The following information was provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office:
On March 31, 2010 Members of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit along with deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, K-9 Unit, and officers of the Apalachicola
Police Department executed a Search Warrant at the residence of Larry Leroy Butler and Lowery Manley Croom Jr.., located at 166 10th Street located in the city of Apalachicola, Florida.
During the execution of the Search Warrant, approximately 5.2 grams of suspected Marijuana, 2.9 grams of
suspected Crack Cocaine, and paraphernalia were seized.
Subject Larry Leroy Butler was charged with
two counts of sale of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a church, and subject Lowery Manley Croom Jr. was charged with one count of sale of a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a
church, possession of cocaine, marijuana, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, marijuana within 1000 feet of a church.
More charges are pending further investigation.