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Woman with child busted for drug dealing at Leesburg motel

Destinee Keen
Destinee Keen

A woman with a child was arrested last week after allegedly dealing drugs at a Leesburg motel.

Officers received a tip that 29-year-old Destinee Keen was dealing drugs at the Microtel at 9700 U.S. Hwy. 441 and that Keen had outstanding Lake County arrest warrants. The motel manager provided the police with a pass key to her room, according to the arrest report.

When the officers knocked on the door on Dec. 23, she opened it, revealing that she was alone in the room with a minor child.

Officers found digital scales, containers of marijuana, methamphetamine, and marijuana candies with methamphetamine centers.

Keen was booked into the Lake County Jail on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also charged with child neglect as the child was in a room with dangerous drugs while Keen unable to provide care for the child due to her drug use. Bond was set at $80,000.

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