Search warrant nets drug busts

Sheriff’s Special Investigations detectives served a search warrant Friday afternoon at a Marathon residence.

The warrant was served at 1337 Ocean Breeze Blvd, Lot 33 in Marathon. Detectives located two men, 26 year old Hiram Cancel and 21 year old Oscar R. Gamez-Cardoma, in the front patio area of the trailer.

The search of the trailer turned up 20 prepackaged plastic bags containing a total of eight grams of cocaine. During the time detectives were searching the trailer, Gamez-Cardoma, a resident of Guatemala, attempted to escape. He was detained and take to the Customs and Border Protection station to be processed. Also during the search, Cancel, who was handcuffed, ran down the street to lot 47. When Cancel was captured, detectives noticed two marijuana plant growing at lot 47 behind the trailer. The owner of the property 30 year old Justo Angel Morera Cabrera was arrested for cultivation of marijuana.

Cancel was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting without violence.

Gamez-Cardoma was turned over to Customs and Border Protection for remaining in the United States without proper documentation.

Morera Cabrera was charged with cultivation of marijuana.

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