Date: August 2, 2001 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: Michal Shanley, 863 534-6631 or 819-0397 pager
5 Arrested for Trafficking in Methamphetamine

Following a undercover operation by the Polk County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Special Investigations Narcotics Unit, five suspects were arrested yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001) on methamphetamine charges. 

The following were arrested: 

John Leland, DOB 1/30/75, of 8607 Gibson Oaks Drive in Lakeland. 
Diana Hunt, DOB 12/28/62, of 8607 Gibson Oaks Drive in Lakeland. 
Andrea Lash, DOB 1/31/80, of 5092 Williamstown Blvd in Lakeland. 
Trenton Barnett, DOB 10/28/79, of 5092 Williamstown Blvd in Lakeland. 
Glenn Kelley, DOB 9/10/68, of 6228 Lunnwood Drive in Lakeland. 

All five suspects are charged with Conspiracy to Traffic in Methamphetamine over 200 grams. Hunt and Leland additionally are charged with four counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine. All were booked in to the Polk County Jail. 

As a result of the undercover operation, the five suspects were arrested without incident yesterday around 1 p.m. at the residence located at 8607 Gibson Oaks Drive in Lakeland. During the investigation, an undercover detective purchased one pound of methamphetamine from the suspects. The investigation is continuing.


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