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Date: 6/24/2011  "For Immediate Release"
To: Immediate Release 
From: PCSO 
Media Contact:
Wood, Donna
863.298.6631 


HIDTA Detectives Arrest 11 in Cocaine Investigation 

On Thursday, June 23, 2011, members of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Unit, or HIDTA, completed a four-month-long investigation of crack cocaine distribution out of the Davenport area.  The HIDTA Unit, with the assistance of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Drug, Organized Crime, and Computer Crimes units, along with members from the PCSO SWAT Team and the East Crime Suppression Team executed two search warrants and arrested 11 suspects.  An additional suspect was charged by affidavit.

Acting in an undercover capacity during the investigation, detectives purchased cocaine from 11 different subjects within a three block radius. 

Search warrants were executed at 18 North Boulevard, Davenport and 109 E. Fuller Street, Davenport.  As a result of the search warrants, approximately 52.6 grams of crack cocaine, 19 grams of powder cocaine, 30 grams of cannabis, three handguns and approximately $4,434.00 was seized.

The investigation resulted in 78 total charges - 55 felonies and 23 misdemeanors.

Arrested was:

 

1) Murray Love, DOB 01/29/75, 109 E. Fuller Street, Davenport.  Murray was charged with:

·         Armed Trafficking Cocaine (over 28 grams)

·         Possession of firearm by convicted felon

·         Trafficking Cocaine over 28 grams

·         Maintaining residence for drug trafficking with minor present

·         Sale of Cocaine within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Sale of Cocaine

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) (2 counts)

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (3 counts)

2) Joseph Williams, DOB 11/20/85, 18 North Boulevard, Davenport.  Williams was charged with:

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS)

·         Possession of Firearm during the Commission of a Felony

·         Possession of Cannabis

·         Maintain residence for drug sales

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

3) Donte Mahogany, DOB 09/02/92, 18 North Boulevard, Davenport.  Mahogany was charged with:

·         Sale of Cocaine within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Conspiracy to sell Cocaine

·         Possession of Cocaine

·         Possession of Cannabis (over 20 grams)

·         Possession of Cannabis (WITS)

·         Possession of Firearm during the Commission of a Felony

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts)

·         Maintain residence for drug sales 

4) Harold Carter, DOB 07/01/94, 8 North Boulevard, Davenport.  Carter was charged with:

Sale of Cocaine (2 Counts)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) (2 Counts)

·         Possession of Cocaine

·         Possession of Cannabis (over 20 grams)

·         Possession of Cannabis (WITS)

·         Possession of Firearm during the Commission of a Felony

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (3 Counts)

5) Carlos Burgman, DOB 10/03/75, 418 Lake Charles Drive, Davenport.  Burgman was charged with:

·         Sale of Cocaine within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

6) Donwarn Williams, DOB 07/29/91, 8 E. Fuller Street, Davenport.  Williams was charged with:

·         Sale of Cocaine within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

7) James McCain, DOB 12/11/88, 8 E. Fuller Street, Davenport.  McCain was charged with:

·         Sale of Cocaine within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

8) Timothy Hobby, DOB 07/20/64, 106 W. Murphy Street, Davenport.  Hobby was charged with:

·         Sale of Cocaine

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Attempted sale of Cocaine

·         Possession of Cocaine

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 Counts)

·         Resisting w/o Violence

9) Patrick Steward, DOB 12/11/86, 109 Hibiscus Street, Davenport.  Steward was charged with:

·         Sale of Cocaine (2 Counts)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) (2 Counts)

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 Counts)

10) Maurice Tarver, DOB 11/11/78, 612 N. 4th Street, Haines City.  Tarver was charged with:

·         Sale of Cocaine within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park)

·         Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

11) Shaquille Robinson, DOB 08/29/92, 108 E. Fuller Street, Davenport.  Robinson was charged with:

·         Possession of Firearm During the Commission of Felony

·         Possession of Cocaine

·         Possession of Cannabis (under 20 grams)

The 11 suspects were booked into the Polk County Jail. 

Miranda Williams, DOB 11/23/56, 18 North Boulevard, Davenport, was charged by affidavit for Possession of Cannabis (less 20 grams). 

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating two suspects who are wanted in connection to this investigation.

Willie Dalton, DOB 02/09/1989, 107 North Boulevard East, Davenport, has open warrants for sale of Cocaine within 1000ft (Municipal Park), Possession of Cocaine (WITS) within 1000ft (Municipal Park), Conspiracy to sell Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

Edward James, DOB 02/03/1980, 1402 Avenue L, Haines City, has open warrants for Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (WITS) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Anyone with information regarding Dalton and James’ whereabouts is urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863.298.6200.


 
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