Jacksonville Man Convicted Selling Meth and Fentanyl from Local Car Wash
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Jacksonville Man Convicted: Selling Meth and Fentanyl from Local Car Wash

Sule Pedro, 47, of Jacksonville, was sentenced to eight years and four months in federal prison by a U.S. District Judge for distributing fentanyl and methamphetamine.

According to court records, Pedro was a well-known drug dealer who ran a Jacksonville car wash. Pedro sold 23 grams of fentanyl and 230 grams of meth to a cooperating defendant between January and August of 2022.

During the execution of a search warrant later that year, two weapons, approximately 325 grams of methamphetamine, 57 grams of fentanyl, 268 grams of “flakka,” hydrocodone pills, and other substances were discovered by state and federal law enforcement.

“This sentencing emphasizes the severity of exploiting a legitimate business to fuel the scourge of narcotics trafficking in our communities,” Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Tallahassee Assistant Special Agent in Charge Nicholas Ingegno stated. “HSI’s partnerships with Nassau County Sheriff’s Office and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office are instrumental in combating drug trafficking and safeguarding the well-being of our communities.”

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Homeland Security Investigations, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office all looked into this case.

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