2 arrested on drug charges after I-75 traffic stop

Published: Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 7:06 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 7:06 p.m.

Two Ocala residents found with a variety of drugs hidden in containers were arrested by Gainesville police Friday during a traffic stop on Interstate 75, according to arrest reports.

Jessica Lynn Depizzol, 26, of 5301 NE 20th Court, and Lloyd Clarence Butler, 37, were both charged with trafficking oxycodone, trafficking opium, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal possession of prescription drugs, the reports state.

Officer Lloyd O'Quinn was working for the Gainesville/Alachua County Drug Task Force on I-75 when he stopped a car driven by Depizzol for a traffic violation.

A police dog that sniffed around the car indicated drugs were inside. A search was conducted and various types of drugs were found, including some in “cloned containers” of common products such as peanuts, vitamins and instant tea that had false bottoms. Drugs were also found in a fake screw driver and a fake can of hair spray, the report states.

When the bottom of the hair spray container was opened, police found oxycodone and $19,000 in cash, police reported. Depizzol also had a large amount of cash in her wallet, the report states.

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