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Ronnie Dale Porter
4911 Pandora Place
Plant City, Florida
- Possession of Precursor Chemical - METHYLAMINE (Felony 2 degree)
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On September 17, 2013, deputies executing an eviction at 4911 Pandora Place in Plant City discovered potential hazardous chemical materials and suspicious devices. The chemical materials and devices were considered explosive in nature. Deputies evacuated five homes between the residence and Charleston Avenue.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Haz-Mat and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms responded to the scene and examined the contents. They were able to determine the identity of the chemicals and if there were any hazards to the community.
Ronnie Porter was arrested and charged with Possession of Precursor Chemical – Methylamine. Two children, ages 12 and 4 were sheltered due to potential hazardous chemical materials and suspicious devices that may be considered explosive in nature being located inside the residence.