POPLAR SPRINGS — Holmes County Sheriff’s Office reported that there was three were arrested in connection to a synthetic narcotic ring on Dec. 6 at a residence in the Poplar Springs Community.
The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at the residence and deputies discovered 150 pounds of synthetic marijuana, along with paraphernalia, firearms and cash, according to the report.
Owner of the residence, Frederick Gordon Fondo, 48, was arrested along with his wife, Shelia Marie Fondo, 45, and son Frederick Tyler Fondo, 37 as a result of a month long investigation into complaints of suspected illegal activity at the residence by the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Washington County Drug Task Force, according to the report.
Frederick Gordon Fondo is being charged with possession of imitation controlled substance, possession of analogue drug and possession of firearm in commission of felony; Shelia Marie Fondo is being charged with possession of imitation controlled substance and possession of analogue drug; and Frederick Tyler Fondo is being charged with possession of imitation controlled substance and possession of analogue drug; and all are awaiting hearing at the Holmes County Jail.
“We will not tolerate anyone selling illegal drugs to our children or young adults,” said Sheriff Tim Brown.
Brown asks that anyone with any information on illegal activity should call 850-547-4421 or firstname.lastname@example.org.