On October 25, 2013, at approximately 10:58 pm, detectives with the Lee County Sheriffs Office Highway Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on a white Nissan Rogue at mile marker 122 on I-75 for speeding.
During the course of the traffic stop the detective could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. The occupants were individually questioned and agreed to search of the vehicle. The investigation led to the discovery of $ 8,433 in cash in the center console. Upon further investigation detectives observed a panel within the center console that appeared altered. The panel was opened and detectives found 6.1 ounces of MDMA (molly) and a .380 pistol.
The subsequent search and investigation led to the arrest of Calvin Toombs (DOB 10/24/1989), 4922 83rd ST, Tampa. Tombs has been charged with trafficking in MDMA, possession of under 20 grams of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The monies seized will be held for a civil seizure and the MDMA taken off of Lee County streets have a value of 3460.
The suspect has been booked into the Lee County Jail. The inmate photos and additional information are available on the Sheriff's Office website at www.sheriffleefl.org under the Arrest Search tab on the home page.
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