Thousand of doses of heroin were found hidden in magazines and toys in Hernando County.
They were marked with pictures of drug kingpins El Chapo and Pablo Escobar. But the most disturbing to Florida’s Attorney General are the ones labeled with President Donald Trump’s picture.
““All I want to say to this drug dealer is big mistake by putting the President’s picture on this. Big mistake. Because he is going to be our most fierce advocate in taking this junk off of our streets. Can you believe this,” said Bondi.
Bondi, a member of President Trump’s transition team, said most the heroin brought into the US comes across the Mexican border.
It’s a topic she says she brought up with the President just two days ago.
“I think I probably did thank him for building the wall and I talked about Heroin as I do every time I speak to him. I think the wall may get built a little faster. That’s just me saying that now,” said Bondi.
Bondi stood next to Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis as he announced the arrest of Kevlin Johnson for trafficking all the heroin.
Investigators said the United States Post Office flagged a package sent from the Northeast to Spring Hill.
That package was loaded with heroin.
Eventually, with the help of a K9 named Dzel, deputies found a whole lot more.
They found a total of 5,500 doses.
“Even if 1 in a 100 went to a first time user that is 55 or 60 people that would be using Heroin for the first time and getting addicted to this very terrible narcotic,” said Sheriff Nienhuis.
Records show Johnson is a career drug dealer with double digit arrests dating back to 1989.
“This individual is definitely somebody we don’t want selling poison to our brothers and sisters, sons and daughters,” said Nienhuis.
Heroin is such a problem in some Florida counties that police are carrying an antidote for those overdosing on the drug.