According to court filings, one of the 8 members of an organized drug trafficking group who were subsequently charged on federal charges was a 44-year-old Florida woman who reportedly played a pivotal role in the enterprise.
Kimberly Walker and seven others are accused of conspiring to distribute MDMA, popularly known as ecstasy or molly, and flakka.
Walker and then the other defendants had been under continual observation, both on the streets and from a chopper above, which is how detectives alleged they knew some of the drug transactions actually occurred just outside strip joint on Blanding Boulevard.
The indictment was the result of a combination of monitoring and evidence from a controlled drug transaction.
IRS investigators who had assisted other federal agencies in their investigation of Kimberly Walker, 50, of Jacksonville, for alleged drugs violations claimed her and a man believed to be her husband’s finances, had transferred more than $1 million into numerous bank accounts since January 2018. However, neither had a massive source of legal income, according to the IRS.