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Drug Arrest


Press Release


March 4, 2016

 Jelani McCowan

Jelani Mc Cowan


At approximately 12:30 am on March 4, 2016, Agents of the South Central Drug Task force, Deputies of the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office and Officers of the Hope Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant on a room at the Relax Inn of Hope on North Hazel Street.

 During the execution of the warrant officers located methamphetamine, Marijuana, $1,796.00 in U.S. Currency and Drug Paraphernalia.   

 Officers arrested Jelani Mc Cowan age 38 of Hope and charged him with Possession with Purpose to Deliver Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mc Cowan also had a Failure to Comply warrant from Hempstead County and A Failure to appear from the City of Hope

 Mc Cowan was transported to the Hempstead County Detention Center where he is awaiting a first court appearance.