Undercover operation leads to two drug-related arrests
Cape Coral undercover detectives have arrested two men on various drug charges following a three-month investigation, according to police officials.
Darien Cedric Wright, 44, and James Robinson, 51, both of 911 S.E. 13th Terrace, were arrested Thursday after detectives purchased 40 Oxycodone tablets from Wright for $400, officials said. Officials reported that detectives bought Roxicodone on Feb. 9 and Oxycodone on March 23 from Wright, and they purchased Oxycodone from Robinson on March 25.
After placing Wright and his passenger, Robinson, into custody Thursday, police searched the men’s vehicle and reportedly found a plastic grocery bag containing 22 prescription bottles with a variety of medications, including 65 Oxycodone tablets, 139 Hydrocodone tablets, 469 Alprazolam tablets, 150 non-scheduled prescribed tablets, Codeine and Amphetamines.
Wright is charged with two counts of trafficking opium or derivative, two counts of sale of opium or derivative, one count of possession of opium with intent to sell, one count of possession of amphetamine with intent to sell, one count of drug possession without prescription, one count of possession with intent to sell and an out-of-county warrant.
Robinson is charged with possession of Oxycodone without prescription and one count of sale of opium or derivative.
Wright remained at the Lee County Jail on $110,750 bond Friday afternoon, according to booking records. Robinson also remained at the jail on $15,000 bond.
The investigation was conducted with the assistance of the detectives in the Investigative Services Bureau, Platoon 4, and Personnel and Training.