FCSO Arrests 5 for Narcotics in Less than 12 Hours

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Deputy Gaddie stopped a vehicle at SR 100 and Bimini Lane, on Tuesday March 14th, because it was not registered. Deputies had probable cause to search the car, and found a duffel bag full of 4 lbs of Marijuana, narcotics and paraphernalia. The driver, Kelly Perez, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell/Manufacture/Deliver, Manufacture/Deliver Drug Paraphernalia, Motor Vehicle – Fail to Register, and Attached Tag Not Assigned. She was released after posting the $5,400 bond. The passenger, Alfredo Rivera Aguilera, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell/Manufacture/Deliver, Manufacture/Deliver Drug Paraphernalia. He was released after posting the $7,500 bond.

Earlier in the night, deputies Harrison and M. Dorsey noted a woman that appeared to be tinkering with a license plate at a local gas station. This woman had also been seen at a known drug house earlier in the day.  The woman, identified as Cynthia Metzler, was speaking to deputies when they saw drug paraphernalia in the vehicle, at this point in time Metzler and the second woman, Stephanie Robinson, were detained during a probable cause search of the vehicle. During the search deputies found narcotics and drug paraphernalia, which included Oxycodone, Hashish, and Marijuana. Metzler was arrested and charged with Possession of Oxycodone, Possession of Hashish, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Equipment. She is currently being held on a $6,000 bond. Robinson was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Equipment.

That same night, Deputy Gaddie also arrested a woman, Brandy Gochenouer, when it was found that she had narcotics in her purse. She was arrested and charged with Possession of Fentanyl, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

“Great work by our deputies being proactive and getting more poison off the streets in Flagler County all in one night,” said Sheriff Rick Staly. “Drug dealers need to get out of Flagler County and for those that use drugs I encourage you to seek help and treatment.

By Krys DeWind

Krys DeWind has been a Flagler County resident since 2016. She is active in her community and is always looking for ways to better it. She has a community first attitude which is one of the central founding ideals of the Flagler County Buzz.

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