Chiefland Man Arrested On Drug Charges

                                                                                                     MEDIA RELEASE
Date:                April 12, 2010
Time:                12:00 PM
Fanning Springs, Florida-On April 10, 2010 K-9 Deputy Kevin Kinik arrested Mario Antonio Watkins for a Dixie County warrant at 8731 NW 174th Street.  Upon arresting Watkins for the violation of probation warrant for habitual driving without a license and sale of contraband into a county facility, Watkins attempted to pull away and he was taken to the ground and secured in handcuffs. 
Search incident to arrest Deputy Kinik located 13 pieces of rock crack cocaine in a Newport cigarette pack and baggie of 17 individual baggies of powder cocaine weighing a total amount of 14 grams of cocaine.  Watkins was charged with the Dixie County warrant and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and resisting arrest with out violence.
Mario Antonio Watkins
4 NW 13th Ave Chiefland, Fl.
Black Male, 32