2 men arrested with over 600 grams of meth in Fort Myers
The Fort Myers Police Department arrested two men in possession on drug trafficking charges after finding them with over 600 grams of methamphetamine Saturday morning.
Around 5:03 a.m., officers responded to a call on Colonial Boulevard which referred to several people sleeping in a U-Haul truck. Upon arrival, they made contact with two men at the U-Haul. Next to one of the men, later identified as Paul Timmons, 33, of Fort Myers, was an open plastic sandwich bag containing suspect methamphetamine.
Officers collected the suspect methamphetamine and detained Timmons along with the other occupant of the U-haul, later identified as Jeffrey Lewis, 60, of Cape Coral. Also located in the U-Haul during the investigation was approximately 624.9 grams of suspect meth.
Timmons and Lewis were arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of drug equipment. If convicted, trafficking 400 grams or more of methamphetamine is punishable by a minimum mandatory sentence of 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.