Undercover Drug Sell Leads To Putnam County Arrests



Police arrested a Putnam County couple in Satsuma, Florida, about 10:30 a.m. on Thursday after they allegedly bought drugs from undercover detectives.

Thomas Depew, 50, and Jennifer Depew, 43, gave the detectives $300 for 19 grams of Hydromorphone at a residence on Folklore Drive, according to a press release from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.

The detectives arrested the two immediately and seized the drugs, the release says. They later discovered marijuana and Hydrocodone in Thomas’ possession.unnamed2

Thomas was charged with trafficking in a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. Jennifer was charged with trafficking in a Schedule II controlled substance.

The two remained in the Putnam County Jail as of Wednesday afternoon without bond.

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