A search warrant was served Wednesday evening at a Big Pine Key residence. Detectives from the Special Investigations Unit, along with Agents for the Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security Investigations served the warrant at 1309 West Shore Drive, in Big pine Key. Inside the residence Detectives found 52 year old Aaron Pannell and 29 year old Tanya Rego.
The search of the residence turned up over four ounces of cocaine, fifteen grams of crack cocaine, three grams of heroin, sixty grams of hashish, fifty-five grams of marijuana, over twenty Xanax pills; multiple items of drug paraphernalia, more than two hundred other various pills and fifty-two hundred dollars of possible drug proceeds.
Rego was charged with possession of marijuana over twenty grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Pannell was charged with cocaine trafficking, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, heroin possession with the intend to sell, possession of Marijuana over twenty grams, possession of a schedule IV substance with the intent to sell, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Additionally, Pannell had an active arrest warrant for sale of cocaine. Both Rego and Pannell were booked into the Key West jail.