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Release Number: 09-146

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

May 22, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060










Lavonne Odonis Dallas,  DOB 4-19-80

8651 Navajo Avenue, Tampa

Charges:  Trafficking in Cocaine

                  Possession of cocaine with intent to sell

                  Delivery of cocaine



Search warrant/narcotics arrest


May 22, 2009 at 7:00 a.m.


8651 Navajo Avenue, Tampa







On May 22, 2009, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics detectives, DEA agents and  HCSO SWAT team members conducted two consecutive search warrants at 8651 Navajo Avenue in Tampa and 5411 Grove Hills Drive in Tampa.  The Grove Hills address was utilized as the stash house.  The warrants concluded a two month operation.  Lavonne Dallas was found in possession of approximately 2,996 grams of cocaine (three kilograms), a kilogram press, drug paraphernalia and $11,940 in U.S. currency.  Dallas’ vehicles, a 2004 Jaguar XJ8 and 2002 BMW were seized as part of the investigation.  Dallas was charged with trafficking in cocaine and delivery of cocaine.  Estimated value of the cocaine is $84,000.  Dallas is currently in the Orient Road Jail being held with no bond.