SARASOTA, Fla. -- March 21, 2016 -- 1:30 p.m.
On Friday, March 18, 2016, the Sarasota Police Department Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Street Crimes Unit and Patrol Division, executed a search warrant at 1951 24th Street Apartment B in the City of Sarasota. The search warrant was obtained as a result of an investigation into illegal drug sales from the residence.
Upon execution of the search warrant, two individuals were arrested and charged with drug related crimes. Detectives seized a trafficking amount of cocaine (34.2 grams), a trafficking amount of heroin (19.5 grams), marijuana (36.4 grams), MDMA (ecstasy) (6.7 grams), five loaded handguns and $2,379 in U.S. currency.
The investigation is ongoing with more arrests and charges expected.