Cops seize $18k in drugs, man to be charged

A man is expected to be formally charged in magistrate’s court this week after he was arrested in a drug bust Saturday afternoon.

Police said shortly after 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers conducted a search of a home on Mosquito Drive off Fox Dale Road, and recovered two five-gallon buckets, which contained 25 packages of suspected marijuana.

Some 18 pounds of marijuana was recovered with an estimated street value of $18,000.