CCSO calls arrested suspect a ‘serial drug dealer’

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On Tuesday, detectives from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit (TIU) executed a search warrant at 316 NE 2nd St. in Crystal River.

Upon completion of a thorough search of the residence, detectives located a wide variety of narcotics, as well as a 9mm pistol and $1,776 in cash.

Also in the home at the time of the search were Holly Hockenberry and Theodore Sharp, both of whom were arrested and will face charges.
The narcotics found include:

    • Possession with intent to sell methamphetamine
    • Possession with intent to sell Fentanyl
    • Possession with intent to sell oxycodone
    • Possession with intent to sell Suboxone
    • Possession with intent to sell LSD
    • Possession with intent to sell Psilocybin
    • Possession with intent to sell Carisoprodol
    • Possession of cannabis under 20g
    • Possession of paraphernaliaThe target of this search warrant, Laura Ann Kellogg, has been the subject of three CCSO drug investigations, as well as numerous other investigations ranging from burglary to assault.Upon completion of a thorough search of the residence, detectives located a wide variety of narcotics, as well as a 9mm pistol and $1,776 in cash. Also in the home at the time of the search were Holly Hockenberry and Theodore Sharp, both of whom were arrested and will face charges.
      The narcotics found include:

      • Fentanyl
      • Methamphetamine
      • Cannabis
      • Oxycodone
      • LSD
      • Carisoprodol
      • Suboxone
      • Psilocybin
      • Alprazolam
      • Tizanidine Hydrochloride
      • Morphine
      • Acetaminophen Oxycodone

      “We have said it before, and we will say it again: if you sell illegal drugs in Citrus County, we are coming for you,” said Sheriff Prendergast. “Our detectives have consistently shown they are dedicated to keeping our citizens safe from those who want to bring these dangerous substances to the streets of our community.”

      Kellogg’s bond is $37,000 for the following charges:

Anyone with information about drug activity is asked to contact the CCSO non-emergency line at (352)726-1121. To remain anonymous and possibly become eligible for a reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-ANY-TIPS.

3 thoughts on “CCSO calls arrested suspect a ‘serial drug dealer’”

  1. Keep up the GREAT WORK, Sheriff Pendergast and team. Your leadership was long over due. Keep up the good work!

  2. You are doing a great job CCSO. Keep finding and arresting the drug addict and sellers. So many lives destroyed from them.

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