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Suspected drug dealer is busted

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By Jeff M. Hardison

BRONSON - A four-month investigation by the Levy County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force ended Nov. 7 with the arrest of a 39-year-old man in Morriston, according to Lt. Evan Sullivan, LCSO spokesman.

After executing a search warrant, deputies seized three pistols, jewelry, more than $13,600 worth of drugs, three pistols, assorted jewelry and $589 in cash, Sullivan said.

The LCSO Drug Task Force arrested Christopher Michael Cittadini on 25 felony charges and two misdemeanor charges, Sullivan said.

Cittadini was charged with: possession of heroin with the intent to distribute; possession of heroin (black tar type); three counts of trafficking in controlled substance (Fentanyl and Endocet); sale of a controlled substance (Endocet); sale of marijuana; possession of marijuana with intent to distribute; felonious possession of marijuana; sale of cocaine; possession of cocaine; 12 counts of possession of controlled substance (Vicodin, Tylenol with codeine, Clonopin, Ambien, Mylan 50/50, and Xanax); possession of a firearm during a felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia, Sullivan said.

Combined bonds for the suspected drug dealer equaled $159,000.