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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest

Drug Bust

For Immediate Release

December 13, 2021


On Friday, December 10th, 2021, agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Fort Myers Police Department (FMPD) Vice/Narcotics Detectives unit , served three narcotics search warrants at the following locations:

5514 Brookfield Street Lehigh Acres, FL

2071 Pauldo Street, Fort Myers, FL

2052 Henderson Avenue, Fort Myers, FL

The search warrants were the result of a joint operation between the DEA and FMPD involving Otis Lorenzo Salley (DOB 02/09/1970) who was identified as a significant drug supplier for the Fort Myers area.

Salley was located at his home address (5514 Brookfield St.) in Lehigh Acres and was taken into custody today.

A search of his home revealed the following:

· 286 grams of Cocaine HCl (10.2 oz)

· 706.1 grams of MDMA/ Methamphetamine mixture (27.15 oz)

· Undetermined amount of U.S. Currency

The search of 2052 Henderson Avenue, a former barber shop and a location agents believe Salley used to store and manufacture crack cocaine, revealed the following items:


· 40 grams of Cocaine (1.42 oz)

· Two fabricated “Kilo” presses (used to compress cocaine after it has been “cut”) along with numerous items of paraphernalia to manufacture and distribute crack cocaine.


Salley, has a prior federal conviction for Cocaine Distribution, and was arrested and charged today with Trafficking in Cocaine, Trafficking in MDMA/ Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Salley


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