Search Warrant Results in 2 Arrests & Seizure of 5 loaded handguns, heroin, cocaine & $2,379

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.
 

Lamont W. Brookins                                 Date of birth:  1/5/1989(Age 27)                                 1875 24th Street, Sarasota, FL                                 Charge:  Possession of Cocaine

Lamont W. Brookins
                                Date of birth:  1/5/1989(Age 27)
                                1875 24th
Street, Sarasota, FL
                                Charge: 
Possession of Cocaine

Curtis E. Butler                                 Date of birth: 12/30/1987(Age 28)                                 604 60th Avenue Drive West Bradenton, FL                                 Charge:  Possession of Marijuana less than 20 Grams

Curtis E. Butler
                                Date of birth: 12/30/1987(Age 28)
                                604 60th Avenue Drive West Bradenton, FL

                                Charge:  Possession of Marijuana less than 20 Grams