Friday, May 7, 2010

Madeira Beach Man Arrested For 8 Pounds Of Pot


Date: May 7, 2010

Time: 2:30 PM

Chiefland, Florida-On May 6, 2010 Deputy Clint Anderson arrested Randy David Applegate for possession of marijuana more than 20 grams. Around 7:30 PM Applegate was traveling in a grey KIA and was clocked on radar at 73 mph in a 65 mph speed zone.

Upon Applegate being stopped for the traffic infraction he advised that he was returning from Texas in a rental vehicle enroute to Madeira Beach. Deputy Anderson's K-9 partner "Robiek" alerted on the driver, passenger door and trunk for the odor of narcotics.

Upon searching the vehicle Applegate had approximately eight (8) pounds of marijuana inside a black suitcase in the trunk. Applegate attempted to mask the marijuana scent by putting lotion and air fresheners around the narcotics. The marijuana has a street value of $ 10,000.


Randy David Applegate

13415 Gulf Lane

Madeira Beach, Florida

White Male, 06/23/76