Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-060

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 30, 2015
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    Crimestoppers Tip

    Deputies arrested two people for manufacturing and trafficking methamphetamine.
    • Thursday
    • January 29, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 10400 Davis Road #42
    • Tampa

    Arrested:


    Richard McElveen
    DOB: 6/19/1968
    10400 Davis Road #42
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Manufacture of Controlled Substance
    • Trafficking in Amphetamine
    • Child Neglect (2 Counts)
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Petit Theft (VOP)

    Arrested:


    Stephanie Peters
    DOB: 7/31/1984
    10400 Davis Road #42
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Manufacture of Controlled Substance
    • Trafficking in Amphetamine
    • Child Neglect (2 Counts)
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Grand Theft (VOP)

    Details:

    Detectives received a Crimestoppers Tip that Richard McElveen and Stephanie Peters were allegedly cooking methamphetamine at their residence. On January 29, detectives responded to 10400 David Road #42 in Tampa and observed both subjects exit their residence and enter their car. A traffic stop was conducted and Stephanie Peters and Richard McElveen were taken into custody for their outstanding warrants. A search of the vehicle was conducted and a mobile meth lab was located in the trunk.

    In addition to their warrants, both suspects were charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Child Neglect (x2). McElveen is a Career Offender and a 26-time convicted felon. He has been incarcerated four times and released the last time in October 2013.

     

    At the time of the arrest, a one month old male child and 8-year-old female child were in the back seat of the vehicle only a few feet away from the meth lab. CPID was notified and the children were released to approved caretakers.

     

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