COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested Thomas Welch, 48, yesterday for an active warrant on multiple charges, including racketeering, money laundering and extortion.
Yesterday, state law enforcement agents raided his home on the 2900 block of Poinciana Dr., removing computers and files from the premise. A mobile command was set up outside the home in morning and remained there throughout the day. Agents would not say why they were investigating the home, at the time.
Investigators were seen confiscating a number of items from the house, including a box of papers.
Welch was transported to the Naples Jail Center and placed under a $245,000 bond.