DAVENPORT, FLORIDA – On July 3, 2019, at 2:48 PM, Florida Highway Patrol Troopers observed a white 2014 Chevrolet 4-door traveling 87 MPH in a posted 70 MPH speed zone on Interstate 4, west of US-27 in Polk County.
While talking to the driver, the FHP Trooper noticed their extreme nervous behavior, coupled with the strong odors of cologne and marijuana.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a subsequent search of the vehicle revealed nearly an ounce of cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and a firearm which had been reported stolen out of Ohio in March of 2018. As a result, all contraband was seized and both occupants were arrested and delivered to the Polk County Jail.
JONATHAN THOMAS PEREZ, 35, of Orlando was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, grand theft firearm, possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
HEATHER LOREN GOLLEDGE, 20, of Winter Haven, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell and two counts of drug paraphernalia.