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Bradford County Sheriffs Office
Thursday June 24th, 2010 :: 03:37 p.m. EDT


Warrant Sweep by BUSTED Nets 6 Arrests in the Speedville Area of Bradford County

On 6-24-10 the Bradford Union Starke Task Force to Eradicate Drugs (BUSTED) served a search warrant on the residence located at 4053 SE 8th Avenue Melrose, FL.

During the search several people were detained and various types of illegal drugs and a rifle were found. As soon as it was determined what property belonged to each individual charges were made on those people who were in violation of the law.

W/M Troy B. Merrett (01/28/62) 440 SW Jasmine Ave. Keystone Heights, FL. 32656

W/F Shannon C. Hallam (08/25/82) 19366 NW 82nd Ave. Starke, FL. 32091

W/F Jeanelle R. Dunn (08/30/63) 4053 SE 8th Ave. Melrose, FL. 32656

W/M Clarence E. Canipe (11/28/57) 4053 SE 8th Ave. Melrose, FL. 32656

After clearing that residence the BUSTED team relocated to the residence located at 3753 SE 8th Avenue Melrose, FL.

Upon arrival, Lindsey Wanton was taken into custody on an outstanding Bradford County warrant for sale of illegal drugs. Four other subjects were detained at which time one was discovered to be in possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana.

BUSTED detectives were then given consent to search the residence where they discovered some drug paraphernalia, a firearm and over $7000.00 cash.

B/M Lindsey A. Wanton (DOB: 07/03/81) 3753 SE 8th Ave. Melrose, FL. 32656

B/M Benjamin Hutchinson (08/09/91) 3753 SE 8th Ave. Melrose, FL. 32656

Captain Brad Smith

Bradford County Sheriffs Office
945 N Temple Ave
Starke, FL 32091

Emergency: 9-1-1

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