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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests


Released By Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

On February 13, 2019, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of Marigold Avenue and Cypress Branch Road in Poinciana. The traffic stop led to an illegal drug investigation and the driver and passenger; Zuleimie Baez Mojica and Angel Diaz Cruz were arrested for possession of controlled substances. The investigation lead deputies and detectives to 323 Colonade Court in Poinciana, where deputies made contact with Zharleen Cintron-Rivera and a search warrant was obtained. Additional drugs were discovered in the home and Cintron-Rivera was also arrested. In total, deputies seized over 75 grams of Heroin with a street value of approximately $8,000, over 21 grams of Cocaine valued at $2,500 and 30 grams of Cannabis. The three suspects arrested were booked into the Osceola County Jail.

Sheriff Russ Gibson and members of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office are committed to protecting our community from dangerous drugs and ensuring that those responsible for selling and distributing drugs in our community are held accountable. We ask anyone with information concerning any illegal drug activity to call the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407)348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477, where information leading to a felony arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 dollars. https://crimeline.org/