Suspect arrested with 100 grams of Fentanyl, 10 more drug charges
A Fort Myers woman was arrested as she is suspected of having a broad array of drugs in her pickup truck, including over 100 grams of Fentanyl and more than 80 grams of cocaine.
The suspect, Jackyoln Simpkins, 35, over 11 drug charges, Possession of Firearm or Weapon by Florida Convicted Felon and Violation of Probation or Community Control by Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.
CCSO Deputies responded to a call of a suspicious female at a Marathon Gas Station on Jones Loop Rd. in Punta Gorda. When the Deputy spoke with Simpkins, she displayed signs of being under the influence of a narcotic, according to the CCSO press release.
When a certified drug-detector canine arrived on the scene, a free-air sniff alerted Deputies to the presence of illegal drugs, per the press release. Two clear plastic containers, with one suspected of having crack cocaine and a second a white powder, were found in the truck; along with several credit cards not registered to Simpkins.
Simpkins commented on drugs containing Fentanyl.
Detectives with the CCSO Narcotics Unit would later find the following in the pickup truck, packaged for sale: 104.7 grams of Fentanyl, 82.3 grams of cocaine in crack and powder form, 60.5 grams of Methamphetamine, 12.8 grams of Hydromorphone tablets, and 18.6 grams of MDMA.
The press release also states, these numerous pills were also found in the pickup truck: Oxycodone (45), Alprazolam (1), Diazepam (2), Morphine Sulfate (2), Hydrocodone (1), Suboxone (2 strips), Buprenorphine Hydrochloride (1), Ecstasy (7), Viagra (8), Sildenafil Citrate (6), Azithromycin Dihydrate (5), Losine (3), Zofran (4), Mirtazapine (23), Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim (7), Gabapentin (1). All of these medications require a prescription and Simpkins was not able to show or produce one for any of the pills.
A .40 caliber handgun was also seized during the search.