VSO Makes 2nd Major Drug Sales Bust In West Volusia County

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DeLand, FL - On Thursday, May 27, Volusia sheriff’s deputies and narcotics detectives conducted the second street-level drug operation in less than five weeks in west Volusia County. There were 16 arrests on April 24 and another 16 were arrested in the most recent operation.

VSO: 16 Facing Drug Charges In Operation Following Homicides

This time, the investigation concentrated on the 900 block of South Florida Avenue. VSO said "these operations are a priority in our ongoing efforts to reduce violent crimes and drug activity."

Five arrest warrants were served at the location for sale and delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park.  One person was arrested before the operation and more arrests are expected.

These are the people arrested in the latest operation:

James Patton, 45 – Possession of crack cocaine (2.5 grams)

Robert Cheatham, 52 - Sale and Delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park

Frank Campbell, 39 – Sale and Delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park

Jewel Foust, 43 - Sale and Delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park

Gregory Smiley, 44 - Sale and Delivery of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park

 David Treml, 49 – Attempted purchase of crack cocaine

Gerald Wilson, 51 – Attempted purchase of crack cocaine

Melissa Ortiz, 41 - Attempted purchase of crack cocaine, resisting arrest without violence

Cindy Fuentes, 39 - Attempted purchase of crack cocaine

Sean Gannon, 37 - Attempted purchase of crack heroin, resisting arrest without violence, warrant for failure to appear reference possession of heroin

Sarah Stevens, 38 - Attempted purchase of crack cocaine

Timothy Turner, 48 - Attempted purchase of crack cocaine, Possession of paraphernalia

 Brandon Vandiver, 23 - Attempted purchase of crack cocaine, Possession of paraphernalia

Matthew Osborne, 37 - Attempted purchase of crack cocaine

Albert Williams, 68 – Possession of an open container and possession of drug paraphernalia

John Doe - Attempted purchase of crack cocaine

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