Undercover crack cocaine drug buy leads to seven arrests, according to St. Lucie County Sheriff Mascara
St. Lucie County Sheriff's drug investigators arrested seven people at a Fort Pierce home overnight on a variety of charges, according to Sheriff Ken J. Mascara. Detectives seized a total of 11 grams of cocaine.
"After undercover agents took part in a controlled purchase of crack cocaine at 1119 Avenue F, Fort Pierce, they obtained a search warrant for the address at the western-most apartment," Sheriff Mascara said. The SWAT team was deployed along with Sheriff's Office snipers. Deputies arrested two suspects who fled on foot, Garion Jarod Miller, 30, and Clifton Jermaine Wilson, 22.
"Wilson threw down a pink tube of cocaine rocks," the Sheriff said. "A search of the home revealed a plate with cocaine on it."
As deputies approached the home, a silver Dodge drove up to it. Detectives secured the driver, Eva Marie Howard, 33, who had two crack cocaine pipes in the front of her pants. Also taken into custody were Jennifer Lynn Cage, 31, Diana Bernadette Perez, 26, and Gottrell Robert Brundage, 56. Next to them was a glass pipe with cocaine residue.
Kenny Crowell, 55, was inside the home. He had a glass pipe inside his right front pocket that contained cocaine residue.
Howard has a Port St. Lucie address. All the rest are Fort Pierce residents.
Miller and Wilson are charged with cocaine possession with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver, as well as possession of drug equipment and resisting an officer without violence.
Howard, Perez, Cage, Brundage and Crowell are charged with possession of drug equipment.
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Garion Miller, one of seven arrested by St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office
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