Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-246

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 26, 2013
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    Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Arrest

    Deputies locate an active methamphetamine lab.
    • Tuesday
    • June 25, 2013
    • Time: 8:55 PM
    • Masters Inn
    • 6010 579 Hwy
    • Seffner, FL


    Devin Ray Devoe
    DOB: 3/02/1992
    6010 579 Hwy Room #232
    Seffner, FL


    • Child Abuse (8 Counts)
    • Possession of Controlled Substance
    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Manufacture of a Controlled Substance
    • Trafficking in Illegal Drugs


    On June 25, 2013, deputies acting on a Crime Stoppers tip that someone was manufacturing methamphetamine responded to the Masters Inn located at 6010 Hwy 579 in Seffner. Deputies were invited into the room by Devoe and came in contact with eight children and three adults.

    Deputies located an active methamphetamine lab in the bathroom beneath the sink. Devoe admitted post Miranda to operating the lab. Several rooms were evacuated. Members of the clandestine lab team neutralized the vessels at the scene. HCFR and HAZMAT responded. Child Protection Investigation Division was notified and responded to conduct an investigation. Deputies seized 86 grams of methamphetamine from the lab. Devoe had 1.6 grams of marijuana and 0.3 grams of methamphetamine in his pockets.

    Devin Devoe was arrested and charged with Child Abuse (8 Counts), Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Manufacture of a Controlled Substance and Trafficking in Illegal Drugs.
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