ORMOND BEACH -- Undercover narcotics agents arrested two brothers and a woman Tuesday afternoon at a home near Ormond Beach after a search warrant revealed four pounds of marijuana in the kitchen, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said, adding the drugs had been delivered by an unknown person earlier that day.
Agents with the Volusia Bureau of Investigations and the Sheriff's SWAT team entered 7 Charleston Square at about 2 p.m. That's were the marijuana was discovered and seized, leading first to the arrest of Alex Strembel, 24, whom agents described in their report as the person who accepted the marijuana delivery and discussed with the unknown man the pricing and quality of the narcotics, Sheriff's spokesman Brandon Haught confirmed.
His younger brother, 20-year-old Dylan Strembel, and Melanie Belisle, 21, were charged with possession of marijuana over 20 grams and booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach on $1,500 bond each. Alex Strembel was charged with the same thing in addition to possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, maintaining a structure for narcotics sales, unlawful use of a two-way communication device and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Branch Jail on binds totaling $40,500.