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Six more caught in second sweep

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By SCOTT TUMMOND, LCSO Media Relations

On Saturday evening, Aug. 5, and into Sunday, the Levy County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit and Uniformed Patrol Division continued high intensity narcotic interdiction in the Cedar Key/Rosewood area. K-9 Supervisor Sgt. Kevin Kinik with his partner, Zombie, and Deputy Gary Garboski with his partner, Molly, along with multiple patrol deputies made six additional arrests Saturday and Sunday in the sheriff office’s continued drug interdiction efforts.

Shaune Cherry (10/08/81), of Cedar Key, was arrested for possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sgt. Kinik conducted a traffic stop at the Dollar General in Rosewood and found Cherry to be in possession of three grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $15,000.

Robert Cherry (01/09/99), of North Carolina, was arrested for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Sgt. Kinik conducted a traffic stop in front of Robinson’s Seafood.

Deputy Garboski, with his K-9 partner, Molly, discovered marijuana in the vehicle. His bond was set at $1,000. 

Charles Haven (5/6/92), of Cedar Key, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. Sgt. Kinik conducted a traffic stop on SW 69th Street in Rosewood.

Deputy Garboski and his canine partner, Molly, discovered approximately .5 grams of methamphetamine (ICE) and a pipe. His bond was set at $12,500.

Cassandra Brettel (1/3/95), of Bronson, was issued a notice to appear for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputy Garboski and Molly discovered the drugs during a traffic stop in the city of Cedar Key.

Matthew Tysinger (9/24/92) was arrested for possession of marijuana less than 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputy F. Almeida of the Uniformed Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Cedar Key General Store in Rosewood. Tysinger was found to be in possession of approximately six grams of marijuana and numerous items of drug paraphernalia. Tysinger was released on his own recognizance at first appearance.

Zachary Hall (6/5/83), of Dunnellon, was arrested for possession of cocaine and carrying a concealed weapon.

Deputy Garboski saw a suspicious vehicle parked on NE 205th Ave near SR 121. He made contact with the vehicle’s occupants and during a search discovered a baggie containing cocaine.

Hall also had a small loaded pistol in his pocket. His bond was set at $11,000.00.

Michael Barcinas (12/27/81), of Williston, who was a passenger in the vehicle with Hall, was also arrested for possession of cocaine. His bond was set at $26,000.