34-year-old Justin Roberson of Clearwater was recently sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl. Roberson had pleaded guilty on September 20, 2022.
According to court documents, the Clearwater Police Department (CPD) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) were involved in an investigation involving the distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine, and fentanyl in Clearwater. Law enforcement received information that Roberson was distributing cocaine and methamphetamine. Undercover operations conducted by CPD and DEA resulted in the arrest of Roberson for the distribution of methamphetamine and fentanyl. Additionally, law enforcement recovered several firearms used by Roberson during his distribution of the narcotics. The firearms included rifles and semi-automatic weapons.