CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit raided a Tropical Gulf Acres (South of Punta Gorda) home this morning and seized methamphetamine and various drug paraphernalia. Arrested was William Ray Horner, 53, a convicted felon. This is his sixth booking with nine records.
Narcotics detectives served the search warrant at 6:45 a.m. and found Horner and a 32 year old woman in the home. They were removed and a search found crystal methamphetamine, plastic straws, and several smoking pipes with meth and marijuana residue, plastic baggies and rolling papers. The woman was released and Horner was transported to the Charlotte County Jail. He is charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond was set at $4,500.
If anyone has information about illegal drug activity, please call the CCSO Narcotics Unit at 941-575-2157, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).