A drug warrant sweep on Stock Island by federal, county and local police on Tuesday resulted in the multiple people on drug-related charges and one person for petit theft.
Detectives with the Key West Police Department and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and federal agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection conducted a joint operation on Stock Island to serve multiple outstanding warrants.
All the warrants, with the exception of the petit theft charge, were related to narcotics sales.
Those arrested include Griselda Ferrer Morales, 68, Janina Ruiz De Sanchez, 53, and Nelson De La Rosa, 69, for sale of cocaine; Oliver Baro-Vera, 30, for sale of Xanax; Derek Queen, 37, for sale of oxycontin; Derek Shine, 31, for pill sales and resisting arrest without violence; and Wesley Mote, 49, for theft.
Also, Yanacye Valasquez, 24, was arrested for amphetamines and ecstasy sales. When police arrested Valasquez, they found approximately 34 grams of amphetamines in her possession. She was subsequently given an additional charge of trafficking amphetamines.
All suspects were arrested and transported to the Monroe County Detention Center. With the exception of Shine, who was released after posting $27,500 bond on Wednesday, all suspects remained in jail as of Thursday with bonds set between $65,000 and $275,000.
Information in the Crime Report is obtained from reports provided by area law enforcement agencies.
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