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Central Florida Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled With Arrest of Ex-Prison Guard; Multi-Agency, Year Long Investigation

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According to authorities, ex-Florida Department of Corrections Prison Guard Christina Guess, 44, was responsible for distributing kilogram amounts of methamphetamine in Volusia County and Lake County on a monthly basis. It’s believed her organization trafficked up to 24 pounds of uncut methamphetamine over a one-year period. Guess served about one year in state prison from 2019 to 2020 on a previous conviction for drug trafficking in Volusia County.

ORMOND BEACH, FL – A drug trafficking ring run by a former state correctional officer living in Volusia County has been dismantled following a long-term investigation that resulted in her arrest, along with the arrests of her supplier and several other members of her organization.

In March 2021, the Volusia Bureau of Investigation (VBI) along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), began a multi-jurisdictional investigation into a drug trafficking organization led by ex-Florida Department of Corrections Prison Guard Christina Guess, 44, and supplied by Reshard Campbell, 26, who were responsible for distributing kilogram amounts of methamphetamine in Volusia County and Lake County on a monthly basis. It’s believed the organization trafficked up to 24 pounds of uncut methamphetamine over a one-year period.

Identified members of the organization had been arrested for numerous crimes including narcotics violations, firearms/weapons violations and violent crimes against persons. Guess served about one year in state prison from 2019 to 2020 on a previous conviction for drug trafficking in Volusia County.

One of the defendants arrested in the operation, Andrea Dunmire, 34, is the subject of an ongoing investigation into the December 2021 death of an infant who died as a result of methamphetamine toxicity, VSO Chief Deputy Brian Henderson told reporters at a Tuesday morning news conference alongside members of the FBI and DeLand, Ormond Beach and Ocala police departments.


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“We know that there are many other organizations just like this, and larger, and we know a lot of who they are,” Henderson said. “The men and women on our task force as a team, this is their mission. This is their passion. They love doing this type of work, and I assure you that if you’re out there trafficking drugs in our communities, it’s only a matter of time before we’re kicking in your front door, and you’re going to jail.”

Through months of surveillance, search warrants, intelligence gathering and a Title III Oral Intercept, VBI agents were able to infiltrate and dismantle the Christina Guess drug trafficking organization and recover about 1.4 pounds of methamphetamine, 348 grams of cocaine and 11 Hydrocodone pills.

Recently, with the coordination and assistance of UDEST (Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team – North Florida HIDTA Initiative) comprised of members of the Marion County SO / Ocala PD and the assistance of Ocala PD SWAT, a search warrant was executed at 405 NE 27th Avenue, Apt A, in Ocala, where the methamphetamine source of supply resides.

Simultaneous to the search warrant being executed in Ocala, VBI agents also executed a search warrant at the residence of Christina Guess at 223 S. Salisbury Avenue, DeLand.

Arrested during the search warrants were:

  • Reshard Maurice Campbell, 26, of Ocala was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine (200 grams or more) Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (200 grams or more) Trafficking in Cocaine (200 grams or more)
  • Christina Michelle Guess, 44, of DeLand was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine (200 grams or more), Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (200 grams or more), Trafficking in Methamphetamine (28 grams or more) X 3, Trafficking in Methamphetamine (14 grams or more) X3, Sale of Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a Childcare Facility, Possession of a Structure for the Purpose of Sale / Traffic of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony

Two others charged with resisting an officer without violence and possession of less than 20g cannabis.

Agents from the Volusia Bureau of Investigation also charged the following co-conspirators involved in the drug trafficking organization:

  • Andrea Ilean Dunmire , 34, of DeLand was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (200 grams or more), Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony
  • Steve McIntosh, 49, of DeLand, was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (28 grams or more), Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony
  • Jackie Lynn Oglesby, 59, of Paisley, was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (28 grams or more), Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony
  • Michael Robert Bussiere, 50, of Orange City was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (14 grams or more), Trafficking in Methamphetamine (14 grams or more), Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony
  • Timothy Wayne Busby, 31, of DeLand, was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (28 grams or more)
  • Euseba Elizabeth Smith, 56, of DeLand was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (28 grams or more)
  • Shannon Laville Frazee, 51, of DeLand was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic to Purchase Methamphetamine, Purchase of Methamphetamine, Solicitation to Deliver Methamphetamine, Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony
  • Adrian Anthony Gillihan, 41, of DeLand was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine (14 grams or more), Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony

This investigation was a joint effort led by the VBI along with the FBI and the Attorney General’s Office of Statewide Prosecution.

“This operation is responsible for distributing pounds of methamphetamine and other deadly substances throughout Volusia and Lake counties on a monthly basis. I am thankful for the joint investigative efforts to dismantle this dangerous drug trafficking ring, and now my Statewide Prosecutors will ensure they pay for their crimes.”

Attorney General Ashley Moody

“Thanks to a ton of hard work over the course of more than a year, today we have one less drug trafficking organization destroying lives in Volusia County and all over Central Florida. I want to thank all our partners for teaming up with us on this case and every other case we’re investigating – because our work is never done.”

Sheriff Mike Chitwood

The VBI is a Central Florida High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) initiative that investigates drug trafficking organizations. VBI is comprised of members from the Volusia Sheriff’s Office, DeLand Police Department, New Smyrna Beach Police Department, Edgewater Police Department and the Ormond Beach Police Department as well as Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

Detectives from the West Volusia Narcotics Task Force also assisted throughout the investigation. The West Volusia Narcotics Task Force is a street level drug task force comprised of members from the Volusia Sheriff’s Office and DeLand Police Department.


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