99 drug arrests in St. Lucie County in 2 days

Posted at 1:58 PM, Mar 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-07 06:19:03-05

Ninety-nine people face drug-related charges after a two-day drug interdiction in St. Lucie County, according to the sheriff's office.

Between March 2-3, the sheriff's office, Port St. Lucie Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol, DEA, ATF and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol concentrated their efforts along I-95, Midway Road, State Road 70 and State Road 68.


Law enforcement seized the following items:

  • 198 grams of hallucinogenic mushrooms 
  • 380 grams of marijuana edibles 
  • 95 grams of Ecstasy 
  • 22 grams of cocaine 
  • 648 grams of marijuana 
  • 28 grams of synthetic marijuana 
  • 16 caplets of Molly
  • 1 gram of heroin 
  • 61 strips of LSD
  • 4 hydrocodone pills 
  • 24 pills of prescription medication not prescribed to the person who possessed it

“These two days proved to be one of the most successful drug interdictions in our county’s history and pulled together a partnership of law enforcement all with the same core goal, to ensure that events in and around our county are safe and drug free,” St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken J. Mascara said in a statement.

In addition to the 99 arrests, law enforcement handed out 56 traffic citations and 275 warnings.