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02/26/2020

DRUG BUST IN MASCOTTE

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Mascotte Police Department served a search warrant early this morning at 1770 Sunset Ridge Drive, Mascotte. The sheriff’s SWAT team made entry and secured the home, which was occupied by 5 juveniles and 11 adults. Once the scene was secured, detectives began the search of the residence.

During the search, detectives located meth, cocaine, marijuana, fentanyl, MDMA, numerous amounts of drug paraphernalia, and a .22 caliber assault rifle that was in the possession of a convicted felon. The following five arrests were made at the residence: Christopher Allen (possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia), Esa Ferguson (possession of meth, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia), Jacob Murray (possession of MDMA, possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia), Jacob Beauregard (possession of MDMA), and Leon Allen (possession of fentanyl, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, possession of drug paraphernalia).

The investigation began with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit receiving a tip describing the activity taking place at the home.

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Released by John Herrell

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