$25,000 in Ecstasy seized

$25,000 in Ecstasy seized

Ocala, Florida — Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) agents seized $25,000 in Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, better known as the sex drug, Rolex, or Ecstasy. Agents said they intercepted the package from the Netherlands, which was addressed to a local business located in the Jasmine Shopping Plaza, Ocala. The package allegedly contained 1,000 pills. Agents also recovered […]

Two drug dealers arrested, drugs were in children’s reach

Two drug dealers arrested, drugs were in children’s reach

Ocala, Florida — Two drug dealers are off the street after detectives discovered a couples drug operation while serving a warrant this week. On Wednesday, Marion County Sheriff’s Detective Tortora and Deputy McQuaig responded to 3841 Northeast 16th Avenue, Ocala, in reference to a warrant check on Andrew W. Eden, 28. Eden had an active warrant […]

Two violent career criminals arrested for drug trafficking

Two violent career criminals arrested for drug trafficking

Ocala, Florida — The investigation began October 2014, when the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) received information concerning a drug trafficking organization that was allegedly distributing cocaine and marijuana throughout Marion County and surrounding areas. As part of the strike teams preliminary investigation, UDEST identified that two (2) drug traffickers, within this organization, namely […]