Drug Deal at South Chevron

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                December 30, 2010 Time:                9:30 AM   On December 27, 2010 the Drug Task Force arrested Randi Lynn Fumea for possession of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a church.  On December 28, 2010 Fumea’s co-defendant, Johnny Lee Welch was arrested for possession of crack cocaine.    On August 25, 2010 Welch delivered crack cocaine to a confidential source at the South Chevron located in Chiefland.  Upon the drug deal Welch had the confidential source pay Fumea $ 40.00 for the crack cocaine.  The drug transaction occurred less than 1000 feet from the Power House Faith & Praise Church of God.   Welch is well known to law enforcement.  Welch, 31 years of age has been arrested on 30 felony charges & 21 misdemeanor charges.  Welch has only 2 felony and misdemeanor convictions.     Defendants:   Johnny Lee Welch 809 SE 6th Street Chiefland, Fl Black Male, 09/22/79   Randi Lynn Fumea 7571 NW 153 Lane Chiefland, Fl White Female, 10/04/87     ###

Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218