January 14, 2015

Search warrant leads to drug arrest

A drug-related search warrant was served on Friday morning at a residence in Key Largo.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, along with agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) served the warrant at 11 North Ocean Drive, in Key Largo at 11:40 a.m.
Inside the residence Detectives found 18 year old Taylor James.

A search of the residence turned up over 544 grams of marijuana, most of which was found in a closet in the residence. Detectives also found drug paraphernalia including a digital scale, a grinder, rolling papers and other items. A suspected hand grenade was also found; it was removed and turned over to ATF for further investigation.

Taylor Lee James was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also charged with two outstanding warrants for the sale and possession of marijuana.

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