Narcotics Bust in Fort Myers

On Friday, July 12, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit ended a two-month-long investigation into multiple subjects that were selling narcotics in the Fort Myers community. Through the investigation, probable cause for a search warrant was established for 2920 Powell Street, after Renny Armstrong (DOB 8-23-92), sold a trafficking amount of Fentanyl to an undercover detective. The Narcotics Unit executed the search warrant at the residence and recovered the following items: 12.93 grams of Fentanyl, 26.34 grams of cocaine, 42.08 grams of oxycodone, and a gram of Xanax. Additional charges were established for Rausheen Armstrong (DOB 1-9-98), who was located inside the residence.

ARRESTED: Rausheen Armstrong (DOB 01-08-98) for Trafficking Fentanyl, Trafficking in Oxycodone, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Cocaine

WANTED:  Renny Armstrong (DOB 08-23-92) for Sale and Possession of Fentanyl and Trafficking in Fentanyl

Probable cause for a search warrant was also established on 627 Prospect Avenue after detectives completed multiple undercover narcotics purchases at the residence. At the completion of the investigation, detectives established probable cause to arrest five individuals for sale and possession of cocaine. The narcotics unit executed the search warrant at the residence and recovered the following items: 2 stolen firearms, 6.3 grams of fentanyl, 24.8 grams of cocaine, 132.4 grams of marijuana, 24.7 grams of a controlled substance, 1.7 grams oxycodone, and more than $2500.00 in cash.

 ARRESTED: Marquiese Bates (DOB 04-16-95) for Sale and Possession of Cocaine

ARRESTED: Derick Etienne (DOB 04-01-95) for Sale and Possession of Cocaine

ARRESTED: Najour Grimes (DOB 04-21-97) for Sale and Possession of Cocaine

ARRESTED: Dejour Grimes (DOB 05-07-98) for Sale and Possession of Cocaine

WANTED: Robert Rosado (DOB 07-09-97) for sale and possession of cocaine

“I am extremely proud of the efforts of our Narcotics Detectives,” stated Sheriff Carmine Marceno. “Taking illegal and dangerous narcotics off the streets makes our community safer and now these drug dealers are behind bars, where they belong. I will say it again; if you push poison on our streets, I have a room for you at the Lee County Jail.”

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Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Renny Armstrong and Robert Rosado is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000 from Crime Stoppers.  Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.

(Additional photos can be found on the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page)