Woman arrested after Port St. John drug bust
A Port St. John woman has been arrested after search and arrest warrants were executed at her home Wednesday night, according to Brevard County Sheriff’s Office reports.
Chrystal Miller, 40, was arrested at her home in the 6000 block of Sunflower Drive where detectives said she had been selling crystal meth among other drugs and also had a loaded 9mm handgun.
The investigation began when the Sheriff’s Office received reports that drug sales were happening at Miller’s home, according to spokesman Tod Goodyear.
Undercover agents with the Special Investigations Unit then went to the home themselves posing as buyers and reportedly bought methamphetamine from Miller on multiple occasions.
Using that evidence, search and arrest warrants were secured Wednesday and agents went back to the home with SWAT officers that evening, according to an arrest affidavit.
In the home, officers reportedly found dozens of pills ranging from amphetamines to hydrocodone to muscle relaxants and prescription anxiety medications, according to arrest documents.
In addition to the pills were 14.7 grams of heroin and 13.25 grams of methamphetamine, investigators said.
Miller told detectives at the scene that she makes ” ‘a lot of money’ from her drug sales,” according to reports.
The gun, Miller told deputies, was not hers but was collateral from a buyer who owed her drug money.
Additionally, detectives saw a man leaving Miller’s home just before the warrants were served. The man then came back to the home while detectives were going through the residence and was arrested.
Anthony Williams, 37, was then arrested after telling detectives that he had earlier purchased a pill from Miller for $15.
Goodyear said the investigation didn’t immediately reveal the source of the drugs but that detectives always try to take drug cases further up the food chain.
“They always try to follow it to take it as far as they can,” Goodyear said. “It depends on their cooperation and what you find in the search.”
Miller remains in custody at the Brevard County Jail Complex in lieu of $130,000 bond. She faces six felony charges, including heroin trafficking, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.