Agents seize $2K of crack

Published 8:04 am Wednesday, June 22, 2005

By Staff
Staff Reports
According to officials, a Brewton man was arrested in Flomaton on Friday and officers recovered crack cocaine estimated at $2,000.
At approximately 10 p.m., Flomaton Police Officers made a routine traffic stop on Titi Street in Flomaton. Officers observed Darren Lemare Green, 36, of 1506 Ridge Road in the vehicle. The officers then called the Drug Task Force agents to the scene. Also responding to the scene was a K-9 unit from Escambia County (Fla.) sheriff's department and a trooper from the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
The officers recovered three plastic bags containing crack cocaine consisting of more than 20 grams. To be charged with trafficking, a suspect must be carrying 28 grams of crack or more.
Officials said Green was out on bond for possession of crack cocaine. His bond was revoked and he was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Green was out on bond after officers found crack cocaine and Loritabs in his possession in June 2004,
The 21st Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force is comprised of the following law enforcement agencies: Escambia County Sheriff's Department, Atmore police Department, East Brewton Police Department, Brewton Police Department, Flomaton Police Department, the Escambia County District Attorney's office and the Escambia County Commission.
The Task Force receives 75 percent of its funding from a grant funded by the Bureau of Justice Affairs Division of the United States Department of Justice and which is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. The remainder of the funding is provided by the Escambia County Sheriff's Department, Atmore Police Department, Brewton Police Department and the Escambia County District Attorney's Office.

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