A veteran Florida center college trainer was charged with drug trafficking after deputies discovered a number of grams of fentanyl, methamphetamine and heroin in his RV, deputies mentioned.
Jeffrey Scott Brake, a 52-year-old math trainer at Citrus Springs Center College, was busted Monday after two search warrants executed at his Dunnellon residence and adjoining RV revealed a number of “life-threatening” medicine and associated paraphernalia, in accordance with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Deputies first discovered a glass pipe in Brake’s pocket that examined optimistic for meth earlier than looking the RV and discovering two eyeglass circumstances. Three clear plastic baggies contained in the circumstances contained substances that later examined optimistic for meth, heroin and fentanyl, authorities mentioned.
Brake allegedly had 1.8 grams of meth, together with 2.3 grams of heroin and 4.1 grams of fentanyl stashed away within the circumstances.
“Detectives additional positioned a bank card issued to Brake beside a digital scale inside the RV,” sheriff officers mentioned. “There was additionally an assortment of firearms, prescription capsule bottles prescribed to Brake, and quite a lot of drug paraphernalia current.”
Brake, who remained jailed Wednesday on $41,000 bond, has labored for Citrus County District since 2001, district officers mentioned in a press release to The Publish.
“All staff undergo an FBI degree 2 background screening,” Superintendent Sam Himmel mentioned. “We are going to work to the fullest extent with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Workplace as this investigation continues.”
Brake is dealing with fees of trafficking in fentanyl, having a residence for the trafficking of a managed substance, in addition to possession of drug paraphernalia and meth and heroin with intent to distribute.
A district spokeswoman mentioned Brake was nonetheless employed as of Wednesday.
“We haven’t been in a position to get in contact with him as a result of he’s nonetheless in jail,” spokeswoman Lindsay Blair instructed The Publish. “We’ve got to provide him due course of. We’re conducting our personal investigation and as soon as that investigation is full, that may decide if he’s fired or not.”
Blair mentioned Brake taught math at Citrus Center College. His identify was not listed in a workers listing as of Wednesday. A lady on Fb mentioned Brake was her former math trainer in eighth grade, whereas one other mentioned he beforehand coached her soccer staff and acted “skittish” and hyper at occasions.
“I at all times knew some was up with him,” the Florida lady wrote.