Date: September 22, 2000 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: Sterling Ivey, 863 534-6377 or 819-0221 pager
8 Arrested After 3 Search Warrants Served

The Polk County Sheriff's Office and Frostproof Police Department have arrested and charged 8 individuals after 3 search warrants were executed this morning. Arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail were: 

* Stanford Smith, DOB 10/26/66 of 27 Lincoln St. in Frostproof, charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of cannabis under 20 grams and violation of probation. 

* Doyle Lane, Jr., DOB 4/16/76 of 941 Griffin Rd. in Frostproof, charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and violation of probation. 

* Marvin Maloy, DOB 11/18/48 of 27 Lincoln St., in Frostproof, charged with possession of cannabis with intent to sell, possession of cannabis over 20 grams and violation of probation. 

* William Maloy, DOB 4/12/50 of 27 Lincoln St., in Frostproof, charged with sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, and conspiracy to sell cocaine. 

* Jackson Sloan, DOB 1/25/68 of 9 Lantana Rd., in Frostproof, charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of cocaine, possession of cannabis over 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, and maintaining a dwelling for the sale of narcotics. 

* Micah Watson, DOB 8/1/81 of 929 Maxly Quarters Rd., in Frostproof, charged with violation of probation. 

* Anita Ward, DOB 8/16/75 of 36 Roosevelt Ave. in Frostproof, charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell and possession of cannabis with intent to sell. 

* Lovonza Pinion, DOB 4/26/71, of 14 Bannerer Lane in Frostproof, charged with sale of cocaine and possess of cocaine with intent to sell. 

Searches warrants were executed at 36 Roosevelt St., at a residence on Lantanna Rd., and at a residence on Griffin Rd. During the investigation, over 389 grams of cannabis was confiscated, 6.8 grams of crack, $2,600 in U.S. currency, and a 2000 Chevy V-71 Extend Cab truck was seized. The investigation into illegal drug activity is continuing.

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