The Hernando County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Unit seized drugs, guns from area home

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla - Numerous illegal narcotics, drug paraphernalia and one handgun were seized from a Hernando County home following the execution of a search warrant Monday, deputies say.

Detectives with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of patrol deputies and K-9, executed a search warrant at 12544 Gulliver Road in Spring Hill, resulting in the arrest of four individuals.

Michael Meredith Jr., 22, Devyn Reynolds, 23, LaShawna Sellers, 22, and Genia Marchant, 24, are facing multiple charges.

According to an arrest report, the following is a list of items seized from the residence

*    9mm Taurus semi-automatic handgun with 12 rounds
*    5.4 grams of crack cocaine
*    4.4 grams of marijuana
*    6 tablets of Alprazolam
*    Numerous items of drug paraphernalia (baggies, scales, pipes)
*    $788 in U.S. currency

In addition to the items listed above, deputies say a stolen Playstation 3 game and an X-Box, that is believed to be stolen, were located in the residence.  

The firearm that was located was listed in FCIC as "lost."  Additional follow-up on these items will be completed by District Two detectives.

Meredith Jr., who deputies described as a documented gang member, is being held on  $26,000 bond.   His charges range from possession of firearm by felon, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute to possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana.

Reynolds, Sellers and Marchant are each charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Reynolds was also charged with possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute.

A judge set a $1,000 bond for Sellers and Marchant.

Reynolds is being held on $11,000 bond.


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