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Eleven arrested on drug charges when Hernando detectives raid six homes in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL — Hernando County vice detectives raided six Spring Hill residences on Thursday, netting 11 arrests, a pound of marijuana and small amounts of cocaine, hashish and heroin, authorities said. Detectives also seized $6,876 in cash, six firearms, a Cadillac, a Camaro and a Mercedes. A Hernando Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said the raided locations are associated but declined to elaborate, citing an ongoing investigation. The homes were at: 12347 Drysdale St., 14059 Drysdale, 3106 Dow Lane, 2447 Commerce Ave., 2442 Ambassador Ave. and 4099 Sugarfoot Drive. Arrested or given notices to appear on various drug-related charges were: Jarlen Rivero, 32; Taimy Ferran, 39; Angel Gonzalez, 23; Justin Battle, 26; James Edward Brown, 23; Teresa Brown, 44; Gerald Patella, 54; Evan Steinhilber, 21; and William Neff, 25. The two other suspects are juveniles.

Eleven arrested on drug charges when Hernando detectives raid six homes in Spring Hill 07/12/13 [Last modified: Friday, July 12, 2013 10:35pm]
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