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Four arrested on drug, weapons charges in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL — Authorities arrested four Spring Hill residents on drug and weapons charges after executing a search warrant on a Stephen Boulevard home. Two of the residents were also accused of evidence tampering after they allegedly tried to flush glass pipes.

Kelly Crawford, 39, and Michael Fontaine, 42, were arrested while allegedly attempting to flush several glass pipes used for smoking the drug and a vase down a toilet.

Seth Heiser, 38, was arrested on drug charges. James Norris, 48, was arrested on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon after deputies found an illegal spring-loaded knife in his pocket during a search.

In addition to the arrests, authorities seized drugs and drug paraphernalia, several laptops and hard drives, a fake Florida driver's license, and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Crawford was being held at the Hernando County Jail on Tuesday on $1,750 bail. Heiser was being held Tuesday on $5,500 bail. Fontaine and Norris were being held Tuesday without bail.

Melvin Backman can be reached at mbackman@sptimes.com or (352) 754-6114.

Four arrested on drug, weapons charges in Spring Hill 06/08/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 5:23pm]
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