Corey Sallette and Emiley Close Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges
Okeechobee - Monday May 16, 2022: The Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force arrested Corey Sallette and Emiley Close Monday on multiple drug charges after executing a search warrant on a suspected marijuana growth operation at 2965 N.W. 34TH Avenue in Okeechobee.
Task Force members and the Special Response Team (S.R.T.) searched the home and recovered marijuana, L.S.D., mushrooms, drug paraphernalia, and a B.H.O. lab.
BHO labs are highly dangerous facilities used to extract THC through the use of butane.
Sallette was arrested for cultivation of marijuana, manufacture of T.H.C., possession of marijuana over 20 grams, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of marijuana under 20 grams, and drug paraphernalia.
Close was arrested for cultivation of marijuana, possession of psilocybin, possession of L.S.D., possession of marijuana over 20 grams, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of marijuana under 20 grams, and drug paraphernalia.
If you would like to provide a tip, such as the one that led to this investigation, probable cause, and arrests, call the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force and leave a message at 863-763-7787.