FCSO Uncovers Drugs & Guns At Palm Coast Home; 1 Gun Found In Child’s Room

By on October 2, 2017 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) arrested two men on Monday and seized drugs and three firearms from a Palm Coast home, including a semi-automatic rifle found in a child’s bedroom closet.

FCSO says deputies executed a search warrant early Monday morning at an address on Ryall Ln. The tactical team entered into the two-bedroom house and found ten occupants. Deputies continued the search to find drugs and guns.

In addition to three firearms, The raid of the home uncovered approximately 260 grams of weed, 17 grams of cocaine, 3 MDMA tablets (ecstasy), 14 controlled substance tablets, drug paraphernalia, and ammunition. The two men who were arrested, 35-year-old Shawn Crawford and 27-year-old Dhaighamyoosuf Tariq Khawaja, even tried unsuccessfully to flush the weed down a toilet as deputies entered the house.

Crawford was arrested for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, and possession of a new legend drug. He was held with a bond of $31,000.

(Crawford’s mugshot courtesy FCSO)

Khawaja was arrested for possession of cannabis with intent to distribute, possession of MDMA, destruction of evidence, and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $8,000.

(Khawaja’s mugshot courtesy FCSO)

The raid of the home in Palm Coast comes after FCSO announced a multi-agency raid on violent drug dealers just last week. “Raids will continue until dirtbags understand we will not tolerate drugs and guns in Flagler County,” Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly says. “Take your drugs and guns and get out of Flagler County, because we will find you.”

Photos courtesy FCSO.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2017.

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