Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-308

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 1, 2016
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    Narcotics Arrest

    SID detectives and SWAT execute search warrant and arrest two women.
    • Thursday
    • June 30, 2016
    • Time: 9:01 AM
    • 2034 Balfour Circle
    • Tampa, Florida


    Melesia Graham
    DOB: 2/09/1975
    2034 Balfour Circle

    Charges: Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Child Neglect, Felon in Possession of Firearm

    Mignon Debose
    DOB: 4/02/1951
    2034 Balfour Circle

    Charges: Keeping Public Nuisance Structure for Drug, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


    Special Investigations detectives, with the assistance of SWAT, executed a court authorized search warrant at 2034 Balfour Circle in Tampa. The search revealed 6.5 grams of powder cocaine, 13.1 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a Hi Point 9mm semi-automatic handgun. Two minor children were also present at the time of the search warrant execution. It was determined the minors had access to the narcotics and handgun, which resulted in HCSO CPID responding to the scene and removing the children. Mignon Debose and Melesia Graham were taken into custody. Both suspects were transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.

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