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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-614

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 4, 2015
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    Major Narcotics Arrest

    Suspect arrested for trafficking Oxycodone.
    • Thursday
    • December 3, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 PM
    • Hillsborough County


    Javier Edit Barzaga-Garcia
    DOB: 09/13/1992
    7007 Parliament Dr.
    Tampa, FL

    Trafficking in a Controlled Substance over 28 Grams - Oxycodone
    Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methadone
    Possession of a Controlled Substance - Oxymorphone


    On December 3, 2015, deputies in the District 3 Street Crimes Units arrested Javier E. Barzaga-Garcia at 8021 Citrus Park Town Center attempting to conduct a narcotics transaction for a large amount of prescription pills.

    At the time of the arrest, Garcia was in possession of 239 Oxycodone pills with a total weight of 120 grams (approximately 4 ounces). Once arrested, Garcia admitted to having an additional Oxycodone pills at his residence.

    Deputies searched Garcia's residence and seized an additional 2100 Oxycodone, 15 grams of 40mg Oxycontin, 13 grams of 30mg Oxycontin, 13 grams of Opana ER and 20 grams of Methadone. The estimated street value of the narcotics seized was over $35,000 dollars.

    Javier Barzaga-Garcia was booked into the Hillsborough County Orient Road Jail and is being held with no bond.


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