A narcotics search warrant executed October 8th by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Multi-Agency Drug Task force led to the arrests of two Fort Walton Beach men on charges of operating a public nuisance structure for drug activity and more.
Four other individuals inside the home at the time also face charges.
The Drug Task Force is actively working to eliminate known drug houses throughout the county and hinder the flow of narcotics at these hot spots.
33-year old Aaron Simmons and 34-year old Teddy Lanieux, both of 514 Winthrop Street, are charged with operating a nuisance structure for drug activity as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.
In addition, Lanieux is charged with possession of a controlled substance while Simmons has additional charges of destroying or tampering with evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A search of the home turned up used hypodermic needles, methamphetamine, and more.
There have been three search warrants at this location within the last twelve months.
Others arrested during this latest search warrant include 33-year old Laura Hanan of Shalimar for possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia; 46-year old Matthew Struck of Fort Walton Beach and 32-year old Jonathan Pegues of Shalimar for possession of drug paraphernalia; and 21-year old Cierra Banks for providing a false name to law enforcement.