Over $120,000 in cash recovered in Pensacola drug bust

blackwell A man was arrested in Pensacola Thursday morning after an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team and Narcotics Unit located cocaine, marijuana, two weapons and approximately $123,713 in cash.

Antonio Blackwell, 39,  was located in a residence on Marlane Drive after officers served a search warrant. According to the news release, cocaine was on Blackwell’s arms and legs. Cocaine was also found on the floor around the toilet and on the toilet seat. During the search of the kitchen, ziploc bags containing marijuana and cocaine were located, along with a razor blade with cocaine residue and a digital scale with cocaine residue. There was also cocaine located in the air conditioner filter vent in the home’s hallway.

Blackwell has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, trafficking cocaine (over 28 grams), destruction of evidence and possession of a weapon.

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