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Fentanyl, Narcotics, Weapons Seized as DeLand Drug Dealer Arrested [Photos]

A narcotics investigation that began earlier this year culminated in the arrest of a DeLand drug dealer operating in Central Florida this month. Detectives searched his home and discovered trafficking amounts of fentanyl and other drugs, as well as several guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition, all within reach of children in the house.




Wynell Pitts, of DeLand, was arrested in a takedown after he dropped his child off at daycare and then appeared to complete two drug transactions from his vehicle. For safety reasons, detectives who had him under surveillance at the time elected to wait until he left the daycare facility to approach and place him under arrest.

Pitts was arrested on his active warrant for sale and delivery of fentanyl within 1,000 feet of a middle school. During a search of the vehicle, detectives recovered:

  • 21.6 grams fentanyl (97 fentanyl pills)
  • 18.8 grams cocaine
  • 4.4 grams crack cocaine
  • 8.3 grams methamphetamine
  • 23 Suboxone films
  • 27 Dilaudid pills
  • 7 Hydrocodone pills
  • 42 Oxycodone pills
  • 77 Alprazolam pills
  • 5 Clonazepam pills
  • 18 Amphetamine pills
  • 40 grams cannabis
  • 1 cell phone
  • $376 U.S. currency

Detectives, SWAT and members of the East and West Volusia Narcotics Task Forces, Deltona Narcotics Enforcement Team and Volusia Bureau of Investigation then executed a search warrant at Pitts’ residence and recovered:




  • 18.8 grams fentanyl
  • 1.6 grams crack cocaine
  • 147 grams/240 Hydrocodone pills
  • 1.6 grams MDMA
  • 1,055.9 grams cannabis
  • 15 grams Psilocybin
  • Unknown make/model rifle
  • S&W MP22 rifle
  • Mossberg 12g shotgun
  • Dragonoff 7.62 rifle
  • ERA Shotgun
  • SKS 7.62 rifle
  • Ruger 9mm
  • US Charter Arms 38 cal revolver
  • Glock 27 40cal
  • Glock 17 9mm
  • RG23 22 cal revolver
  • Jimenez Arms 380 cal handgun
  • $4,497 U.S. currency
  • $606 Dominican currency
  • Miscellaneous jewelry
  • Drug ledger
  • 2 cell phones

All firearms found in the residence were readily accessible to children, with no trigger locks. The various drugs, including fentanyl, prescription narcotics, cocaine and psilocybin, were also easily accessible by children.

According to police, Pitts and his wife Antiqua Pitts were also each arrested on multiple charges stemming from the residential search warrant.

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1 COMMENT

  1. To Leo’s that recovered all drugs and weapons
    stemming from this arrest “ GOOD JOB”. Thank you for the otherwise thankless job you and all the other Leo’s do every day. There are two citizens here that have your back. Thank you ALL and take it easy out there!

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