FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested one person and seized drugs and cash after serving a search warrant at 2925 Thomas Street yesterday afternoon.
Eric Crawford, 40, now faces charges of trafficking in cocaine, possession of marijuana with the intent to sell or distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 2:30 p.m., officers conducted a lawful search warrant of the home after multiple undercover drug purchases over a several-month period. This location had been operating as a street level drug distribution center, according to police.
Officers seized 78.5 grams of cocaine HCL. Approximately 100 baggies of the cocaine was packaged and ready for street level distribution.
FMPD also seized 22.5 grams of marijuana, including 16 baggies packaged for street distribution.
A total of $1,300.00 was recovered and seized as proceeds from drug sales.
Digital scales and hundreds of Ziploc baggies were located, as well.
The estimated street value of the drugs seized was $5,000.