Bail set at $25k for Bryant drug suspect

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — A Bryant University student faced a judge Monday after police found a variety of drugs in his dorm room.

According to police, Zachary Holt was found to be in possession of marijuana, cocaine, LSD, hash oil, a digital scale, packaging materials and more than $2,500 in cash.

Holt, 22, of Newton, Mass., was arraigned on a charge of possession with intent to deliver. His bail was set at $25,000 with surety and he was ordered to undergo a substance abuse assessment.

Photo: Smithfield Police
Photo: Smithfield Police

The judge said it was “very sad” to have a Bryant student in front of her and for his parents to “have to see their son in handcuffs.”

Holt signed a waiver of extradition since he will be kicked out of school and have to go back to Massachusetts.

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