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By Jen Horton
posted Sep 23, 2013 - 12:32:05pm
Message to Deltona residents: It's not OK to pay your water bill with cocaine.
Employees at the Deltona Water office on Enterprise Road were evacuated this morning, Sept. 23, after a customer handed a cashier an envelope with a white powder in it.
At 9:56 a.m., the water-department employees called the Volusia County Sheriff's Office to check out the suspicious substance.
The employees were evacuated from the building. The Sheriff's Office and HAZMAT teams from both Volusia County Fire Services and the Deltona Fire Department responded.
The powder was tested.
"Interestingly enough, it was crack cocaine," Volusia County Sheriff's Office spokesman Brandon Haught said.
The Sheriff's Office will continue to investigate.
Haught confirmed there are surveillance cameras in the Deltona Water building.
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