Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-021

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 19, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Narcotics Investigation Leads To Arrest

    Business owner arrested for drug trafficking.
    • Tuesday
    • January 18, 2011
    • Time: 2:20 PM
    • L & M Auto Sales
    • 11-4 78th Street
    • Clair Mel City, FL

    Suspect:



    Lazaro Hernandez
    DOB: 11/13/1976
    1542 Portsmouth Lake Dr
    Brandon, FL 33511

    Charges:

    Trafficking in Cocaine
    Conspiracy to Traffic in Cocaine
    Delivery of Cocaine

    Details:

    On January 18th, 2011 at 2:20 pm, HCSO detectives concluded a three week narcotics investigation with the execution of a search warrant at L&M Auto Sales located at 1104 78th Street South in Clair Mel City. During the search, detectives found a loaded Smith Wesson 9mm semi-automatic handgun and nearly 10 ounces of cocaine with a street value of more than 14,000 dollars.

    Detectives arrested the business owner, Lazaro Hernandez, on the various drug trafficking charges and transported him to the Hillsborough County Jail with no bond.

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