Suspicious Vehicle Investigation Leads to Arrest of Two Women

SARASOTA, FL  – August 3, 2018   – 8 a.m.

Two women have been arrested and charged after Sarasota Police Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Midwest Parkway, Sarasota, on Sunday morning.  Officers observed both women injecting themselves with needles while two children were in the vehicle.

On July 29, 2018 at approximately 3:30 a.m., Officers responded to Midwest Parkway for a suspicious vehicle.  When Officers arrived, they found a vehicle sitting in a driveway with Lisa Bryan, 53, sitting in the front passenger seat and Krystle Mcleod, 37, sitting in the driver’s seat.   In the backseat were Mcleod’s daughters, both 3 years old.

A search of the vehicle yielded powder cocaine, rock cocaine, marijuana, used needles, burned spoons, burned glass and pipes.  The children were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital to be medically cleared as a precaution.  The Department of Children and Families was also notified.  Both women were arrested and transported to the Sarasota County Jail.

Mcleod has been charged with two counts of Child Neglect without Great Bodily Harm, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana Under 20 grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Residue.  Bryan has been charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Residue and Possession of Drugs without a Prescription.

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