Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Man Charged with Trafficking Ecstasy

WHAT: Drug arrest

WHEN: Tuesday, May 26, 2009

TIME: 5:25 p.m.

LOCATION: Greyhound Bus Station (2669 Davis Boulevard)

ARRESTED: Ryan Walter O’Gallagher, 24, Lehigh Acres

CHARGE: Trafficking phenethylamines


Members of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Unit arrested a man who was found in possession of 1,000 Ecstasy pills Tuesday afternoon in East Naples.

Ryan Walter O’Gallagher of Lehigh Acres was traveling by Greyhound bus when the Detectives approached him as part of a routine patrol conducted with the cooperation of Greyhound bus lines.

Deputies noted a strong odor of burnt marijuana emitting from O’Gallagher’s person. Subsequent search revealed the Ecstasy pills secreted on his body.

The pills are valued at $15,000.

Detectives have released these images of the pills.