Cape Coral Police Detectives Bust Dealers, Seize Cocaine

Cape Coral Police Detectives Bust Dealers, Seize Cocaine

(July 21, 2016)- Cape Coral Police Detectives raided a south Cape Coral home yesterday afternoon, arresting two and seizing crack cocaine, marijuana, and other drug paraphernalia.

Over the last several weeks, the Vice, Intelligence, and Narcotics (VIN) Unit has conducted multiple undercover operations at 4974 Viceroy St. #1, resulting in three sale charges on Andy Hyacinthe, 41.

Yesterday afternoon, the VIN Unit, with the assistance of SWAT, Street Crimes Unit (SCU), and K-9 served a search warrant at 4974 Viceroy Street #1, and detained Hyacinthe and Stephanie Jennings, 32. 

During the ensuing investigation, 15.3 grams of crack cocaine was found on Jennings person, and a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia found in the residence was linked to Hyacinthe.

Detectives arrested Hyacinthe and Jennings on the following charges:

ARRESTED: Stephanie L. Jennings, W/F, DOB: 07-06-1984, of 4974 Viceroy St. #1, Cape Coral, FL. CHARGES: Possession of Cocaine w/Intent (16-011623)

ARRESTED: Stephanie L. Jennings, W/F, DOB: 07-06-1984, of 4974 Viceroy St. #1, Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: Possession of Cocaine w/Intent (16-011623)

ARRESTED: Stephanie L. Jennings, W/F, DOB: 07-06-1984, of 4974 Viceroy St. #1, Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: Possession of Cocaine w/Intent (16-011623)

ARRESTED: Andy Hyacinthe, B/M, DOB: 09-01-1974, of 4974 Viceroy St. #1, Cape Coral, FL CHARGES: Possession of Marijuana under 20grams/ Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (16-011623), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-010126), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-010460), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-011308).

ARRESTED: Andy Hyacinthe, B/M, DOB: 09-01-1974, of 4974 Viceroy St. #1, Cape Coral, FL
CHARGES: Possession of Marijuana under 20grams/ Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (16-011623), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-010126), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-010460), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-011308).

ARRESTED: Andy Hyacinthe, B/M, DOB: 09-01-1974, of 4974 Viceroy St. #1, Cape Coral, FL
CHARGES: Possession of Marijuana under 20grams/ Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (16-011623), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-010126), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-010460), Possession of Cocaine/Sale of Cocaine (16-011308).

Both were transported to the Lee County Jail.

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CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341

DUI Crashes Through South Cape Coral Home; Nabbed By Chief of Police

DUI Crashes Through South Cape Coral Home; Nabbed By Chief of Police

(July 16, 2016)-  A drunk driver who slammed into a South Cape Coral home last night got quite a surprise when the Good Samaritan who helped him was none other than Interim Chief of Police Dave Newlan.

Last night, Gregory Fischer, 43, was driving his vehicle, southbound on Skyline Boulevard, at a high rate of speed. Fischer drove through the stop sign at El Dorado Parkway and crashed into the front of the house at 800 El Dorado Parkway W. Thankfully, the residents were not home, but there was significant damage to the house.

Chief Newlan, who was off duty at the time, was at a nearby residence and heard the crash.  He and several neighbors in the immediate area walked to the crash scene to assist.  While at the scene, Chief Newlan ended up detaining Fischer until Patrol officers arrived.

Fischer, who could not perform field sobriety evaluations, and was arrested by Corporal Satterlee for DUI and DUI with property damage.  The residents were contacted by phone and the building inspector responded to the scene.  A Ping4 alert was sent, warning neighbors and drivers in the area.

ARRESTED: Gregory Fischer, W/M, DOB: 03-15-1973, of 5514 SW 12th Avenue, Cape Coral, FL. CHARGES: DUI, DUI with property damage

ARRESTED: Gregory Fischer, W/M, DOB: 03-15-1973, of 5514 SW 12th Avenue, Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: DUI, DUI with property damage

ARRESTED: Gregory Fischer, W/M, DOB: 03-15-1973, of 5514 SW 12th Avenue, Cape Coral, FL.
CHARGES: DUI, DUI with property damage

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CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341

Drug Take-Down Leads Officers on Chase; Arrest

Drug Take-Down Leads Officers on Chase; Arrest

(July 15, 2016)-  Cape Coral Narcotics Detectives took down a drug dealer yesterday evening who didn't want to go quietly, assaulting officers, wrecking a car, and running through a residential neighborhood.

During the past several weeks the Vice, Intelligence, and Narcotics (VIN) Unit conducted controlled purchases of cocaine from Thad A. Yother, 26, of Ft. Myers.

Yesterday evening around 7:45 PM with the assistance of the Cape Coral Police Department Street Crimes Unit (SCU) and K9 Unit, VIN conducted a buy/bust operation in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store located at 924 NE Pine Island Rd.  During the takedown, Yother ignored officers' commands and fled in a vehicle, intentionally striking an occupied SCU vehicle and intentionally swerving at two other officers.  He then fled at a high rate of speed, driving on and off-road in an attempt to escape arrest.

A short time later, Yother lost control and crashed into a power pole support wire at NE Pine Island Ln. and NE 15th Ave. and then fled on foot.  He was apprehended after a lengthy foot chase and with the assistance of a Taser.

Yother was placed under arrest on a variety of charges and transported to the Lee County Jail.

ARRESTED: Thad A. Yother, W/M, DOB: 01-04-90, of 4240 Capulet Ln. #107, Ft. Myers, FL. CHARGES: Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-010527), Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-011010), Trafficking in Heroin, Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-011333), Fleeing to Elude, DWLSR, Leaving the Scene of a Crash w/property damage, Aggravated Battery on LEO, Assault on LEO, Possession of Cocaine w/Intent, Resisting w/o Violence (16-011331).

ARRESTED: Thad A. Yother, W/M, DOB: 01-04-90, of 4240 Capulet Ln. #107, Ft. Myers, FL.
CHARGES: Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-010527), Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-011010), Trafficking in Heroin, Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-011333), Fleeing to Elude, DWLSR, Leaving the Scene of a Crash w/property damage, Aggravated Battery on LEO, Assault on LEO, Possession of Cocaine w/Intent, Resisting w/o Violence (16-011331).

ARRESTED: Thad A. Yother, W/M, DOB: 01-04-90, of 4240 Capulet Ln. #107, Ft. Myers, FL.
CHARGES: Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-010527), Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-011010), Trafficking in Heroin, Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine (16-011333), Fleeing to Elude, DWLSR, Leaving the Scene of a Crash w/property damage, Aggravated Battery on LEO, Assault on LEO, Possession of Cocaine w/Intent, Resisting w/o Violence (16-011331).

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CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT | Public Affairs Office | 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard | Cape Coral, FL 33990 | (239) 242-3341