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Suspected Port Charlotte crack dealer and his supplier arrested

Suspected Port Charlotte crack dealer and his supplier arrested

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Mar 6, 2013

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - An undercover operation in Port Charlotte ended with the arrest of a suspect crack cocaine dealer and his supplier Tuesday.

Charlotte County narcotics detectives arrested 35-year-old Charles Householder and 54-year-old Thomas Denyse Flynn, both of Port Charlotte.

Narcotics detectives made two previous undercover guys of oxycodone and marijuana in January.  Tuesday afternoon detectives arranged to buy Crack Cocaine from Flynn and Householder in Port Charlotte.

Once the deal went down other detectives followed Flynn and made a traffic stop.  Investigators found the buy money in Householder's front pocket.  A search of the car found more crack.

Flynn and Householder were arrested and transported to the Charlotte County Jail. Both were charged with sale and delivery of cocaine, possession of cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Householder was additionally charged in the two previous drug buys for sale and delivery of marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia; and sale and delivery of oxycodone and possession of oxycodone. Flynn’s Nissan was seized for forfeiture.