A Big Coppitt Key couple was arrested Tuesday as part of an ongoing drug investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Monroe County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force (HIDTA – Monroe).
A large amount of cash - $166,400 - was also located, hidden in a vacuum seal bag in a laundry basket.
Estopinan took responsibility for the cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia found in a room where she was residing. She was charged with possessing those illegal substances and with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Leto was charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. The cash was seized by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as part of the ongoing criminal investigation.
Participating on the service of the search warrant were investigators from Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations, Border Patrol, the DEA and the Sheriff’s Office.