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LCSO arrests suspected drug trafficker, seizes guns and drugs

Posted at 12:22 PM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 12:28:59-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — A variety of drugs, counterfeit cash, and two guns are off the streets after the Leon County Sheriff's office served a search warrant at a home near a church on North Woodward Avenue.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office says that they searched a home in the 1100 block of North Woodward Avenue on Friday, July 12.

During the search, detectives discovered two firearms, MDMA (Ecstasy) tablets, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, hydrocodone, counterfeit money and an undisclosed amount of actual money. According to court documents, Harper's home was less than 1000 feet from Griffin Middle School, the Dade Community Center, and Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.

As a result of their search, detectives arrested 23-year-old Khamyri Harper and transported him to the Leon County Detention Facility. Harper has since been released from jail on a $46,500 bond.

He is facing a list of charges including trafficking in MDMA, maintaining a drug house, sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a place of worship or school.