Major heroin, fentanyl dealers arrested in St. Lucie County, sheriff’s office says

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and multiple federal agencies held a news conference Friday morning to announced the results of a seven-month drug investigation,

Officials said they investigated heroin and fentanyl dealers, which resulted in more than 40 arrests.

St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara singled out four people as primary dealers: Cybil Green, her boyfriend Johnny Lewis, his son Rodney Stevens and his girlfriend Latoya Felder.

The sheriff said Green utilized her juvenile children to package drugs for sale.

They called the investigation “Operation Big Mi-steak” because the sheriff said Green was selling drugs from a Steak ‘n Shake where she worked off Okeechobee Road near the Florida Turnpike.

The sheriff’s office said the following drugs were confiscated: 50 grams of fentanyl, 4 grams of heroin, 220 grams or almost half a pound of powder cocaine, 9 grams of crack cocaine, 1 gram of Molly, 11.5 grams of crystal meth, 80 pounds of marijuana, 23 marijuana plants, 16 liquid ounces of THC oil, 1,000 milligrams of cannabis oil, 71 caplets of carfentanyl, 2 vials of testosterone, 10 Xanax pills, and various drug paraphernalia.

In addition, investigators said they seized 25 firearms.

Following the arrests of the suspected dealers, officials said they noticed a drop in overdoses in the community.