Arrest Made in Connection to Cocaine,Stolen Car
Ocala Police Officer Bernard Smith searched the Golden Spur Motel on Pine Avenue after getting an anonymous tip about drug sales there.
Police say 38-year-old Abey Balekier has powdered and crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia in his room. Officer Smith said there was about a half a kilo of cocaine in the car that Balekier said was his own. Police later found out that the car was stolen.
Balekier faces grand theft auto and cocaine trafficking charges.
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