Marijuana, cocaine seized in College Place drug raid


COLLEGE PLACE -- One man was arrested and drugs seized following a police raid Monday evening.

College Place Police Chief Dennis Lepiane said officers served a search warrant at about 6 p.m. at an apartment in the 800 block of South College Avenue. The lone resident, Edwin S. Francisco, 26, was arrested for investigation of delivery and possession of marijuana and cocaine.

During the search, officers seized about 21/2 pounds of marijuana in the apartment and concealed nearby. Several hundred dollars and a small amount of cocaine were also seized.

The search was the result of a five-month investigation into drug trafficking in that area, Lepiane said.


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