Clewiston police: Couple found with large amount of drugs in vacant home

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
A large quantity of marijuana and cocaine said to be in the possession of Brandy Hoopes and Justin Moore in a vacant home in Clewiston on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Credit: Clewiston Police Department

Clewiston police arrested a couple said to be found in a vacant home with drugs in their possession on Wednesday night.

According to the Clewiston Police Department, Justin Moore and Brandy Hoopes were arrested after breaking into a vacant home on Ventura Street. Moore already had a Hendry County warrant for charges not specified by CPD. Hoopes possessed a large quantity of marijuana and cocaine.

Moore faces charges of burglary and criminal mischief. Hoopes faces charges of burglary, criminal mischief, possession of cocaine with intent to sell and possession of marijuana with intent to sell.

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