Deontaye A Famous, 29 of Racine has been charged with nine counts of misdemeanor bail jumping, Possess w/Intent-Cocaine (>5-15g), and Resisting or Obstructing an Officer. He was given a $5,000 cash bond after making his initial appearance in Racine Circuit Court, Monday afternoon. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 17, 2016
According to the criminal complaint, on March 4, 2016, Racine Police conducted a traffic stop in the 4200 block of Spring Street. The vehicle had been seen leaving a known drug house. The driver was identified as the defendant and was asked to step out of the vehicle and consent to a search. Officers upon searching the defendant located 2 grape size hard objects, consistent with crack cocaine in 8 ball form in the defendants groin area. The defendant began resisting but was taken into custody and officers recovered the crack cocaine from the defendants underwear.
During their search police located a third baggie containing suspected crack cocaine. The weight of all three baggies (one baggie contained 5 smaller baggies) was 8.9 grams and tested positive for cocaine. Police recovered, $1,127 in US currency and a cell phone containing numerous messages related to the distribution of illegal narcotics