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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest

Alderman

For Immediate Release

December 17, 2021


On Friday, December 17, 2021, during the early morning hours, the Fort Myers Police Department Vice/ Narcotics Unit (VNU) assisted by the SWAT Team, and other officers served a Narcotics Search Warrant at 824 Alderman Street, Unit #113 in Fort Myers, Florida.  

 

The search warrant was the culmination of a two-month long undercover operation in which Detectives with the Vice/ Narcotics Unit made several purchases of crack cocaine from Joe Anthony Ferguson, A/K/A “Chico” 

 

Ferguson was located at his home address (824 Alderman Street, unit 113) and was taken into custody today.  

 

Upon searching the apartment, Vice/ Narcotics Unit Detectives discovered the following items:

  • Crack and powder cocaine 
  • Crystal methamphetamine
  • MDMA (ecstasy) pills
  • Fentanyl 
  • Stoeger 9mm handgun (reported stolen out of LCSO)
  • Drug paraphernalia to include digital scales, baggies, and a cylinder press
  • $919.00 in cash.   

 

Joe Ferguson was arrested and charged with the following: 

 

Sale of Cocaine X3

Possession of Cocaine X 3 

 

Possession of Cocaine w/ Intent to Sell

Possession of MDMA

Possession of Methamphetamine w/ Intent to Sell

Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic w/ Intent to Sell (Fentanyl) 

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  

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