Published: Oct 12, 2011 9:18 PM EDT

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdition Unit conducted two drug related searches, leading to the arrest of three individuals and the seizure of over $120,000 worth of drugs.

On Tuesday, Detectives with the LCSO Highway Interdiction Unit, assisted by members of the Narcotics Unit and Technical Investigations Unit, conducted the search warrants at the addresses of 1810 Malone Street, Lehigh Acres, Florida and 4114 19th Street SW, Lehigh Acres, Florida. The search warrants were conducted a result of an investigation regarding suspects involved in narcotics distribution.

As a result of the search warrants, 1.8 pounds of cocaine, 15 pounds of marijuana, 1.5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine, prescription narcotics including Oxycodone and Morphine, a sawed off shotgun, a stolen .357 caliber revolver, and numerous items used for distributing narcotics including scales, vacuum sealing bags, and packaging equipment were recovered. During the execution of the warrant at 1810 Malone Street, Detectives were nearly run over by a female subject who disregarded their commands to stop and attempted to strike them with her vehicle.

The recovered drugs in this case have an estimated street value of over $120,000 and were destined for distribution in the Lee County area.

The subjects have been charged as follows:

Amanda Mirra, 21, 1810 Malone Street, Lehigh Acres:

Possession of marijuana with intent to deliver (2 counts)
Keeping a Vehicle for Drugs
Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver
Reckless Driving 1st Offense
Possession of marijuana under 20 grams
Failure to obey a law enforcement officer’s order to stop
Tampering with physical evidence
Aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer

Valeen M. Lowell, 29, 4114 SW 19th Street, Lehigh Acres:

Possession of a controlled substance without a prescription (6 counts) Possession of drug paraphernalia

Stephanie Vivian Garcia, 21, 4114 SW 19th Street, Lehigh Acres:

Possession of marijuana under 20 grams

Luis Alberto Ruiz-Mejia, 31, 4114 SW 19th Street, Lehigh Acres:

Possession of a fraudulent identification card (2 counts)