Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Major Bust Yields Marijuana, Cocaine and Crack

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Major Bust Yields Marijuana, Cocaine and Crack

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Byline: MARY MARAGHY

Deputies made a major drug and weapons bust in Cedar Bend apartments around 9:30 p.m. Jan. 19, according to a police report. Two roommates were arrested and charged with manufacturing and selling illegal drugs and other offenses after deputies smelled marijuana coming from their apartment. During a search, deputies found three loaded firearms, 577 grams of marijuana, 29 grams of cocaine and seven grams of crack, a beaker and foil with cocaine residue, a digital scale, cameras, a laptop computer and $1,177. A review of digital cameras showed pictures of the two men holding guns, pictures of children playing with money and pictures of bagged marijuana.

MIDDLEBURG MAN ARRESTED FOR HITTING WIFE AFTER DRINKING

A Middleburg man was arrested and charged with slapping his wife around 4:30 a.m. Jan. 18 after a bout of drinking at their home on Carlotta Road. According to a police report, the wife had swollen hand marks on her face and forehead and a broken blood vessel in her eye consistent with open-hand slaps. Police arrived as the suspect was attempting to change the lock on the front door. The victim told police she bit her husband twice when he pinned her down. Police found bite wounds on his chest and bicep.

UNATTENDED TODDLER NEARLY DROWNS IN FAMILY POOL

A 2-year-old boy with blue lips was taken to Orange Park Medical Center Jan. 16 after he nearly drowned in a swimming pool. The boy and other children were playing on backyard swings in the 2400 block of Moon Harbor Way, according to a police report. The mother said she left the children unattended for a second and returned to find her toddler treading in the pool with his head under the water. She pulled him out and he threw up. His stomach was distended from drinking so much water. When police arrived, she was holding him in a blanket. …

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