ENGLEWOOD, FL – On Tuesday, deputies conducting an investigation at an Englewood home say they observed copious amounts of drug paraphernalia in plain view which prompted a search warrant, leading to the arrest of three individuals.
According to authorities, at approximately 9:30pm on Tuesday, May 10, Narcotics deputies responded to 11362 Fredrica Avenue in Englewood at the request of other deputies who were conducting an investigation. Upon arrival, deputies observed large amounts of drug paraphernalia. Following this, a legal search warrant was obtained and executed in the home, leading to arrest of the three occupants.
The search found approximately 11.7 grams of methamphetamine, approximately 2 grams of fentanyl, 8.5 ecstasy pills, Alprazolam, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Buprenorphine Strips, Suboxone Strips, THC Wax and Firearm Ammunition, all of which was located in two bedrooms and the living room.
Following the search, Chelsea Smith, 29, Michael Sealy, Jr., 42, and Eric Connor, 38, were arrested and charged accordingly.
“Narcotics have no place in Charlotte County. If you’re using or selling here, we’re going to find you. It’s just a matter of time. Trust me when I say, once we do find you, you will be held accountable. Get the help you need before it’s too late.”SHERIFF BILL PRUMMELL
Chelsea is currently being held on $165,000 bond, Michael is being held on $50,000 bond, and Eric has bonded out ($5,000).