ECSO Seizes Drugs, Guns, Money, Jewelry, Cars And More In Big Raid

June 23, 2022

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office seized several pounds of methamphetamine, 32 grams of fentanyl, guns, vehicles, and thousands of dollars of cash and jewelry in a major narcotics raid.

The ECSO Narcotics Unit and SWAT team served search warrants at five different homes in the county. Three of the homes were in the 3800-block of West Jordan Street, one in the 2400-block of West Belmont Street and one in the 8000-block of Cayenne Way.

At the five addresses, narcotics investigators located 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine, a pound of marijuana, 32 grams of fentanyl, 8.1 grams of cocaine, 8.5 grams of marijuana edibles, 13.4 grams of MDMA, 4.2 grams of heroin, 5.6 grams of oxycodone, a quantity of promethazine, two pints of promethazine with codeine mixed, $17,947 in cash, and 10 guns.

Investigators also seized five vehicles all believed to be used in drug trade: a 2019 Toyota Camry, 2019 Nissan SUV, 2021 Mitsubishi SUV, 2019 Honda, and a 2021 Maserati utility vehicle. Nearly $100,000 in jewelry and other assets were also seized.

This operation was conducted with the assistance of the United States Postal Inspectors Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pensacola Police Department, and the United States Army – National Guard.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office named seven suspects:

  • Andrea Howard, 33
  • Larry Hartley, 34
  • Cubie Ball, 32
  • Anthony Moore, 31
  • Kellie Langle, 40
  • Marcus Faggard, 51
  • Kewauntez Matthews, 29

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP or the ECSO at (850) 436-9620.

Comments

12 Responses to “ECSO Seizes Drugs, Guns, Money, Jewelry, Cars And More In Big Raid”

  1. Connor on June 27th, 2022 12:06 am

    The Florida Army and Air National Guard has a Multijurisdictional Task Force Team that supports the DOJ and other agencies for the Florida Counterdrug program….they are responsible for a lot of the major cases, but they never get recognized. Great job!

  2. Great Idea on June 24th, 2022 11:02 am

    There are different reasons why National Guard and Postal Services helped. They are just mention them to give them credit where credit is due. Who knows maybe these people were shipping stuff. Keep up with it and you will find out. National Guard can stand out and keep a watch for anything while the officers go in. Who cares why. They should all help each other

  3. lol on June 24th, 2022 3:06 am

    Yeah a 2021 Maserati wont attract any attention at all. lol

  4. Inquiring mind on June 23rd, 2022 6:19 pm

    Just curious when & if we can buy the vehicles?
    Great job ECSO

  5. You know what happens when you assume on June 23rd, 2022 5:56 pm

    For the ones concerned about the National Guard being involved, it says they assisted. The US Postal Inspectors also assisted. Assisted can mean many things. They most likely had information regarding the case or maybe provided survellience video or any number of things to help get this trash off the streets. It doesn’t say they were physically involved with the arrests so until you actually know….probably best not to assume.

  6. Retired Deputy on June 23rd, 2022 5:20 pm

    As the saying goes: “It’s all fun and games until DEA kicks your door” Kudos to Sheriff Simmons for re-establishing the cooperation between local, state and federal law enforcement agencies that the former sheriff severed. These arrests are a perfect example of why that cooperation pays dividends.

  7. xpspk1 on June 23rd, 2022 1:16 pm

    “Cubie Ball”, any kin to “Cue Stick?

  8. Dola on June 23rd, 2022 12:39 pm

    So the national guard has to pick up slack for the sheriff now??

  9. JODY on June 23rd, 2022 10:46 am

    Thank God they are off the streets.

  10. Travis on June 23rd, 2022 8:14 am

    So the National Guard is being used as a police force against civilians now? That’s not a good precedent.

  11. W. Ward on June 23rd, 2022 5:23 am

    Congratulations Sheriff Simons and all who participated for a job well done! Lock’em up and trough away the key. Since the U.S. Army was involved lock’em up in a military jail to reduce their chances of being released. Its nice to know we finally have a real sheriff in this county.

  12. paul on June 23rd, 2022 1:50 am

    Prison for the poison peddlers, no catch and release, no bonds,





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