MANATEE—-A heroin dealer is off the streets in Manatee County.

A special investigations unit began to track 37 year old Joshua Smith, who they say has been an active heroin dealer in the area, and located him this morning at a local motel.
Smith was arrested with trafficking amounts of meth, and the highly dangerous fentanyl, along with violation of probation.
Anyone with information about a crime is asked to call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.