(February 26, 2018)-  Officers of the Cape Coral Police Department had a busy couple of days.  Below are some of the more notable arrests that were made over the weekend:

ARRESTED: Ja’cara Price, B/F, DOB: 11/15/1994, of 15 SE 24th Ave, Apt E, Cape Coral

CHARGES: Poss. of Controlled Substance w/o Prescription, Poss. of Marijuana < 20 grams, CCF
CR#: 18-003861

An Investigatory traffic stop was conducted for driving 30 MPH in a 50 PMH zone.  Officers could immediately smell the odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A narcotics investigation ensued where raw marijuana and THC oil in a vape vial were located in a bag along with a .40 caliber Glock.  A loaded .380 pistol was also found within immediate reach of Price.

ARRESTED: Anthony Robert Moceri Jr., W/M, DOB: 01/18/1984, of 147 SW 52nd Ter, Cape Coral

CHARGES: Hit and Run, Inhale/Ingest Harmful Chemicals, Resisting an Officer w/o Violence
CR#: 18-003790


After leaving the scene of a Traffic Crash, his vehicle was located and an Investigative Traffic Stop was initiated.  Moceri was angry and uncooperative when approached by officers.  He then grabbed a can of “Dust Off” and started huffing it.  Moceri then drove his vehicle away from the stop and was stopped about 30 feet away.  He was charged accordingly. 

ARRESTED: Kendrick Hubbell, B/M, DOB: 09/03/1996, of Homeless


CHARGES: Burglary of a Conveyance, Grand Theft
CR#: 18-000565

This was a follow up arrest by ISB Property Crimes Unit. On 01/09/18, the victim reported that he parked his vehicle in the Big John’s parking lot and went inside a business for a meeting. The victim stated that when he returned to his vehicle he realized that someone entered his vehicle and stole his white iPad, a red and black North Face backpack and an iPhone charger. Officers processed the vehicle for latent prints and submitted them into evidence. Forensic personnel received a positive hit for the prints through the AFIX System and established Kendrick Hubbell as the suspect. Detectives were able to locate Hubbell at the Lee County Jail where he was being held on unrelated charges.

ARRESTED: Dillon Predelus, B/M, DOB: 05/02/1989, of 4009 W 13th St, Lehigh Acres

CHARGES: Poss. of a Weapon by Conv. Felon, Poss. of Ammo by Conv. Felon, Poss. of Cocaine w/Intent to sell, Poss. of Cont. Substance w/o Prescription, Resist w/o Violence
CR#: 18-003715

A traffic stop for Failure to Maintain a Single Lane resulted in all occupants being removed from the vehicle for a sniff by K9 "Carbon."  Once out of the vehicle Predelus ran from the scene and officers gave chase.  During the chase, a Kel-Tec .380 fell out of Predelus’ waist.  He was caught after falling in a swale and charged accordingly.

ARRESTED: Norman Wayne Long, W/M, DOB: 08/16/1973, of 1209 SW 8th Place, Cape Coral

CHARGES: Burglary, Violation of Injunction, Felony Warrant (x3 - Burglary, Flee and Elude, Witness Tampering), Civil Order to Show Cause
CR#: 18-003722

Officers responded to a Burglary in Progress call and Long was seen running from the residence.  Investigation revealed that there is an Active Injunction for Protection and that he entered the fenced in yard and screened in lanai and was banging on the sliding glass door to the house.  He was charged accordingly. 

Justin Chandler, W/M, DOB: 01/27/1989, of 3415 Skyline Boulevard, Cape Coral

CHARGES: Criminal Mischief over $1000.00, Possession of a Controlled Substance without Prescription, Possession of Marijuana under 20 Grams
CR#: 18-003655

Officers responded to a suspicious circumstance complaint at 3415 Skyline Boulevard that involved Justin Chandler. The complainant stated that he heard a lot of noise and heard a back slider get shattered and items getting thrown around. Officers arrived and discovered the rear slider shattered. Officers made contact with the Justin Chandler who answered the front door. Chandler stated that he was staying with a friend who owned the residence. Officers saw that many items were destroyed inside the residence including a window and the back slider. The homeowner was contacted at work and came home. The homeowner stated that Chandler was staying with her because he was thrown out of his last place but he had no permission to destroy anything inside the residence and wanted to press charges. The repair for damages would be approximately $3,000.00 - $5,000.00. A glass jar containing Marijuana was found on the lanai and 4 Suboxone strips were found inside of Chandler’s wallet that he did not have a prescription for. Officers arrested Chandler for Criminal Mischief over $1,000.00, Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams and Possession of a Controlled Substance without Prescription.


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