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Punta Gorda Search Warrant Leads to Eight Arrests on Drug Charges

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March 4, 2024 – Punta Gorda, FL

Eight people were arrested on numerous drug charges after a search warrant was conducted on Wednesday, February 28.

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Traffic Unit, Fugitive Apprehension Unit, Community Policing Unit, Aviation Unit, Lee and Charlotte County SWAT, and the Punta Gorda Police Department served a residential search warrant at 427 Showalter Ave in Punta Gorda.

As a result of their joint efforts, eight subjects were arrested on a variety of drug charges and transported to the Charlotte County Jail. While deputies were conducting their investigation, they located what appeared to be crack cocaine, Ecstasy, marijuana, numerous crack pipes and drug paraphernalia inside the residence. The graphic below provides photos of the suspects and their corresponding charges.

The main suspect, D’Maurio Williams, was additionally charged with Sale and Delivery of Cocaine and Maintaining a Public Nuisance.

“I would like to thank Lee County Sheriff’s Office SWAT as well as the Punta Gorda Police Department for their assistance with this search warrant. I would also like to commend the hard work of my deputies in this investigation that resulted in these arrests and keeping more poison off the streets of Charlotte County.

– SHERIFF BILL PRUMMELL