Man arrested on drug charges
A 35-year-old Summerland Key man was arrested Tuesday after cocaine and cash were found during a search of his residence.
Anthony Velez-Llanes was charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. He also had arrest warrants for cocaine sales and the use of a two way communication device to facilitate a felony.
The Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division, the Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, Key West Police Department and the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations searched the residence on the 24000 block of Palm Lane Tuesday morning.
Velez-Llanes was detained there. Detectives seized 16.2 grams of powder cocaine packaged in individual bags for street-level sales, a digital scale, several plastic baggies, $622 worth of suspected drug proceeds and a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu.
Velez-Llanes was taken to jail.