Search warrant ends with drug bust


Search warrant ends with drug bust


Date: September 5, 2013
by: Alex Mahadevan | Digital Content Producer



Sarasota Police discovered drugs and cash during a search-warrant execution Wednesday, Sept. 4, on the 1900 block of Central Avenue.

Officers arrested 32-year-old Herman Taylor and 30-year-old Letrece Jones after discovering 23 grams of cocaine and two grams of marijuana. There were three small children in the residence during the operation, according to a news release.

Police charged Taylor with possession of cocaine with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a church, possession of marijuana and possession frug paraphernalia. Jones received the latter two charges and possession of cocaine.

The operation came after neighborhood complaints of drug activity.


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