoades for Failure to Appear warrant.
As a result of the traffic stops conducted on the vehicles observed traveling to and from the residence, the following were arrested:
Michelle Nance for possession of a controlled substance 2 counts (Methamphetamine and Alprazolam), possession of cannabis under 20g and narcotics paraphernalia.
Jeanette Carroll for possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine) and narcotics paraphernalia.
Delores Orsic for possession of a controlled substance (Methadone).
Jody Guiney for possession of a controlled substance (Methadone).
Cody Melvin for narcotics paraphernalia.
According to TIU Sgt. Aidan Marshall, the operation was executed flawlessly. "This is another excellent example of true teamwork and how well the Intelligence Led Policing process works," he said. "Without the help of the public in providing this information, these arrests may not have been made."
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