Two Portage residents were arrested Friday after $3,000 in U.S. currency, narcotics, a “large quantity” of marijuana, documentation and drug paraphernalia were seized from 139 E. Howard St. in Portage.
Jimmy “nmi” Chandler, 38, and Molly A. Patchin, 35, were arrested after law enforcement officials executed a search warrant at the address on Friday, according to a news release from Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards.
The release said Patchin was arrested at the address and Chandler was arrested elsewhere in the city.
The release said the arrests followed a joint investigation by the Portage Police Department and the sheriff’s office.
The release said both were charged with felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana of more than 200 but less than 1,000 grams, felony maintaining a drug trafficking place, misdemeanor possession of a scheduled controlled substance, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Chandler also was arrested for violation of probation.
The release said additional charges and arrests were anticipated in the investigation.