Man under arrest for attempting to sell drugs near school

MGN Online


LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Fort Myers Police arrested a man for allegedly trying to sell drugs near a school.

Detectives arrested 25-year-old Edward Grant after a one month investigation including surveillance and undercover drug purchases.

Authorities executed a search warrant at an apartment located on the 5300 block of Summerlin Road. In the apartment, officials found 4 grams of marijuana packaged for street distribution, a .40 semi-automatic handgun, drug paraphernalia and $171 believed to be proceeds from drug sales.

Grant is now facing multiple charges including possession of marijuana with intent to sell within 1000 feet of a school and violation of probation.

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