24 arrested in Nassau County drug sting

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NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. —

Twenty-four people have been arrested by the Nassua County Sheriff's Office as a result of a drug sting.

Investigators with the “Operation High on Summertime” conducted several undercover operations over several month, according to the NCSO.

“We will continue to investigate drug crimes in this county relentlessly,” said Sheriff Bill Leeper. “In addition to getting the criminal off the street, we collect valuable information that will help us solve other crimes."

The 24 arrested were from Jacksonville in Duval County and Fernandina Beach, Callahan, Yulee, and Hilliard in Nassau County. NCSO also issued three arrests warrants for 36-year-old Anthony Reed Sergent for the sale of a controlled substance and marijuana, 47-year-old Bernadette Talmo for the sale of marijuana, and 26-year-old Devone Jerey Elliott for the sale of marijuana.

The arrested include:

  • Ralph Ellison, 47 from Callahan; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Adam Galvan, 25 from Fernandina Beach; sale of marijuana.
  • Shawn Wilson, 39 from Fernandina Beach; sale of marijuana.
  • David Propes, 26 from Fernandina Beach; sale of marijuana.
  • Jessica Jamison, 31 from Fernandina Beach; sale of cocaine.
  • Marshall DePriest, 31 from Yulee; sale of cocaine.
  • Justin Murphy, 20 from Yulee; sale of marijuana.
  • Leon Williams, 53 from Yulee; sale of cocaine.
  • Jerry Rushton, 45 from Fernandina Beach; sale of marijuana and of a controlled substance.
  • Mark Moore, 27 from Callahan; sale of marijuana.
  • Elroy McKinnon, 57 from Jacksonville; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Lisa Latham, 47 from Hilliard; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Tommy Dean Roach, 44 from Jacksonville; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Timothy Melton, 50 from Callahan; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Shawn Lamont Whigham, 39 from Fernandina Beach; sale of cocaine.
  • Gary Wayne Cothren, 45 from Callahan; sale of a controlled substance and cultivation of marijuana.
  • David John Scheider, 48 from Hilliard; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Sarah Borja, 22 from Jacksonville; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Emmerett Jordan, 45 from Jacksonville; sale of cocaine.
  • Lewis William Donley, 50 from Hilliard; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Tracey Bonita Britt, 40 from Jacksonville; sale of a controlled substance and of marijuana.
  • Alexander Uton Brown, 32, from Jacksonville; possession of cocaine.
  • Christopher Sieron Mote, 28, from Jacksonville; sale of a controlled substance.
  • Christopher Ashley Tilyou, 31, from Callahan; sale of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of weapon by a convicted felon.