Undercover Street Reverse Operation results in 10 arrests

SARASOTA, Fla. – June 3, 2014 – 4 p.m.

On Friday, May 30, 2014, the Sarasota Police Department Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Street Crimes Unit, Criminal Investigations Unit and Patrol Unit, conducted an Undercover Street Reverse Operation in Fredd Atkins Park, 2581 N. Washington Court, Sarasota.

This operation consisted of police officers working in an undercover capacity to pose as drug dealers and sell to those individuals looking to purchase illegal narcotics in the park.  Subjects were then immediately arrested.

As a result of the operation, one subject was arrested as officers observed him selling marijuana in the area of the park.  Nine other subjects were arrested as a result of purchasing narcotics from undercover officers. 

“This is an ongoing effort by the Sarasota Police Department to target both the sellers and the buyers of illegal narcotics within the City of Sarasota to create a safer atmosphere for our citizens.  This operation is in response to complaints from city residents,” said Lt. Pat Ledwith, Criminal Investigations Division, Sarasota Police Department.

 

     Charles C. Claridy   Charges: Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Sell/Deliver Within 1000 Feet of a Park & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia   

 

Charles C. Claridy
Charges: Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Sell/Deliver Within 1000 Feet of a Park & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

  Timmothy S. Densmore  Charge: Purchase of Marijuana   

Timmothy S. Densmore
Charge: Purchase of Marijuana

 

  Charles Johnson   Charges: Purchase of Marijuana & FTA (Possession of Marijuana less than 20 Grams)

Charles Johnson
Charges: Purchase of Marijuana & FTA (Possession of Marijuana less than 20 Grams)

  Danny Limongelli   Charge: Purchase of Marijuana

Danny Limongelli
Charge: Purchase of Marijuana

  Harry Moore   Charge: Purchase of Cocaine

Harry Moore
Charge: Purchase of Cocaine

  Edward P. Doherty   Charge: Purchase of Marijuana   

Edward P. Doherty
Charge: Purchase of Marijuana

 

  Kimberly A. Collins   Charges: Purchase of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia & FTA (Felony Prostitution)  

Kimberly A. Collins
Charges: Purchase of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia & FTA (Felony Prostitution)
 

  Earnest Newsome  Charge: Purchase of Cocaine Possession of Drug Paraphernalia      

Earnest Newsome
Charge: Purchase of Cocaine Possession of Drug Paraphernalia  
 

  Kevin J. Kelly   Charge: Purchase of Marijuana

Kevin J. Kelly
Charge: Purchase of Marijuana

  Eric A. Green   Charge: Purchase of Marijuana   

Eric A. Green
Charge: Purchase of Marijuana