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Posted on: March 12, 2018

FMPD Drug and SWAT Units Conduct Raid on Royal Palm Avenue

Drug Raid

On Friday March 9, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m. members of the Fort Myers Police Department executed a warrant at 3038 Royal Palm Avenue, Fort Myers searching for illegal drugs. Officers with the Gang Suppression Unit, Special Enforcement Division and Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) entered the residence to seize evidence and take suspects into custody.

As officers secured the apartment additional task force members converged on the grounds and located additional suspects and contraband in the complex’s carport area. Two males, later identified as Renny Armstrong and Montel Stallworth-Smith attempted to escape by running from the property but were both apprehended without incident. Officers seized quantities of marijuana, cocaine and additional narcotics along with digital scales and drug paraphernalia.  

Approximately 447grams of marijuana, 0.5 grams of cocaine and 27 grams of Methylone were seized in the raid. Arrested were Seneca Edison Jr. (date of birth 10/25/1997) for possession of marijuana under 20g, Shanquasia Harris (date of birth 06/21/1994) for possession of marijuana under 20g, Montel Stallworth-Smith (date of birth 08/29/1994) for obstructing justice and Renny Armstrong (date of birth 08/23/1992) for obstruction, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. All were transported to the Fort Myers Police Department and then to the Lee County Jail where they were booked and held in custody.

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