Lake County Man Busted On Heroin Drug Deal

MEDIA RELEASE   Date:                April 27, 2011 Time:                9:30 AM   The Levy County Sheriff’s Office and the Chiefland Police Department conducted a buy bust drug operation and arrested Joseph “Angel” Wright for trafficking in heroin and oxycodone.   DTF utilized a confidential informant (CI) for the undercover drug deal.  The CI was issued 100 oxycodone pills for the purpose of trading them for heroin with Wright.   Wright met the CI at the Dawg House Bar in Fanning Springs and removed from his groin area 20 doses of heroin and traded it for the 100 pills of oxycodone.    The heroin drug deal is very rare for Levy County.  The last time DTF made a heroin arrest was in 2003.       Defendant:   Joseph Angel Wright 1400 Eudora Road Apt # H 80 Mount Dora, Fl. B/M, 02/10/1988       ###

Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
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