Fort Myers man sentenced to 18 years in prison on drug sales, trafficking charges

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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A man found guilty of drug possession sales and trafficking has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

According to the State Attorney’s Office, on December 15, 2020, Prince Anthony Davis, 40, of Fort Myers, sold a trafficking amount of Fentanyl to an undercover Fort Myers Police Officer by placing the drugs in a car to be retrieved for cash, then returning to get the money.

He then sold drugs to another undercover officer outside his business, a clothing store on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Two days later, the Fort Myers Police Department Vice Narcotics Unit and SWAT Team, along with the U.S. Marshals Service, served a search warrant on the defendant’s Fort Myers business.

They located a trafficking amount of Methamphetamine and Fentanyl under the counter, an AK-47 assault rifle and an AK-47 magazine for the weapon.

Davis was arrested, charged, and sentenced as follows:

  • Trafficking in Illegal Drugs – 4 grams or more (Fentanyl) – 18 years in prison
  • Sale of Fentanyl within 1,000 ft. of Public Housing – 15 years in prison
  • Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Sell within 1,000 ft. of Public Housing – 15 years in prison
  • Possession of a Place with Knowledge of Trafficking, Sale, or Manufacturing – 15 years in prison
  • Trafficking in Amphetamine – 18 years in prison
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon – 15 years in prison
  • Trafficking in Fentanyl – 18 years in prison
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – 5 years in prison

The sentences are to be served concurrently.

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