Several arrested in cocaine bust

BUNNELL, Fla. – Officers arrest three men during a cocaine bust Thursday afternoon that totaled a street value of $2,500.

The Flagler County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant around 2:30 p.m. when open-air drug activity was found to occur on a property during the investigation.

Officers arrested Mark Anthony, Mitchell Griffin and Gregory Thomas. According to a FCSO press release, bags of cocaine were located in a vehicle and a total of 49 grams of cocaine was found. Officers also located a digital scale with a white powdery residue and plastic baggies.

Griffin told officers he had a 'crack pipe' in his pocket, which he used for smoking crack/cocaine, according to the release. Officers also discovered 5 grams of marijuana during a search of Thomas' Kia van.

"The approximate street value of the cocaine seized today is $2,500. This investigation will continue and additional arrests will be made," said Sheriff James L. Manfre.

Mark Anthony is charged with trafficking cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mitchell Griffin is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Gregory Thomas is charged with possession of cannabis under 20 grams.


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