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Seven arrested in Wakulla County drug bust

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Published: Feb. 15, 2019 at 3:54 PM EST
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By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News

February 15, 2019

WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office has arrested seven people as part of a drug bust after receiving multiple citizen complaints alleging the presence of drug activity on Summer Lane.

WCSO says early Friday morning, detectives from the department's Criminal Investigations Division executed a search warrant at a residence that resulted in the seizure of multiple packages of suspected methamphetamine (including one package with a street value of around $1,000), multiple packages containing suspected marijuana, a digital scale, a syringe and "smoking devices."

Officials say eight people were occupying the residence at the time of the search, leading to the arrest of seven.

Carl Cocroft was arrested and charged with maintaining a public nuisance place where controlled substances are illegally kept, sold or used.

Andrew McMillan was arrested and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with the intent to sell methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ashley Albert was arrested on two active warrants; one from Wakulla County for shoplifting and one from Leon County for failure to appear on a possession of meth charge.

Billy Jones was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brandon Taylor was arrested and charged with maintaining a public nuisance place where controlled substances are illegally kept, sold or used.

Marianne Bradford was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wayne Finch was arrested and charged with maintaining a public nuisance place where controlled substances are illegally kept, sold or used and for possession of drug paraphernalia.

WCSO says despite there being probable cause for the arrest of Chelsea Hiser, the eighth person found at the residence, she was not taken into custody because of a serious injury sustained recently during a crash.

Officials say, however, they intend to obtain an arrest warrant for Hiser at a future date.