Kimberly Fleer (27, Seffner) has pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl to an individual, causing that individual’s death. Fleer faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years, and up to life, in federal prison. A sentencing hearing has not yet been scheduled. According to the plea agreement, on November 2, 2019,Continue Reading

28-year-old Pasco County man, Justin Case Lebarron, was sentenced Wednesday to  life imprisonment for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and methamphetamine resulting in death, distribution of fentanyl and methamphetamine resulting in death, possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl, and maintaining a drug-involved premises after being found guilty in April. AccordingContinue Reading

The unintended consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic mitigation efforts, like closing businesses, stay-at-home order and other forms of lockdowns, made by governments and public health officials are mounting. Earlier this week, new research by public health experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) demonstrated thatContinue Reading

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida announced the indictment of a two people from Clearwater, Courtney Marie Michaelis and Nicholas Andrew Ham, with the illegal distribution of fentanyl. Michaelis, 37, and Ham, 21, have been charged with distributing fentanyl resulting in serious bodily injury to anContinue Reading

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37-year-old William Hennessey of Spring Hill was sentenced to 51 months in prison Monday for distributing Schedule II controlled substances after burglarizing a pharmacy. In March this year, Hennessey broke into Suntrust Pharmacy in Port Richey and stole a large safe filled with thousands of highly-addictive Schedule II controlled substances,Continue Reading

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests of 38-year-old Angelo Bisbini  and 37-year-old Michelle Frankford for selling fentanyl. Detectives began their investigation on February 20 when Bisbini agreed to meet undercover detectives to sell them heroin. When Bisbini arrived, Frankford was in the passenger seat. Bisbini agreed to sell heroin toContinue Reading