Oct 142016


Second man charged after fleeing from detectives

A second suspect was arrested in connection with a search warrant, served on September 22nd in Tavernier.

The warrant was served at 582 Beach Road in Tavernier. 37 year old Francisco Guevara was arrested at the scene on multiple drug charges.

Jeremy Haigh, 40 years old of North Rock Harbor fled on foot from the residence when detectives arrived. As he fled, he threw a cigarette box toward a canal behind the house. The box landed on a boat davit instead of in the water. In the box, detectives found crack cocaine, Oxycodone, heroin and drug paraphernalia.

A warrant was obtained for Haigh’s arrest and he was picked up today and booked into jail. Haigh is charged with fleeing from police, possession of heroin, cocaine, a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Bond on the warrant is $70,000.

Tavernier man faces drug charges

The Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit served a search warrant at a Tavernier residence, arresting one man on drug charges.

The warrant was served at 2:45 p.m. at 582 Beach Road. As detectives served the warrant, they saw 37 year old Francisco Guevara getting out of a blue F150 truck. Guevara ran toward the back of the property, but he was apprehended.

During the search of the truck and the residence, detectives found crack cocaine, synthetic marijuana – sometimes called “Spice”, several different controlled substances including alprazolam and Oxycodone, heroin, a handgun, ammunition and multiple items of drug paraphernalia. Guevara was charged with resisting arrest, possession of heroin, cocaine and controlled substances without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Monroe County Detention Center.

Two more drug arrests

35 year old Darius Whitehead of Key Largo, AKA “Dub”, was arrested Thursday and charged with an outstanding warrant for sale of cocaine and two outstanding warrants for sale of marijuana. He sold the illegal substances to undercover operatives in March and in May of this year on Hibiscus Lane in Key Largo.

42 year old Andrew Johnson of Homestead was arrested Thursday and charged with an outstanding warrant for sale of cocaine. Johnson sold an undercover operative cocaine in August on Hibiscus Lane in Key Largo.

The sales took place during drug operations set up by the Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit.

Arrest for mailing drugs to jail

A Duck Key woman was arrested Thursday for mailing drugs to the Monroe County Detention Center.

55 year old Nadine Carroll mailed an envelope containing Buprenorphine to the Stock Island Detention Center in September. The envelope was addressed to her daughter, Shannon Carroll, who was arrested September 15th and is still in jail on charges of driving with a suspended license and possession of cocaine.

The envelope was intercepted by a detention deputy at the facility who noticed a chemical smell from the envelope, and saw an unknown substance on the envelope once he opened it.

Tests revealed the substance to be Buprenorphine, a synthetic opioid.

A warrant was obtained by detectives with the Sheriff’s Special Operations Unit and Nadine Carroll was arrested for smuggling contraband into a detention facility. She and her daughter are now both in jail on drug related charges.

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