A search warrant related to drug activity was served Wednesday morning in a Marathon residence. Detectives from the Special Investigations Unit, along with Middle Keys Criminal Investigations detectives and agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security Investigations served the warrant at 11955 1st Avenue, Apt. 2, in Marathon. Inside the residence detectives found several occupants including 23 year old Julius M. West, 27 year old Antwon A. Gough, 29 year old Harold G. Reece and 18 year old Esperanza Eian.
The search of the residence turned up approximately fourteen grams of crack cocaine, four grams of marijuana, twenty eight pills for which no one had a prescription, drug paraphernalia and $1,000 in suspected of drug proceeds. Reece was charged with possession of cocaine with the intend to sell; West was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia; Eian was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and Gough was charged with possession of controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. All four were booked into the Marathon jail.