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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-353

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 25, 2016
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    Search Warrant Yields Two Heroin Arrests

    Suspects face several charges after search warrant is executed.
    • Saturday
    • July 23, 2016
    • Time: 10:59 AM
    • 5907 Sheldon Road
    • Tampa, FL


    Richard Evans
    DOB: 10-24-85
    5907 Sheldon Road
    Tampa, FL

    Possession of Controlled Substance With Intent To Sell (10 counts)
    Possession of Heroin
    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    Possession of Cannabis
    Operating Unregistered Vehicle
    Attached Tag Not Assigned
    No Valid Drivers License
    Driving While License Suspended
    Possession of Controlled Substance (2 counts)
    Felon in Possession of a Firearm (2 counts)
    Grand Theft Third Degree
    Petit Theft

    Christian Luyando
    DOB: 09-28-84
    6812 Rosemary Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Possession of Heroin
    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    Tampering with Physical Evidence


    On July 23, 2016 at approximately 10:59 am, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies conducted a court authorized search warrant at 5907 Sheldon Road. District Three Street Crimes Unit completed a month long investigation involving the sale of heroin and methamphetamine. During the search warrant, deputies located the following: Oxycodone (30 mg), Hydrocodone/Tylenol (7.5 mg /325mg), Fentanyl patches (100 mcg/hr), Suboxone, Oxycodone/Tylenol (5mg/325mg), Oxycodone (20mg), Morphine (30mg), Morphine (60mg), Methadone (10mg), Codeine/Tylenol (30mg), Heroin, Methamphetamine and Marijuana. Deputies also located $3,250 in US Currency during the search warrant which was seized. A 12-gauge shotgun was located within the bedroom of the residence with several shells of ammunition. A stolen computer was also located in the residence (2009 TPD case). Deputies also seized a 2004 Yamaha Road Star motorcycle. Richard Evans was placed under arrest for Possession of Controlled Substance (with the intent to sell x10), Felon in Possession of firearm and ammunition, Possession of Methamphetamine, Grand Theft, Possession of Heroin, and stolen car parts. Christian Luyando was also placed under arrest for Possession of Controlled Substance (Heroin) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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