Ramrod Key couple arrested on drug charges


A Ramrod Key man and woman were arrested Saturday following a search of their residence that netted nearly $20,000 in cash and large amount of cocaine and marijuana.


John Christian Perez Damian, 36, and Maylee Marrero Diaz, 30, were both charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia used to transport drugs and renting a structure in order to traffic drugs.


Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit Detectives conducted a search warrant at the residence at approximately 12 p.m. on the 27000 block of Guadaloupe Lane.


The following was found:


  • $19,270 in cash from suspected drug sales
  • 1.7 ounces of cocaine
  • 7.3 pounds of marijuana
  • 4.1 ounces of edible marijuana products


Both Damian and Diaz were taken to jail.