Man Arrested After 230 Grams of Cocaine Found in Car

Keiri Harvey was arrested on charges of trafficking in cocaine.

Largo Police have arrested 23-year-old Keire Harvey on charges of trafficking in cocaine after 230.2 grams of the powdery drug were found inside his unattended car at a Largo gas station.

According to police, around 1:45 p.m. on Feb. 21 police responded to the  Hess Gasoline Station, 2930 East Bay Dr., for a call of suspicious circumstances.

Upon arrival, officers located a black Toyota vehicle that concerned the
employees of the gas station after it was left unattended. Officers located Harvey, who was the driver of the vehicle.

Police say officers observed narcotics in the vehicle and placed Harvey in custody. After further searching the vehicle, they located 230.2 grams of cocaine.

Harvey was charged with trafficking in cocaine and transported to the Pinellas County Jail.

Largo Detectives are also questioning Harvey on his connections to other violent crimes in the area that he may possible be linked to, according to the police report.

According to jail records, Harvey has an extensive criminal history that includes charges of burglary, resisting an officer, fleeing and alluding, armed home invasion and kidnapping.

Anyone with information concerning criminal activity associated with Keire Harvey can contact Largo Police Department Detective Brendan Arlington at 727-586-7776.


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