Boynton Beach Police on Monday arrested 11 drug dealers on a litany of charges including sale of heroin, fentanyl and cocaine.
The arrests were the culmination of Operation Buy Bye, an undercover investigation that’s objective was to identify suspected drug dealers and disrupt the distribution of controlled substances throughout the city.
Agents with the department’s Narcotics Investigation Unit identified 18 suspects and arrested 11 of them throughout the day Monday. More arrests are expected.
“This comprehensive operation, and the subsequent arrests, will disrupt the distribution of illegal drugs within in the city, but we still have more work to do,” Police Chief Michael G. Gregory said. “We credit the community for working with us to help identify drug dealers, and calling us when they see drug activity in their neighborhoods. We ask the community to keep reporting illegal activity so we can work together to remove this scourge from neighborhoods.”
The individuals arrested are as follows:
Courtney Cain, 30 – Sale of cocaine, driving with a suspended license, possession of heroin with intent to sell, possession of marijuana under 20 grams
Edwidge Racine, 26 – Sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park, sale of heroin within 1,000feet of a park
Eric Lee, 29 – Possession of MDMA
Jacques Joseph, 21 – Sale of heroin within 1,000 feet of a store, sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park, possession of heroin with intent
Edmunda Stanley, 43 – Sale of heroin within 1,000 feet of a store
Ryan Godfrey, 27 – Possession of a Schedule II substance
Zakeria Brown, 28 – Sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school or church
Eric Byrd, 47 – Sale of heroin within 1,000 feet of a church
Adam Balam 36 – Sale of heroin, sale of heroin within 1,000 feet of a store, possession of cocaine with intent within 1,000 feet of a store.
Roshaw Gamble, 29 – Sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a store
Toldo Fenelus, 19 – Sale of heroin
Probable cause affidavits for their arrests can be downloaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/thivxcrnb7dmqzy/OperationBuyByePCs.pdf?dl=0