COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – A Neapolitan man has been arrested for drug and weapons trafficking after a traffic stop in the Naples Manor area of East Naples.
The Collier County Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old Giovanni Francois, a felon, after congressmen found enough fentanyl opioids to kill more than 4,000 people.
The vice-captain proceeded to stop Francois for speeding.
Before being dragged over, Francois reached out the window and threw a bag on the street, then a box, according to CCSO.
When Francois finally stopped at the intersection of Avenue St. Andrews and Hidden Valley Drive, deputies blocked traffic.
Delegates recovered bags and boxes and found the following items:
- A 9mm pistol. The stock was fully loaded with seven rounds and one bullet in the chamber.
- Many of the inner pouches contained fentanyl, crack cocaine, cocaine, amphetamines and marijuana.
- Many bags and packages are empty, and the labels are appropriate for packaging containing narcotics.
A search of Francois’ car revealed more fentanyl and cocaine.
Representatives also seized 8.4 grams of fentanyl, 45.7 grams of crack cocaine, 9 grams of amphetamines, 0.2 grams of powdered cocaine and 18.5 grams of marijuana.
Francois is facing a number of charges including trafficking fentanyl, trafficking in cocaine, possession of a weapon of a gang-related crime, possession of a controlled substance – amphetamines, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana. possession of addictive devices, according to delegates.
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