- By Chelsea Todaro Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
A long-term, undercover drug investigation led to 42 arrests in St. Lucie County, according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office.
The operation, called “Big Mi-Steak,” lasted seven months and resulted in the confiscation of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and marijuana.
Deputies also arrested four drug dealers responsible for the majority of drug deals in the county, who have been identified as Cybill Green, Johnny Lewis, Rodney Stevens, and Latoya Felder.
“The name of the operation, Big Mi-Steak, came from the fact that Cybill Green worked at Steak and Shake and was actually dealing out of the restaurant,” Sheriff Ken J. Mascara said.
Deputies executed 12 search warrants and also confiscated 25 guns during the operation.
The sheriff’s office said there has been a decline in drug overdoses in the county since the arrests.
“In the months of November and December 2016, we saw 19 overdoses in the unincorporated areas of St. Lucie County,” Mascara said. “Those same months in 2017 showed 11 overdoses.”