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Tip leads to arrest, drug charges

(ran PC edition)

Acting on a tip from the Holly Hill Police Department, Zephyrhills police on Tuesday arrested a local man on drug charges.

Robert Junior Searight, 37, of Merrick Road was stopped about 11:35 a.m. near State Road 54 and Fifth Street.

Police searched the sport utility vehicle he was driving and seized about 1.5 ounces of marijuana, about a third of an ounce of cocaine and prescription drugs.

Searight was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of cocaine, possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended license.

Searight had not been booked into the Pasco County jail by late afternoon Tuesday.