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S.E.R.T. Executes Narcotics Search Warrant on SW Lee Ave.

Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Thursday, April 21, 2016, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office S.E.R.T. team executed a narcotics search warrant along with felony arrest warrants at the home of Ernest Bernard Kitchen located at 340 SW Lee Avenue in Madison. The search warrant and arrest warrants were obtained as a result of a covert illegal drug distribution investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force. Investigators recovered additional crack cocaine, prescription pills, digital scales, packaging material and other drug paraphernalia items used to facilitate drug sales. 

Ernest Kitchen’s previous arrest/charge history dating back to 1982 includes Burglary, Larceny, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Marijuana Possession, Probation Violation, Making False Report, Probation Violation, Probation Violation, Cocaine Possession, Cocaine with Intent to Distribute, Marijuana Possession, Cocaine Possession, Marijuana Possession, Cocaine Possession, Failure to Appear / Cocaine Possession, Sell Counterfeit Crack Cocaine, Counterfeit Crack Cocaine Possession, Cocaine Delivery, Cocaine Possession, Cocaine Possession, Sell Crack Cocaine, Sell Crack Cocaine, Flight / Escape, Crack Cocaine Possession, Crack Cocaine Possession, Cocaine Possession, Marijuana Possession, Crack Cocaine Possession, Probation Violation / Marijuana, Failure to Appear / Battery, Probation Violation / Controlled Substances, DUI, Making False Report, Drug Possession, Probation Violation / DUI, Fleeing /Eluding Law Enforcement, Resisting without Violence, Marijuana Possession, Cocaine Possession with Intent to Sell, Cocaine Sell, Drug Possession, Probation Violation, and Probation Violation.    



Ernest Bernard Kitchen
340 SW Lee Avenue
Madison, FL 32340

1.    Warrant – Possession of Crack Cocaine with Intent to Sell (1000 feet of a Church) 2 counts
2.    Warrant – Sale of Crack Cocaine (1000 feet of a Church) 2 counts
3.    Possession of Crack Cocaine with Intent to Sell (1000 feet of a Church)
4.    Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription 
5.    Possession of certain Drugs without a Prescription
6.    Possession of Marijuana less 20 grams
7.    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Equipment



Ellade Edwards
412 SW Lee Avenue 
Madison, FL 32340
1.    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Equipment 


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