Manatee corrections deputy charged with delivery of a controlled substance

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Manatee County corrections deputy was charged Wednesday with delivery of a controlled substance.

Raymond Moore, 45, “supplied someone with his prescribed Klonopin pills,” deputies said. Investigators then arranged for Moore to supply pills to the same person as before, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

“The person received several Clonazepam pills from Moore,” deputies said.

Deputies said money was not exchanged.

Moore was terminated. He had been with the sheriff’s office for 12 years.

Deputies said the incident occurred while Moore was off-duty. “There is no evidence that Moore supplied anyone with pills while working at the jail,” deputies said. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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