WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – A Winter Haven man is behind bars after police find Fentanyl and Methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Wednesday.
According to police on Wednesday, at approximately 5:37 p.m., officers saw a truck driving in the area of Lake Shipp South and 7th St. SW with dark tinted windows.
A traffic stop was conducted, and contact was made with the driver, 61-year-old Floyd Hintteon Green, Jr. of Winter Haven
Green allowed officers to search his vehicle, where a black toiletry-style bag was located behind the driver’s seat.
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Police say that Inside of the bag was three separate baggies and a container shaped like a soft drink bottle with duct tape around it.
All totaled, officers discovered 442.3 grams of Methamphetamine and Fentanyl mixture, 26.5 grams of Methamphetamine, and 2.2 grams of Fentanyl.
Green is no stranger to meth, having previously served two and a half years in State Prison for Trafficking Methamphetamine and was released in December 2020.
Green was booked into the Polk County Jail on the following charges:
Trafficking in Fentanyl (F-1), Trafficking Methamphetamine (F-1), and Possession of Paraphernalia (M-1). He also received a citation for the dark tint on the windows, which measured at 3%.
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“Our officers continue their dedicated efforts to find these drugs and get them off the street,” said Police Chief David Brannan. “The Fentanyl crisis is putting our officers and citizens at risk daily, but we will not stop focusing on this dangerous drug and the people who choose to use or sell it.”