OLDSMAR — Pinellas County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives arrested 4 suspects on a number of drug expenses Sept. 16 after serving search warrants at two separate residences in Oldsmar.
Detectives started an investigation Aug. 16 after receiving info that twin brothers, Mason and Nicholas Aponte, 20, had been promoting massive quantities of narcotics from their residence in Oldsmar. Detectives then recognized two areas related to the narcotics gross sales.
Detectives additionally found that Karina Cruz-Nonthe, 19, of Clearwater was promoting narcotics from the residence and promoting massive portions of narcotics on her social media accounts.
Detectives served search warrants Sept. 16 at a condominium advanced at 133 Sabal Courtroom and an condo constructing at 100 Outdated Village Manner in Oldsmar.
Detectives say the next objects had been situated at 133 Sabal Courtroom: 256 grams of powder cocaine, 925 grams of oxycodone, 826 grams of marijuana, 89 grams of MDMA, 45 THC cartridges and diverse gold jewellery.
On the condo at 100 Outdated Village Manner, detectives discovered: 67.4 kilos of marijuana, 7.4 kilos of THC wax, 78 grams of Adderall, 180 kilos of marijuana edibles (1,501 particular person packages), three kilos of alprazolam (5,534 doses), 3,225 THC cartridges, $31, 639 in money, AK47 brief barrel, brief barreled 12 gauge Winchester shotgun, Taurus 9mm, Polymerbo 9mm handgun. Sporter 762 rifle, M11 9mm handgun w/suppressor, M11 9mm handgun w/suppressor, Taurus Public Defender 410 revolver, Smith & Wesson .38 particular, brief Barreled 12 gauge Marshwood shotgun and a DPMS AR-15.
Detectives say after they had been serving the search warrants, they discovered that Andrew Michael Smith, 24, of New Port Richey additionally was concerned within the operation. Detectives situated Smith and located him to be in possession of a pound of marijuana and $17,549 in money. He was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana and felon in possession of a firearm. Bail was set at $13,000. He was launched on surety bond at 1:54 a.m. Sept. 18.
Nicholas Antonio Aponte was charged with armed trafficking in oxycodone, trafficking in oxycodone degree III, trafficking in cocaine degree II, trafficking in MDMA, possession of hashish, two counts of carrying a hid weapon. He was additionally being held with out bail on expenses of violation of probation for trafficking in hashish, VOP possession of alprazolam, VOP possession of THC oil and VOP possession of drug paraphernalia.
Mason Thomas Aponte was charged with armed trafficking in hashish, armed trafficking in amphetamines, possession of THC wax, trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in oxycodone, possession of alprazolam and trafficking in MDMA. He was additionally being held with out bail on expenses of VOP trafficking in hashish, VOP carrying a hid firearm, VOP possession of drug paraphernalia, VOP possession of alprazolam and VOP possession of THC oil.
Detectives famous that the Aponte brothers had been suspects in a search warrant of a lodge room in Oldsmar final 12 months the place sixty-seven kilos of marijuana and 9 firearms had been recovered, in addition to $140,000.
Karina Cruz-Nonthe was charged with two counts trafficking in MDMA, sale and possession of a managed substance, armed trafficking in oxycodone, three counts of possession of a managed substance, trafficking in cocaine, trafficking in oxycodone degree III, carrying a hid firearm, two counts of sale or supply of oxycodone and possession of oxycodone. Bail was set at $449,000.