Drug Arrest in Bronson

January 20, 2015
On January 17, 2015 K-9 Deputy
Clint Anderson was on patrol in the Town of Bronson. Dep. Anderson received information
that Jermey Jamal Mayes (8-20-90) was operating a vehicle while his license was
suspended. Dep. Anderson confirmed through a license check Mayes’ license had
been suspended in November of 2014 for failure to pay traffic fines. Dep.
Anderson located Mayes operating a 1993 Lincoln
on Court Street in Bronson and conducted a traffic stop.
During Dep. Anderson’s stop,
Mayes confessed to having possession of a firearm in the vehicle. Dep. Anderson
went to retrieve the firearm and upon entering the vehicle with the owner’s
permission, smelled a strong odor of marijuana. Dep. Anderson located a Beretta
.25 caliber firearm in the center console along with 1.1 grams of marijuana.
Continuing his search, Dep. Anderson also located 10 pieces of crack cocaine
packaged for street level sales and 17.9 grams of powder cocaine and $910.00 in
Mayes was arrested and booked
into the Levy County Detention Facility for possession of cocaine with the
intent to sell, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony,
driving while license suspended or revoked and possession of marijuana. His
bond has been set at $87,500.00.
Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff’s Office
(352) 486-5111
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