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3 under arrest when law enforcement agencies team up to fight fentanyl trafficking

Calina Kimla (from left) was arrested Oct. 24, and{ }William Christopher Moore and{ }Kiersten Peterson were arrested{ }Oct. 27, 2022. (Okeechobee Co. Sheriff's Office)
Calina Kimla (from left) was arrested Oct. 24, and William Christopher Moore and Kiersten Peterson were arrested Oct. 27, 2022. (Okeechobee Co. Sheriff's Office)
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Authorities in Okeechobee raided a home and arrested two people, with help from a third they already took to jail.

The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office said its Narcotics Task Force & Special Response Team — along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement — visited the home on SE 39th Avenue on Thursday.

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They reported they found suspected fentanyl and drug paraphernalia inside.

They also found William Christopher Moore, 40, and Kiersten Peterson, 27.

They’ll be charged with having the paraphernalia.

Another person, 31-year-old Calina Kimla, was arrested for selling fentanyl on Monday.

Authorities called her “an active part of this investigation.”

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