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Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Wednesday the 15th day of August 2012 the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint concerning the possible theft of electric power. An investigation into the complaint by the Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force confirmed that electric power was being diverted to two (2) separate structures on the property.
The property was secured and a warrant to search the property was obtained. The property was located at 6939 SW #1 Federal Road Lamont Florida and in the name of Octavio Cruz. The search discovered two (2) active indoor marijuana grow houses and the partial construction of two (2) additional grow houses. A total of 103 marijuana plants were seized from the operation as well as destruction of the functional grow houses. Octavio Cruz was not present at the location and the scene indicated that persons present obviously departed hastily.
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration and the Taylor County Drug Task assisted the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force in the investigation.
While taking enforcement action for the traffic violation, agents detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from within the vehicle. Agents conducted a probable cause search and located 6 ounces of high grade marijuana individually packaged for sell along with a digital scale concealed inside the vehicle. Both Collier and Williams were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Driver: Carl Christopher Collier, DOB: 11/27/1990, of 5564 Rockola Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32222
Passenger: Deontre Martez Williams, DOB: 12/20/1991, of 0851 Allison St. Jacksonville, FL 32254
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that On Wednesday night February 8, 2012 at 8:45 PM, Agents with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 Chrysler 300 for unlawful speed. The vehicle was traveling westbound on interstate 10 in Madison County and being operated by Kelly Thomas Dunaway.
While Agents were taking enforcement action for the speeding violation, they detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle and additional signs of possible criminal activity. Agents conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and located a black duffle bag inside the trunk. The black duffle bag contained 4 pounds of high grade marijuana.
Kelly Thomas Dunaway, W/M, DOB: 07/22/1989 of Tampa Florida was arrested and charged with the following:
1. Possession of marijuana more than 20 grams
2. Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Submitted by Madison Police Department
On Sunday November 20, 2011 at 850 pm, Sgt. C. Cooks was conducting a foot patrol of Madison Heights Apt’s and observed Michael McCall smoking a marijuana cigarette. At this time, Cooks placed McCall under arrest. During a pat down search of McCall, Cooks discovered a small bag of marijuana in his clothing. McCall was transported to the county Jail charged with Poss.of Marijuana less than 20 grams.
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Friday night June 3, 2011, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Kevin Anderson conducted a traffic stop in Madison County Florida that resulted in the arrest of Brian Antonio Hallman for felony possession with intent to sell cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy and paraphernalia. The illegal substances were located on the subject’s person and further concealed inside his 1992 Cadillac.
Brian Antonio, B/M, DOB: 12/08/1982 of Madison Florida was arrested without further incident and transported to the Madison County jail. Forfeiture proceedings are pending of the 1992 Cadillac
A total of 103 grams of marijuana was located and a man and a teenage girl were arrested on felony charges of possession of marijuana with intent to sell.
According to a Madison Police Department report, on Thursday, March 10, at 11:06 p.m., Ptl. Travis Johnson conducted a traffic stop on a gold Ford pickup truck for a traffic infraction.
Ptl. Johnson made contact with the driver and observed the odor of burnt marijuana coming form the vehicle. At this time, the driver and passenger of the vehicle were asked to step out of the vehicle.
A consensual search of the vehicle and passengers were conducted. Ptl. Johnson located 103 grams of marijuana during the search.
At this time, passengers Kevin Bell and Alexa Beggs were placed under arrest for Possession of marijuana with intent to sell and transported them to the county jail.