Arrest made for maintaining a drug dwelling

Community Affairs Officer Barbara Stevens reported to Historic City News that the St. Augustine Police Department served a search warrant at the residence of 209 Flagler Boulevard where officers confiscated cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and methadone.

Early this morning, after receiving complaints from nearby neighbors about illegal drug activity, police officers went to the residence where they located two occupants; 36 year-old Sarah Burchett and 48 year-old Alicia Decampos.

Decampos was questioned and released, while Burchett was taken into custody and charged with maintaining a drug dwelling, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.

Anyone with any information concerning this crime or who may know the identity of others involved is asked to contact detectives with the St. Augustine Police Department at (904) 209-3482. You can remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling CrimeStoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-(888) 277-TIPS.

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