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    Guns and drugs are among the operation’s evidence. A total of 53 arrests were made.

Operation Cold Summer

“Operation Cold Summer” netted 53 arrests.

The operation was the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office and Ferandina Beach Police Department’s combined effort to reduce illegal drug activity in the county. They were assisted by the Fourth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office and North Florida High Intesity Drug Trafficking Area Organization in conducting numerous undercover drug operations.

“The people who were involved in this operation sell poison to our citizens and are all repeat offenders,” said Sheriff Bill Leeper. “If we successfully remove the drug dealers and repeat offenders from our community, crime ultimately goes down.” 

These 53 individuals have a collective total of 599 previous arrests between them. Items seized included 2,078 grams (over 4 pounds) of ice methamphetamine, 11 grams of heroin mixed with fentanyl, 14 grams of crack cocaine, 1,694 grams (over 3.75 pounds) of marijuana, six guns, one vehicle, and $8,688. 

“Law enforcement and fire rescue has responded to numerous overdose medical calls so far in 2019, with seven of those being fatal. A total of 16 people died of drug overdoses last year,” said Leeper. “People who buy these illegal drugs are playing Russian roulette with their lives.” 

FBPD Chief Jim Hurley added, “My hope is that this joint operation sends a very clear message to those involved in the sale of harmful, illegal substances.”

The NCSO and FBPD continually seek the community’s help in reducing illegal drug activity.

“If you are selling illegal drugs in Nassau County, you can stop now, leave the county or keep looking over your shoulder, because we are coming after you,” Leeper said.

Those arrested in Operation Cold Summer include:

 

  • Steven Albert Brown- Possession of Cocaine, Fernandina Beach, 31 yrs. Old
  • Gloria Herndon Ford- Sale of Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 62 yrs. old
  • Casey Vance Hodges- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 27 yrs. Old
  • Robert Gene Harris- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 54 yrs. old
  • Charles Joseph Roundtree- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 45 yrs. Old
  • Tara Leeann Cravey- Sale of Cocaine, Fernandina Beach, 19 yrs. Old
  • Amanda Marie Hicks-Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 37 yrs. Old
  • Stephen Joseph Wyckoff- Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Yulee, 26 yrs. Old
  • George Steve Condurelis- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 09/03/1977 (41 yrs. Old).
  • Christopher Donavan Trey Gainey- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 21 yrs. Old
  • Neil Luke Hendricks- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 45 yrs. Old
  • Jeffery Earl Kohlenberger- Sale of Heroin, Fernandina Beach, 47 yrs. Old
  • Thomas Joseph Hopper-Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 62 yrs. Old
  • Jermaine Lamar Martin- Sale of a Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 35 yrs. Old
  • Reiondai Jamar Alderman- Sale of Marijuana, Yulee, 23 yrs. Old
  • Gerrick Roshaurd Melton- Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Fernandina Beach, 29 yrs. Old
  • Joseph Abraham Hamza-Sale of Marijuana, Possession of a controlled substance, Callahan, 20 yrs. Old
  • Devin James Hibbs- Sale of Marijuana, Callahan, 19 yrs. Old
  • Bobby Joe Finley, - Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 47 yrs. Old
  • William Melton Finley- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 45 yrs. Old
  • Malcolm Jamal Wilcox- Sale of Cocaine within 1000 feet of a School, Fernandina Beach, 27 yrs. Old
  • Chad Anthony Ledford-Possession of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 38 yrs. Old
  • Jermone Tymalik Maruez Kinard- Sale of Methamphetamine, Hilliard, 22 yrs. Old
  • Bryan Keith Hyers- Sale of Methamphetamine, Hilliard, 45 yrs. Old
  • Mark Elwood Gallagher- Possession of Methamphetamine, Fernandina Beach, 57 yrs. Old
  • Aryn Celeste lawless- Sale of Cocaine, Fernandina Beach, 31 yrs. Old
  • James Alton Johnson- Possession of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 48 yrs. Old
  • Tony Dee Terrell- Possession of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 51 yrs. Old
  • Darya Lynn Hagerty- Sale of a Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 50 yrs. Old
  • Therese Mary Roe- Possession of Methamphetamine, Hilliard, 62 yrs. Old
  • Jan Gates Lloyd- Sale of Methamphetamine, Hilliard, 58 yrs. Old
  • Michael David Robinson-Possession of Methamphetamine, Fernandina Beach, 30 yrs. Old
  • Michael Dale Butler (Registered Sexual Predator) - Sale of Methamphetamine, Callahan, 56 yrs. Old
  • Terrie Dianna Dixon- Sale of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Callahan, 45 yrs. Old
  • Samantha Spring Nolan- Sale of Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 36 yrs. Old
  • Maynard Sweeley Jr –Possession of Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 23 yrs. Old
  • Heather Renee Carroll- Possession of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 36 yrs. Old
  • Joey Alan Kilpatrick- Possession of Marijuana, Yulee, 43 yrs. Old
  • James Andrew Mcguire- Sale of Methamphetamine, Fernandina Beach, 63 yrs. Old
  • Frank Gleason Ward- Possession of a Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 50 yrs. Old
  • Leah Faith Sylvester- Possession of a Controlled Substance, Yulee, 45 yrs. Old
  • Ge’anta Marquis Wright- Possession of a Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 27 yrs. Old
  • Dontavius Latrae Bradford- Possession of a Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 26 yrs. Old
  • Timothy Shawn Horne- Possession of Methamphetamine, Hilliard, 37 yrs. Old
  • Keith Collin Colucci- Possession of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 31 yrs. Old
  • Robert Allen Wilson- Sale of Methamphetamine, Yulee, 48 yrs. Old
  • James Lynn Stubbs- Sale of Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 59 yrs. Old
  • Casey Voncille Mims- Sale of Methamphetamine, Hilliard, 28 yrs. Old
  • Curtis Edward Jones- Possession of a Controlled Substance, Yulee, 48 yrs. Old
  • John Arthur Griner- Sale of a Controlled Substance, Fernandina Beach, 39 yrs. Old
  • Edward Ray Sharpe- Trafficking Methamphetamine, Fernandina Beach, 64 yrs. Old
  • Robert Alan Blevins- Trafficking Methamphetamine, Fernandina Beach, 37 yrs. Old
  • Dollie Vollmer Sale of Methamphetamine, Fernandina Beach, 52 yrs. Old

Nassau County Record

Nassau County Record
P.O. Box 609
Callahan, FL 32011

Physical Address
617317 Brandies Avenue
Callahan, FL 32011

Phone: (904) 879-2727
Fax: (904) 879-5155