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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-129

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 30, 2016
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    Three Arrested In Spice Bust

    Eleven pounds of spice seized.
    • Tuesday
    • March 29, 2016
    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Beverage Castle
    • 4206 Orient Rd.
    • Tampa, FL

    Arrested:


    Christopher Campbell
    DOB: 10/15/1986
    6901 Travis Blvd.
    Tampa, FL

    Charges: Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance


    Lance Edgeman, Jr.
    DOB: 02/22/1984
    3012 Barret Ave.
    Plant City, FL

    Charges: Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance


    Benjamin Sanford
    DOB: 11/08/1991
    6901 Travis Blvd.
    Tampa, FL

    Charges: Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance

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    Details:

    District I Street Crimes "B" conducted a two-month-long investigation involving the sale of spice from the Beverage Castle located at 4206 Orient Rd. in Tampa. Undercover deputies were able to conduct several transactions for spice from employees of the Beverage Castle. The purchases resulted in deputies obtaining a court-authorized search warrant for the location and it was executed on March 29, 2016 at approximately 6:00 p.m. During the search warrant, approximately 249 bags (valued at approx. $5,000) of suspected spice were seized totaling 5,030 grams or 11 lbs. and $4,725 in US Currency. A large quantity of the spice was concealed within the wall covered by a large board. Christopher Campbell, Lance Edgeman and Benjamin Sanford were arrested and all were charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
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