Stock Island - Sheriff's Special Investigations detectives served a search warrant at a Stock Island home Friday morning, arresting one man on drug charges. The warrant was obtained after investigations revealed drug activity at the residence.
The warrant was served at Lot #4, in Water’s Edge Trailer Park on Laurel Avenue, Stock Island. Inside the home they found 56 year old Ramon Machado, who lives there with his wife. A search of the trailer turned up 13 crack cocaine rocks inside a closet in the bathroom, along with 5.6 grams of marijuana and rolling papers hidden in some clothing.
Machado was arrested. He was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a church (Baptist Church on 2nd Avenue); he was also charged with possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was booked into jail.