POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A Miami-Dade Corrections officer has been arrested on drug distribution charges within 1,000 feet from a school in Hollywood.

Thirty-three-year-old Adina Spry and 35-year-old Marcus Wright were arrested in their Hollywood home in the area of North 71st Avenue and Buchanan Street on Thursday.

After obtaining a search warrant, police found 65 grams of heroin laced with fentanyl in plain sight at the home the couple shares, along with cocaine, methamphetamine, a gun and about $5,000 in cash.

Hollywood Police conducted an undercover investigation after they followed Wright, also known as Pop, back to his house near Hollywood Park Elementary School.

A confidential informant who bought drugs from Pop several times helped Hollywood Police with the investigation.

Neighbors said, when officers went inside the home, it sounded like a bomb had gone off.

“All I know is that I was sitting in my back patio, heard a loud bang. It sounded like a gun going off,” said an area resident. “I came out front to see what was going on. It looked like a whole platoon of police officers were outside.”

Spry has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of the investigation.

Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation spokesperson Juan Diasgranados released the following statement:

“MDCR takes allegations of employee misconduct seriously and this arrest should send a strong message that employees involved in these types of crimes will not be tolerated and will be pursued to the fullest extent of the law. MDCR will continue to cooperate with the Hollywood Police Department regarding this incident.”

The charges the couple faces include selling heroin with fentanyl 1,000 feet from a school, trafficking fentanyl, possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine and possession of credit card skimming device.

Spry remains at the North Broward Bureau Jail on $100,000 bond.

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