Man arrested, charged with possession

MILFORD – Police said a Milford man had more than 4 pounds of marijuana and a small growing operation at his home earlier this month. George M. O’Connell Jr., 29, of 26 Melendy Road, Lot 53, was arrested May 5 for the sale of a controlled drug, possession of a controlled drug with the intent to distribute and manufacturing a controlled drug.

He was arraigned the next day, and bail was set at $50,000 cash only. Milford police officers working in conjunction with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant and arrest warrant at 26 Melendy Road as part of the drug investigation. Police said they also found evidence of the manufacturing of butane hash oil and roughly $5,000 in cash.

Cabinet staff