Two men in the Indian River County area of Florida, who were suspected of being cocaine dealers, were arrested over the weekend. According to the arrest records, the two were nabbed by police during separate events during the weekend of Friday, July 13, 2018.
The first man was arrested during a traffic stop that Friday. Detectives had obtained a search warrant to search the man’s home, which is located at the 1800 block of 41st Avenue in Indian River County.
When police searched the man, who is 51 years old, they also found that he was in possession of 260 grams of cocaine that he was keeping in a plastic cup. The suspect explained to the police that he was actually in the process of pouring the substance into the cup at the time when they pulled him over. As a result, he was charged with possession of cocaine, trafficking the substance and tampering with evidence.
The second arrest was made in the wee hours of Sunday, July 15, 2018. It was also made during a traffic stop conducted by the police.
The second man arrested is 32 years of age. He resides at the 2400 block of Atlantis Drive in Fort Pierce, Florida and was charged with possession of cocaine with the intention of selling the substance.
The man was located with a total of 12 bags of crack cocaine, which he’d stashed in his pockets. The drugs weighed almost 13 grams, and the police stated that he admitted that he owned the crack cocaine found on his person.
The first man was held in the Indian River County Jail as of late on Monday, July 16, 2018. His bail was set to $70,000. The second man, on the other hand, had a bail of $25,000, which he posted for his release.
Being charged with possession of drugs, drug trafficking, possessing drugs with the intent to sell and tampering with evidence is extremely serious. If you have been arrested on any of these types of charges, it is imperative that you speak with an Indian River County drug trafficking defense attorney immediately. The Law Office of Jeffrey H. Garland, P.A. is available to assist you every step of the way in your case. You want an experienced Indian River County drug trafficking defense attorney to represent you. It’s your best chance of the charges being reduced or dropped. Contact the law office immediately at 772.489.2200.