Drug Bust in North Fort Myers

On Thursday, September 5, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Gang/Intel Unit and Field Support Unit, in conjunction with the Narcotics Unit, concluded a months-long undercover investigation into career criminal and documented gang member, Quinn Stafford (DOB 05/04/94).

Quinn Stafford is a known violent offender and has a very lengthy criminal history including multiple charges of robbery, battery, fleeing and eluding, hit and run, larceny, burglary and resisting arrest.

Detectives executed a search warrant at his residence, located at 502 Clark Street in North Fort Myers. After a thorough search, detectives discovered 6.7 grams of Fentanyl, 12.1 grams of Meth, and 5.8 grams of Crack Cocaine inside the residence.

At the conclusion of the investigation, the following were arrested:

  • Quinn Stafford (DOB 5/4/94) charged with: Sale of Fentanyl within 1000ft of a church/school, Trafficking in Fentanyl, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Sell, Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell, Possession of a Weapon and/or Ammo by a Convicted Felon, and two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription.
  • Trinnity Gaskins (DOB 7/14/00) charged with: Sale of Fentanyl and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
  • Teresa Botten Edwards (DOB 9/29/68) charged with: Possession of Cocaine.
  • Charles Zammerilla (DOB 4/18/67) charged with: Sale of Fentanyl within 1000ft of a church/school and Possession of a Controlled Substance.    
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Quinn Stafford
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Trinnity Gaskins
Teresa Botten Edwards
Charles Zammerilla

“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, we will aggressively continue to get guns, drugs, and thugs off our streets”, stated Sheriff Carmine Marceno. “Mark my words: this isn’t the end. Deal drugs in our county and you will go to jail.”