Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Dade City raids nets guns, meth and money

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DADE CITY — Authorities found drugs, guns and money in separate raids on Thursday in two houses in the Tommytown neighborhood.

Members of the Pasco Sheriff's Office SWAT team and Vice and Narcotics unit, and Dade City Police officers participated in the operations, according to Sheriff's Office spokesman Eddie Daniels.

During the execution of a search warrant at 15022 17th St., authorities arrested Noemi Hernandez, 29, and Seguiel Medrano, 30. Hernandez was charged with armed trafficking of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Medrano was charged with the same, as well as being a felon in possession of firearms.

Deputies seized about 76.4 grams of marijuana, 24 grams of methamphetamine, $9,236, three guns, and four rifles.

At the same time, deputies executed a search warrant at 14838 17 St., and they found more drugs — including methamphetamine, pot and pills — and also $200 in counterfeit money.

Derek Crawley, 19, was arrested on possession charges and Cindy Zamora, 29, was arrested on seven methamphetamine related charges.

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