Search warrant ends with arrest of two people and seizure of cocaine and marijuana

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SARASOTA, Fla. September 4, 2013 – 3 p.m.

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, the Sarasota Police Department Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Street Crimes Unit, executed a search warrant at 1925 Central Avenue, Sarasota as a result of neighborhood complaints of cocaine sales at the residence prompting a narcotics investigation.

Upon execution of the warrant, the residence was occupied by seven individuals including three small children.

As a result of the warrant, one male and one female were arrested on narcotics related charges.  Detectives seized 23 grams of powder cocaine, 2 grams of marijuana and $715.

Arrested:
Herman N. Taylor, 32 years old
DOB - 01/16/1982
1925 Central Avenue

Charges:
Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Sell Within 1000 Feet of a Church
Possession of Marijuana less than 20 Grams
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Arrested:
Letrece S. Jones, 30 years old
DOB - 12/27/1983
1925 Central Avenue

Charges:
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Marijuana less than 20 Grams
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia