(PORT CHARLOTTE) Charlotte County Sheriff’s Street Crimes Unit deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man Thursday at his home that was wanted for Trafficking in Percocet, a schedule IV narcotic. Arrested was Jason Michael Marrone, 32, 3133 Crestwood Drive. This is his 16th booking into the Charlotte County Jail; he is also a convicted felon.

Undercover Narcotics detectives purchased Percocet from Marrone in his home on Sep. 19. On Thursday at 10 a.m. SCU deputies arrested Marrone’s and transported him to the Charlotte County Jail. He was asked at the jail if he had any drugs or contraband on his person and he advised he did not. Upon entry into the jail, a search located Alprazolam, a schedule IV narcotic, in his left pants pocket.

Maroone was charged with Trafficking in Percocet, Possession of Percocet, Possession of Alprazolam, and Introduction of Contraband into the County Jail. He remains in jail on $32,500 bond. Anyone with knowledge of illegal drug activity is asked to please call the CCSO Narcotics Unit at 941-575-2157, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).