At the request of college administrators, detectives from the Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit conducted a K-9 search at the Florida Keys Community College on Stock Island Thursday morning.
As a result of the search, one student was arrested after the dog found drugs in his room. A second student was issued a notice to appear in court for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Detectives, along with K-9 Deja searched dorm rooms on the campus. Deja alerted on Suite 310, which has four occupants with individual rooms. As they began searching the rooms, detectives located a prescription bottle with the name Alexandro Miguel Colon on it. Inside was three grams of marijuana. 18 year old Colon was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana on school grounds.
Detectives continued their operation. Deja alerted on Suite 202, which also has four individual rooms. They knocked on the door of a room belonging to Michelle Rae Lachance. Initially, no one answered the door. After repeatedly knocking on the door, detectives entered the room. K-9 Deja located two pipes that contained marijuana residue. La chance was issued a notice to appear in court for being in possession of drug paraphernalia on school grounds. Detectives and an FKCC maintenance person were monitoring the sewer outlet from the dorm rooms. During the search, a bag of marijuana was flushed into the sewer.
Investigations into the origins of that marijuana are continuing.