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Crime Stoppers tip leads to Fort Myers drug bust

Crime Stoppers tip leads to Fort Myers drug bust

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED May 5, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police busted a drug house Friday in the 1700 block of N. Palmdale Court.

A search warrant was issued after a two month investigation that began with a Crime Stoppers’ tip stating someone from the residence was selling marijuana. Detectives conducted an undercover operation that led to the arrest of 25-year-old Eugene Wade of Fort Myers.

Wade was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell or distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a driver's license.

Police seized the following evidence in the home:

136.5 grams of marijuana, street value of $1,100.00
One Smith and Wesson .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun
Packaging materials and scales used for street distribution of the drugs
$658.00 dollars of United States currency as evidence to the intent to sell charge