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.
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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