MOUNT DORA, Fla. - Police and deputies joined forces today to dismantle a suspected drug house in Mount Dora that they said was a technologically advanced operation.
Police said it was a 24-hour
“They found various types of drugs, crack cocaine, powder, bath salt, marijuana,” said Kelda Senior with the
Police moved in Monday morning
The home was a kind of armored drug supermarket, authorities say, complete with infrared sensors and motion sensors to let the dealers know the second a customer set foot inside.
Officers removed an extensive collection of weapons and took four suspects into custody.
Investigators considered the house and the suspects such a risk that three agencies were part of the raid, including Mount Dora and Eustis police and the Lake County Sheriff’s Department.
Police said they found so many hidden compartments and hiding places in the house that the building department decided to condemn the home.
Mount Dora police said the house seems to have operated without notice for some time.
Neighbors told Eyewitness News the house was well known and considered dangerous.
Eyewitness News asked about calls for service to that home and