Spring Hill Traffic Stop Leads to K-9 Find of Methamphetamine and Fentanyl

Julio Feliciano, 33, was arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Knowingly Driving while License is Suspended/Revoked. Melissa Croy, 41, was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

SPRING HILL, FL – On Wednesday, December 02, at 12:52 a.m., a Hernando County Sheriff’s deputy on proactive patrol conducted a traffic stop on the driver of a vehicle traveling on Commercial Way. The driver was identified as Julio Feliciano, 33, who was using a Florida Identification Card. Feliciano indicated his driver’s license was suspended.

A search of his license indicated it had been suspended since 2009 for Driving Under the Influence. A passenger, Melissa Croy, 41, was also detained at the scene. Deputy G. Locke and his K-9 partner Argo soon arrived on scene to perform a drug sniff of the vehicle. Argo quickly alerted to the presence of narcotics.

Upon searching Feliciano, deputies located two clear baggies, one of which contained a white crystal substance later identified as methamphetamine. Feliciano was arrested on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Knowingly Driving while License is Suspended/Revoked.

Deputies then searched Croy and found several items that tested positive for fentanyl and methamphetamine. Croy was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.



Big Tech is censoring our publication severely reducing our traffic and revenue. You can support our mission of truthful reporting by making a contribution. We refuse to let Silicon Valley crush us into becoming just another regurgitated, propaganda driven, echo-chamber of traditional news media and we need your support. You can also help by liking or sharing us on social media or by signing up for our featured story emails.
 

Both Feliciano and Croy were transported to the Hernando County Detention Center. Feliciano’s bond was set at $8,000, while Croy’s bond was set at $16,000.

Comment via Facebook

Website Services: Register a web address with us and receive everything you need to get online. Give your website the reliable, high-performance hosting it deserves. Create a unique and professional email address based on your domain.