A drug trafficking organization is dismantled with the arrest of ex-prison Gu

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Date Added: Jul 19, 2022 2:38 PM

Andre Gant
Office of Public Affairs and Media Relations

DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION DISMISSED WITH EX-PRISON GUARD AND SUPPLIER ARRESTED

A drug trafficking ring run by a former state corrections officer living in Volusia County has been busted following a lengthy investigation that culminated in his arrest, as well as the arrest of his supplier and several other members of his organization.

In March 2021, the Volusia Bureau of Investigation (VBI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) opened a multi-jurisdictional investigation into a drug trafficking organization led by former Florida Department of Corrections Prison Guard Christina Guess ( DOB 5/15/1978) and supplied by Reshard Campbell (DOB 8/7/1995), who were responsible for the monthly distribution of kilogram quantities of methamphetamine in Volusia County and Lake County. The organization is believed to have trafficked up to 24 pounds of uncut methamphetamine over a period of one year.

Identified members of the organization had been arrested for numerous crimes, including narcotics violations, firearms/weapons violations, and violent crimes against persons. Guess served approximately one year in state prison from 2019 to 2020 for a previous drug trafficking conviction in Volusia County.

One of the defendants arrested in the operation, Andrea Dunmire (DOB 4/3/1988), is the subject of an ongoing investigation into the December 2021 death of an infant who died of toxicity methamphetamine, said VSO deputy chief Brian Henderson. reporters at a press conference Tuesday morning alongside members of the FBI and police departments from DeLand, Ormond Beach and Ocala.

“We know there are many other organizations like this, and/or larger, and we know a lot of who they are,” Henderson said. “The men and women of our group work as a team, it is their mission. It is their passion. They love doing this kind of work, and I assure you that if you’re smuggling drugs into our communities, it’s only a matter of time before we knock on your door and you go to jail.

Over the course of months of surveillance, search warrants, intelligence gathering, and a Title III oral intercept, VBI agents were able to infiltrate and dismantle the Christina Guess drug trafficking organization and recover approximately 1.4 pound of methamphetamine, 348 grams of cocaine and 11 tablets of hydrocodone.

Recently, with the coordination and assistance of the UDEST (Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team – North Florida HIDTA Initiative) comprised of Marion County SO/Ocala PD members and assistance from Ocala PD SWAT, a search warrant was was executed at 405 NE 27th Ave., Apt A, Ocala, where the source of the meth supply resides.

Concurrent with the execution of the search warrant in Ocala, VBI officers also executed a search warrant at the residence of Christina Guess at 223 S. Salisbury Ave., Deland.

During the search warrants, the following were arrested:

Reshard Maurice Campbell (DOB 07/08/1995)
405 27th Ave, Ocala
Trafficking methamphetamine (200 grams or more)
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (200 grams or more)
Trafficking cocaine (200 grams or more)

Christina Michelle Guess (DOB 05/15/1978)
223 S. Salisbury Ave., DeLand
Trafficking methamphetamine (200 grams or more)
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (200 grams or more)
Trafficking methamphetamine (28 grams or more) X 3
Methamphetamine trafficking (14 grams or more) X3
Sale of methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a daycare center
Possession of a structure for the purpose of selling/trafficking a controlled substance
Unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime

2 others charged with resisting an officer without violence and possession of less than 20g of cannabis.

Agents from the Volusia Bureau of Investigation have also charged the following co-conspirators involved in the drug trafficking organization:

Andrea Ilean Dunmire (DOB 4/3/1988)
1695 Euclid Ave W., DeLand
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (200 grams or more)
Unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime

Steve McIntosh (born 10/25/1972)
927 S. Frankfort Avenue, DeLand
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (28 grams or more)
Unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime

Jackie Lynn Oglesby (DOB 02/02/1963)
28834 Holly Ave, Paisley
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (28 grams or more)
Unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime

Michael Robert Bussière (DOB 07/16/1972)
660 Walnut Ave, Orange City
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (14 grams or more)
Trafficking methamphetamine (14 grams or more)
Unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime

Timothy Wayne Busby (DOB 11/24/1990)
42149 Beech Ave, DeLand
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (28 grams or more)

Euseba Elizabeth Smith (DOB 08/06/1966)
1820 Old Daytona Road, DeLand
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (28 grams or more)

Shannon Laville Frazee (DOB 8/11/1970)
2937 2nd Ct., Land
Trafficking conspiracy to buy methamphetamine
Purchase of methamphetamine
Solicitation to deliver methamphetamine
Unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime

Adrian Anthony Gillihan (born 08/27/1980)
2937 2nd Ct., Land
Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine (14 grams or more)
Unlawful use of a two-way communication device to facilitate the commission of a crime

This investigation was a joint effort by the VBI with the FBI and the Attorney General’s Office of Statewide Prosecutions.

Attorney General Ashley Moody said, “This operation is responsible for the monthly distribution of pounds of methamphetamine and other deadly substances in Volusia and Lake counties. I am grateful for the joint investigative efforts to take down this dangerous drug trafficking ring, and now my statewide prosecutors will make sure they pay for their crimes.

Sheriff Mike Chitwood added, “Thanks to a ton of hard work over more than a year, today we have one less drug trafficking organization destroying lives in Volusia County and across the country. Central Florida. I want to thank all of our partners for working with us on this case and all the other cases we are investigating – because our work is never done.”

The VBI is an initiative of the Central Florida High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) that investigates drug trafficking organizations. The VBI is made up of members from the Volusia Sheriff’s Office, DeLand Police Department, New Smyrna Beach Police Department, Edgewater Police Department, and Ormond Beach Police Department, as well as Investigations on Homeland Security (HSI), the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

Detectives from the West Volusia Narcotics Task Force also assisted throughout the investigation. The West Volusia Narcotics Task Force is a street-level drug task force made up of members of the Volusia Sheriff’s Office and the DeLand Police Department.

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