ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and the SWAT team raided an Englewood home at 9312 Poplar Avenue Wednesday and arrested three on multiple drug charges. Jerry Lee Williams Jr., 28, and Marcus Quinton Farrior, 28, both of the Popular Avenue home; and Bruce Veonzal Singleton, 27, of Sarasota, were all arrested.
Based on intelligence information, CCSO Narcotics detectives obtained asearch warrantand served it at 7 p.m. Upon entry, all three were brought outside the home while a search was conducted.Singletonhad$650cash in his pocket and$3,000more was found rolled up under a mattress in the bedroom where he was staying. They also found three plastic baggies of Cocaine and some loose marijuana. In the bedroom whereWilliamswas staying they found a plastic baggie with Cocaine and numerous small plastic baggies commonly used to package narcotics. A search of his Chevrolet SUV found Williams wallet containing$1,900 cash.
A search of Farrior’s bedroom found a shoebox containing a plastic baggie with 3.9 grams of marijuana. Three smoked joints and a baggie with marijuana residue were found on the back porch and marijuana on the dining room table. Detectives alsoseized three counter surveillance cameras believed used with the sale of narcotics. Forfeiture paperwork was served on both Williams and Singleton.
Williams and Singleton were both charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana.Williams, a convicted felon with five bookings, was also charged with Violation of Probation since he was on active felony probation. He remains in the Charlotte County Jail on no bond.Farriorwas charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Farrior posted a $2,000 bond and Singleton posted $4,500 and were released.
Anyone with knowledge of illegal drug activity is asked to please call the CCSO Narcotics Unit at 941-575-2157, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).