Flagler Drug Sting Nets 24 Dealers & Over $109,000 In Seized Narcotics

Deputies seized enough heroin and fentanyl to kill over 12,000 people, says Sheriff's Office

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Bunnell, FL - The Flagler County Sheriff's Office secured the arrest warrants of 24 suspected drug dealers and seized over $109,000 in narcotics during their most recent drug sting, "Operation Unmasked."

According to FCSO, 11 of those warrants were served on Thursday (September 10th).

As a result, deputies seized a variet of controlled substances including 21 grams of fentanyl, three grams of heroin, 120 grams cocaine, 36 grams of methamphetamine, 7 pounds of cannabis and THC oil, and over 4.5 grams of other controlled substances. Four firearms were also seized, along with $19,294 in drug currency.

Deputies say approximate street value for all narcotics seized amounts to about $109,505 with potentially 12,470 lethal doses.

The 24 suspects identified in this operation have been previously arrested a combined total of 440 times, says the Sheriff's Office. Two additional drug dealers have also died of medical conditions before they could be arrested.

“Today, we ‘unmasked’ the drug dealers to ‘stop the spread’ of their poison,” Flagler Sheriff Rick Staly said. “This is a reminder to poison peddlers in Flagler County that we are watching you and so are your neighbors."

Staly added that an influx of tips from the community also helped identify the 24 subjects wanted in Operation Unmasked.

A full list of the arrested and identified in this year-long operation can be found below:

  • 1. Andrew Anthony; Sale of Cocaine and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. *ARRESTED*
  • 2. Christopher Avellar; Sale of Fentanyl and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 3. Charles Bailey IV; Sale of Heroin within 1,000 ft of a school. *ARRESTED*
  • 4. Christopher Brock; Sale of Cocaine (x2) and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device (x2). *DECEASED*
  • 5. Everett Bullard; Sale of Cocaine within 1,000 ft of a park. *ARRESTED*
  • 6. Eric Carias; Sale of Heroin/Cocaine. 
  • 7. Trey Colbourne (juvenile); Sale of Cannabis within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. *IN CUSTODY*
  • 8. Michael Connelly; Sale of Hydromorphone within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. *ARRESTED*
  • 9. Keyshawn Davis; Sale of Cocaine within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 10. Christian Grasso; Sale of Fentanyl within 1,000 ft of a park, Sale of Cocaine within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. *ARRESTED*
  • 11. Nina Holley; Sale of Fentanyl within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 12. Christopher Holmes; Sale of Cocaine within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 13. Edward Hupp; Sale of a Substance in Lieu of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 14. Joshua LeMaster – Charges Pending; Sale of THC Oil within 1,000 ft of a Convenience Business and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. *PENDING*
  • 15. Jonathan Lippart Sensenig; Sale of Meth and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 16. Chauncey McCray; Sale of Oxycodone within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 17. Jordan Mercarter; Sale of Cannabis within 1,000 ft of a Convenience Business and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 18. Ashley Mitchell; Sale of Cocaine within 1,000 ft of a Park. *ARRESTED*
  • 19. Brittni Pozza; Sale of Synthetic Cathinones within 1,000 ft of a park and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. 
  • 20. Terrell Sampson (juvenile); Sale of Hydromorphone within 1,000 ft of a park. *ARRESTED*
  • 21. Lisa Velazquez; Sale of Heroin within 1,000 ft of a Childcare Facility and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device (x2). *ARRESTED*
  • 22. Kobe Watts; Sale of Meth (x2) and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device (x2). 
  • 23. Jarian Webb; Sale of Cannabis and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device. *DECEASED*
  • 24. Andre Wheeler; Sale of Heroin within 1,000 ft of a Convenience Business and Unlawful Use of a 2-way Communication Device.

Each arrested defendant was booked into the Flagler County Jail where they will remain until they post bond or appear before a judge.

The investigation remains active and additional charges are possible.

Anyone with information on the location of the fugitives not yet arrested or suspected drug dealers is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477). Tips may be eligible for a reward up to $5,000. You may also send tips to TIPS@flaglersheriff.com or by calling the FCSO at (386) 313-4911.

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