“Soprano” Arrested in Hudson on Armed Drug Trafficking Charges, Nebbia Hold Requested
HUDSON (PASCO) – Last night, Pasco County Vice and Narcotics Detectives executed a search warrant at a residence on First Isle Drive in the Leisure Beach subdivision.
With the assistance of SWAT, investigators were able to enter the home, located at 12809 First Isle Drive, and detain 42-year-old Paul John Soprano without incident.
Inside the home detectives located over 6 lbs. of marijuana, 31.1 grams of methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of Diazepam, 18 grams Oxycodone, 17.4 grams Amphetamine, 1 gram Oxycontin, 31.9 Hydrocodone, 9 grams Hydromorphone, 12.3 grams Morphine, 288 pills of Clonazepam, 6.3 grams THC Wax, and 3 rifles. Additionally, a stolen AR-15 rifle and box welder were discovered inside the residence.
During their search, detectives discovered a large hole that was in the process of being dug inside a bedroom closet. Code Enforcement inspected the structure and deemed it unsafe.
Soprano is charged with armed trafficking in Meth, Oxycodone, Amphetamine. Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Morphone, among numerous other felony charges.
Bond is set at $100,000, however, detectives requested a Nebbia hold, due to Soprano not having a legitimate source of income. A Nebbia Hold is a legal way to hold a suspect without bond until they can confirm that the funds used aren’t derived from illegal drug activity.
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