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Fort Myers drug sweep results in multiple arrests

Fort Myers drug sweep results in multiple arrests

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Aug 23, 2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police began a roundup of suspected drug dealers over the last week.  Undercover detectives made drug buys from 31 drug dealers resulting in 90 felony charges and ten misdemeanor charges.

So far 16 suspects have been taken into custody and charged.

1)      Isaiah Kearse (d.o.b. 07-19-88 of Fort Myers) was arrested for two counts of sale of cocaine and two counts possession of cocaine.                                               

2)      Makeith Crews (d.o.b. 10-01-77 of Fort Myers) was arrested for one count of sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park and one count of possession of cocaine.

3)      Devan Coty (d.o.b. 06-18-90 of  Naples) was arrested for one count sale of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school and one count of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.

4)      Shannon Sims (d.o.b. 06-27-77 of Fort Myers) was arrested for two counts sale of cocaine within1000 feet of a school, two counts of sale of heroin within 1000 feet of a school, one count of sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park, three counts of possession of cocaine, two counts of possession of heroin.  During the arrest, Sims had large amount of powder cocaine and crack cocaine in his possession.

5)      Tommy Hayden (d.o.b. 01-04-70 of Fort Myers) was arrested for one count sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school and one count possession of cocaine.

6)      Fredia West (d.o.b. 10-03-63 of Fort Myers) was arrested for one count sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school and one count possession of cocaine.

7)      Altama Davis (d.o.b. 10-31-61 of Fort Myers) was arrested for one count sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school and one count possession of cocaine.

8)      Andrew Faust (d.o.b. 03-09-67 of Fort Myers) was arrested one count sale of cocaine within1000 of a school and one count possession of cocaine.

9)      Joseph Davis (d.o.b. 04-18-68 of Fort Myers) was arrested for five counts sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school and five counts possession of cocaine.

10)  Minerva Shortridge (d.o.b. 03-05-76 of Fort Myers was arrested for one count sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school and one count possession of cocaine.

11)  James Oliver (d.o.b. 03-09-72 of Fort Myers was arrested for one count sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school and one count possession of cocaine.

12)  Alto Thomas Jr. (d.o.b. 08-10-88 of Fort Myers) was arrested for one count sale of marijuana and one count possession of marijuana

13)  Brian Applegate (d.o.b. 1-18-83 of Cape Coral) was arrested for one count sale of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a park, possession of controlled substance without a prescription.

14)  Arric Aaron (d.o.b. 01/31/62 of Fort Myers) was arrested for two counts sale of cocaine within 1000 feet  of a school and two counts possession of cocaine.

15)  Cory Walker (d.o.b. 09/03/89 of Fort Myers) was arrested for one count sale of MDMA, one count sale of marijuana, one count possession of MDMA, one count possession of marijuana.  During Walker’s arrest he had 30 baggies of marijuana in his possession.  Police additionally charged Walker with possession of marijuana with intent to sell.

16)  Bridgit Cochran (d.o.b. 03-29-75 of Fort Myers) was arrested for one count sale of MDMA, one count sale of marijuana, one count possession of MDMA and one count possession of marijuana.