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Release Number: 09-099

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

April 6, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060











Demetrium Silas Shaw,  DOB 10-27-80

South 106 Forest Street

Plant City


Charges:  Trafficking in Cocaine (2 counts)

                  Possession with intent to deliver Marijuana

                  Felon in possession of ammo


Narcotics arrest


April 3, 2009 at 10:00 p.m.


South 106 Forest Street, Plant City





On April 3, 2009, members of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section accompanied by SWAT, STAR, K-9 and DEA, along with Plant City Police Department conducted a court authorized search warrant at the address of South 106 Forest Street in Plant City.  This search warrant culminated a two month undercover operation.  The investigation yielded approximately 486 grams of cocaine, and 386 grams of Marijuana.  This search warrant also produced two loaded semi auto handguns and approximately $1,284.00 in currency.  Demetrium was arrested for trafficking in powder cocaine, crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, and a felon in possession of firearm.  Estimated street value of narcotics was approximately $45,000.00.