Owner of juice bar in hot water
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.