Highlights of Lauderhill Police Enforcement Activity - December 6, 2019
- On November 11, 2019, Detective Knight and Special Projects Unit (SPU) detectives were surveilling an area where they believed illegal drug dealing was occurring.Detective Knight conducted a traffic stop of one of the vehicles leaving the area.The car contained 125.9 grams of what appeared to be illegal marijuana.The driver, who had a legitimate Concealed Weapon Permit, was in fact carrying a firearm.His gun and his Permit, pending the outcome of the investigation, were seized.His passenger, Jevar Campbell (12/19/1993), was also in possession of a concealed firearm located under the passenger’s seat.Campbell was initially arrested for the illegal firearm, however, after further investigation the PD discovered he was in the Unites States illegally. Campbell is currently at the Broward County Main Jail, awaiting deportation orders.
- On November 14, 2019, Detective LaGrasta and SPU detectives contacted Donna Davis during a traffic stop.Davis had an active arrest warrant for possession of cocaine.Davis was arrested and transported to Broward County Main Jail.
- SPU Sergeant Bigwood, along with the United States Marshals Service were investigating a known fugitive, who was wanted for federal drug trafficking and firearm violations. His name is Jeffrey Paul. Paul’s charges were a result of a joint SPU and FBI investigation lead by our own Detective LaGrasta.At 4:00 PM on November 19, 2019, Sergeant Bigwood and the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force captured Jeffrey Paul in the parking lot of Walmart located at 3001 N. SR 7 Lauderdale Lakes, FL.A search of Paul’s vehicle resulted in the seizure of 0.7 grams of cocaine, 0.2 grams fentanyl, 2.1 grams of an unidentified drug, and a firearm.Paul was transported to the Broward County Main Jail pending transfer to federal court.Detectives are exploring additional charges related to the items found during arrest.
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