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Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Claiming to be “Undercover Federal Agent”

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MINNEOLA, Fla. — Lake County deputies arrested a man on Wednesday after the man claimed to be working as an undercover federal agent according to a sheriff’s department spokesperson.

Deputies charged 31-year-old James Marshall Hoskinson with driving with a suspended driver’s license and selling heroin within 1000 feet of a place of worship or business.

Police detained Hoskinson after learning he was driving with a suspended license. While detained, Hoskinson reportedly told Street Crimes Deputies that he was working as an undercover Federal Agent multiple times before he was transported to the Lake County Jail.

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Hoskinson also told deputies that he had some “items” hidden in the back of his pants.

When he was searched, deputies uncovered $900 in cash and 31 bags of heroin.

Hoskinson is currently being held at the Lake County Jail in lieu of a $40,000 bond.

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He is scheduled to appear in court at 8:30 a.m. on June 25.

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