Archive for August 2011
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart announces that Friday the 19th day of August 2011 a narcotics search warrant was executed at 243 SE Thomas Way, Madison, Florida. Investigators located Russland D. Sanudo on the property which was found to contain a clandestine marijuana grow operation. The investigation disclosed that there was a diversion of electrical power from Tri-County Electric which was utilized to power equipment hidden inside of a tractor trailer housing the marijuana grow operation. Investigators seized approximately one hundred fifty-four live marijuana plants, evidence of prior cultivated marijuana plants, and two firearms.Sanudo has been booked into the Madison County Jail and is being held on a $25,000 bond. The charges are merely an accusation charging the defendant with violations of criminal law, and every defendant is presumed innocent until, and unless, proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.