Man found with five hundred grams of suspected cocaine


Springfield – A man is charged in federal court after a search allegedly leads to the largest possession of crack cocaine in Jacksonville.


 Police arrested 36 year old, Michael Smith, of Jacksonville. Police searched his home in the 200 block of Howe Street. They found a bag with over five hundred grams of suspected crack cocaine, and 80 grams of suspected heroin.


Smith appeared before the U.S. Magistrate on Thursday. Smith was order to be detained in the custody of U.S. Marshals, and is awaiting a preliminary hearing on Friday. Smith could face a minimum of 10 years to life in prison.

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