Search warrant on Stock Island

A search warrant was served  Friday morning in  a Stock Island residence.

The Sheriff’s Special Weapons and Tactics team performed the initial entry to the residence. Detectives from the Special Investigations Unit, along with  Lower Keys Criminal Investigations detectives and agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration then served the warrant at  B-7 8th Avenue, on Stock Island.  Inside the residence detectives found  22 year old Julian L. Barger, 39 year old Jesus R. Paoli and 23 year old Samantha Romeo.

The search of the residence turned up  approximately  2 grams of powder cocaine,  sixteen  Xanax pills,  two  Soma pills,  21  grams of Marijuana and several items of drug paraphernalia.    Barger and Romeo  were  charged with  possession of  a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of cocaine and marijuana,  and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Paoli  was charged with tampering with evidence after detectives received information he had destroyed some of the evidence prior to detectives entering the premises.

Barger, Paoli  and Romeo were  were all booked into jail.

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