Owner of juice bar in hot wa­ter

Pawtucket Times - - FRONT PAGE - By JONATHAN BIS­SON­NETTE jbis­son­[email protected]­tuck­et­times.com

PAWTUCKET – The owner of a smoothie and juice bar on Ann Mary Street is fac­ing drug charges after po­lice on Wed­nes­day seized $15,000 worth of co­caine from the cafe, Pawtucket Po­lice said.

The Pawtucket Po­lice Depart­ment’s Nar­cotics Unit served a court-or­dered search war­rant on Wed­nes­day at Re­vive Smoothie and Cafe at 55 Ann Mary St. in Pawtucket. The war­rant was is­sued after an in­ves­ti­ga­tion, po­lice said.

The Nar­cotics Unit seized ap­prox­i­mately 250 grams of co­caine, pack­ag­ing ma­te­ri­als, and ap­prox­i­mately $1,500 in cash, po­lice said. As a re­sult of the in­ves­ti­ga­tion, the owner – iden­ti­fied by po­lice as JT West, 40, of 1 Day­ton Court in Prov­i­dence – was ar­rested and charged with pos­ses­sion of co­caine with in­tent to de­liver; man­u­fac­tur­ing, pos­sess­ing, de­liv­er­ing co­caine; main­tain­ing a com­mon nui­sance; and sec­ond of­fense, po­lice said.

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