Naples Manor man arrested on drug trafficking charges

Published: August 12, 2022 4:12 PM EDT

A Naples Manor man was arrested on drug trafficking charges after serving a warrant on Friday.

The Collier County Sheriff’s office said detectives executed a search warrant at a home on Sholtz St. in Naples Manor and arrested Leonardo Chavez, 18, on narcotics trafficking charges.

Leonardo Chavez

Sheriff Kevin Rambosk said the search warrant yielded several types of dangerous and illegal drugs including the deadly opioid fentanyl.

“This one-stop-shop of drugs and crime was shut down by the hardworking and dedicated members of our Vice and Narcotics Bureau with assistance from SWAT, Patrol and other units in our agency,” Sheriff Kevin Rambosk said. “I am committed to keeping our community safe and as drug-free as possible.”

During the search, detectives recovered the following narcotics:

  • Methamphetamine, 137.5 grams
  • Cocaine/fentanyl mix, 44.8 grams
  • Marijuana, 1,459 grams
  • THC edibles, 769.4 grams
  • THC wax, 90.2 grams
  • Codeine, 648.1 grams

Chavez faces charges of trafficking fentanyl, trafficking cocaine, trafficking methamphetamine, possession of marijuana over 20 grams, and possession of narcotic paraphernalia.

Chavez faces a minimum mandatory sentence of 25 years in prison on his charges if convicted.