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Wanted fugitive arrested in Leon County after being found hiding inside bedroom closet

Posted: 2:02 PM, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-14 18:03:03Z
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LEON COUNTY, Fla. — The Leon County Sheriff's Office arrested a wanted fugitive found hiding inside a bedroom closet.

Lori Lee and Charles Herndon were arrested by LCSO.

The LCSO S.P.I.D.E.R. Unit and LCSO K-9 Deputies responded to Prest Court in response to the possible location of Lee, a wanted fugitive.

Deputies made contact with Herndon, who said Lee was in the back bedroom. Herndon directed deputies to the bedroom, where Lee was found hiding in the closet.

In searching Lori, prior to her arrest, deputies found her to be in possession of heroin, methamphetamine, cannabis, Xanax pills, suboxone pills, drug paraphernalia, and $440 in cash. Herndon was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Lee and Herndon were both arrested, taken to the Leon County Detention Facility, and charged with the following:

  • Grand theft of over $20,000
  • Two counts of possession of controlled substances
  • Possession of heroin
  • Possession of meth
  • Possession of cannabis
  • Possession of drug paraphalnelia
  • Possession of a controlled substance