CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Spice- Not Just For The Kitchen Anymore
(May 21, 2014)- On May 20, 2014, Cape Coral Police Detectives served a search warrant at a South Cape Coral home, disrupting an operation that was dealing "Spice" or synthetic marijuana.
This was the culmination of several complaints from concerned citizens about suspicious activity at this residence. Complaints led to Cape Coral Police Department Vice Intelligence and Narcotics (VIN) Detectives conducting surveillance and then an undercover buy operation.
At around 3:40 PM, Cape Coral Police Department Vice Intelligence and Narcotics (VIN) Detectives, with the assistance of K9, and Patrol, served a search warrant at 432 SE 23rd Terrace, Cape Coral.
The resident, Mohammad Kadir, W/M, DOB:05-01-1980, was arrested, based on probable cause that had been developed, for the Possession and Sale of Synthetic Marijuana, the Use of a 2-way Wireless Communication Device to Facilitate a Felony, and Child Neglect Without Great Bodily Harm (conducting drug transactions with a child in the home).
Kadir provided a post-Miranda confession to Detectives that he had been selling synthetic marijuana for about the past month.
Detectives executed the search warrant of the premises and vehicles at this location and located the following:
- 221 bags of synthetic marijuana (5.19 lbs.).
- $14,149.00 in US currency (proceeds form the sale of synthetic marijuana according to Kadir).
ARRESTED: Mohammad Kadir, W/M, DOB:05-01-1980, of 423 SE 23rd Terrace, Cape Coral.
CHARGES: SYNTH NARCOTIC-SELL - SCHEDULE I OR II, PUBLIC ORDER CRIMES - USE 2 WAY COMM DEVICE TO FACIL FELONY, SYNTH NARCOTIC-POSSESS - WITH SELL MFG OR DELIVER SCHEDULE I OR II, and NEGLECT CHILD - WITHOUT GREAT HARM.
Kadir was transported to Lee County Jail.
"This is a great example of the community partnering with its Police to rid itself of a bad element. This would not have happened without the help of concerned citizens sending in tips."- Det. Sergeant Dana Coston, Cape Coral Police Department Public Affairs Officer