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3 pounds.  fentanyl seized in record Lake County drug bust


In Lake County, the four-month drug investigation involved nine different agencies and was called Operation Sneak-A-Peek after the first suspect officers heard of – Cliff Johnson. “Mr. Johnson goes by the name of Sneak Street and our detectives took a look at what Mr. Sneak was up to,” Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell said. fentanyl in Lake County history at over 3 lbs. “That amount of fentanyl could literally kill thousands of people, so getting this off the streets, I’m convinced, saves lives,” Grinnell told Three AK -47s, AR-15s and an assortment of pistols. The operation required detectives to work around the clock. They traveled to Georgia and throughout the state of Florida. In doing so, they learned that a a lot of those drugs came from mexico and came across the texas mexico border they also confiscated three hydraulic presses used to crumble the drugs they put it in the machine push it down and then they have a square medicine compact easier to carry.So far, 18 people have been arrested with more to come, meaning the unofficial name of Lake County’s next drug operation must be prosecuted. Not all suspects have been arrested. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for eight of them.

In Lake County, the four-month drug investigation involved nine different agencies and was called Operation Sneak-A-Peek after the first suspect officers heard of – Cliff Johnson.

“Mr. Johnson is named Sneak Street and our detectives took a look at what Mr. Sneak was up to,” Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell said.

In the end, law enforcement said they tapped into a drug ring with nearly thirty suspects and made the largest fentanyl seizure in Lake County history at over 3 pounds.

“That amount of fentanyl could literally kill thousands of people, so getting that off the streets I’m convinced saves lives,” Grinnell said.

Officers also confiscated 22 pounds of methamphetamine, two pounds of cocaine, $12,000 in cash and thirteen firearms, including three AK-47s, AR-15s and an assortment of pistols.

The operation required detectives to work around the clock. They traveled to Georgia and throughout the state of Florida. In doing so, they learned that many of these drugs originated in Mexico and crossed the Texas-Mexico border.

They also confiscated three hydraulic presses used to crumble the drug. They put it in the machine, push it down, and then they have a compact square of medicine that’s easier to carry around.

So far, 18 people have been arrested with more to come, meaning the unofficial name of Lake County’s next drug operation must be prosecuted.

Not all suspects have been arrested. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for eight of them.

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