Friday, December 2, 2011

Chiefland Drug Raid

                        MEDIA RELEASE


Date:               December 2, 2011

Time:               8:00 AM


The Levy County Sheriff's Office and Chiefland Police Department executed a search warrant at 10091 NW 40th Ave in Chiefland, Fl.  Undercover Agents received numerous complaints from the community that there was an unusual amount of vehicle traffic driving to the residence.  The drug house is located directly across the street from the ST. John Evangelist Catholic Church. 


Agents initiated an investigation and confirmed the vehicle traffic and made undercover drug buys from Christopher Eugene McQuay.  The below listed subjects also lived at the residence and had knowledge of the drugs deals.  During the investigation Agents received information that there were guns inside the residence and there were threats to shoot law enforcement.


Drug Task Force Agents executed the drug search warrant on Friday, December 2, 2011 in the early morning hours.  Upon entry in the residence there were five (5) adults and three children.  The four adults were arrested and a relative was called to pick up the children where they could attend school.  Agents have notified Department of Children & Families due to the fact there was a 10, 12 and 15-year-old living at the residence.  During the raid Agents seized crack cocaine, marijuana, firearms, bullets and over $8,500 in cash.


The following are the names and charges that were made:


Christopher Eugene McQuay Alias: Gopher

B/M, 08/10/83

Possession marijuana with intent to distribute within 1000 feet from a church

Sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a church

Possession of firearm by a convicted felon

Possession of bullets by a convicted felon

Maintaining a drug dwelling

Possession of marijuana less than 20 grams


Joseph Lee Wilcox II

B/M, 3-8-85

Possession of crack cocaine within 1000 feet of a church

Maintaining a drug dwelling



Thomas Barr

B/M, 6-5-71

Maintaining a drug dwelling


Jonathan Allen

B/M, 1-13-88

Maintaining a drug dwelling






Major Evan Sullivan
Levy County Sheriff's Office
FBI-National Academy 183rd Session
Office: 352-486-5446
Cell:    352-577-4218