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Netherlands leads to arrest of Lehigh Acres man

Netherlands leads to arrest of Lehigh Acres man

AMSTERDAM: A Lehigh Acres man was arrested after authorities connected him to a package shipped from the Netherlands that was allegedly filled with drugs.

Nelson Pechter, 31, was arrested at his home in the 900 block of Hillcrest Avenue on Thursday.

According to an arrest report from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a package to Pechter from the Netherlands was selected for inspection by U.S. Customs Officers. On Thursday,  an undercover cop delivered the parcel to the home on Hillcrest Avenue. Pechter was not home, but during surveillance, authorities saw him arrive at the home and pick up the package. Pechter is accused of trafficking in amphetamines, marijuana cultivation, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, evidence destruction, possession of 10 or more counterfeit bills, possession of counterfeit ID, possession of controlled substance, possession of drug equipment to manufacture drugs.