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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

05/14/2021

TWO MEN ARRESTED IN DRUG BUST IN TAVARES

On May 13, 2021, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s Special Investigations Bureau, with the assistance of the sheriff’s SWAT team, executed a search warrant at 31726 Tropical Shores Drive in Tavares. The residence was believed to be a known location where narcotics were commonly used and sold.

Three adults and four juveniles were located in the residence at the time the search warrant was served.

A search of the residence yielded 29 grams of Fentanyl, 8 grams of heroin, one High Point .45 cal. semi auto pistol, 72 grams of marijuana.

Eddie James Mcholder, 38, was charged with trafficking in Heroin, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, armed trafficking in fentanyl, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Jaylon Buggs, 21, was charged with possession of marijuana over 20 grams with intent to sell and possession of paraphernalia.

Both males were arrested and transported to the Lake County Jail without incident. Click camera icons to view booking photos.


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Released by John Herrell

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