Bradenton police arrest 2 after raid nets more than 2 pounds of marijuana

July 24, 2013 

BRADENTON -- Two people were arrested after Bradenton police found more than two pounds of marijuana in their house, according to the Bradenton Police Department.

About 6 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the narcotics and casual clothes unit raided a house in the 1800 block of 22nd Avenue West to execute a search warrant. The warrant was obtained after neighbors complained of suspected drug sales at the home, police said.

During the search, officers found 2.7 pounds of marijuana, a scale and other drug paraphernalia, according to a report.

A woman who was in the home, Christina Perry, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana over 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The second suspect, Philippe Eustache, was arrested later McKechnie Field, where he was working for a janitorial service. He was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Officers said both suspects admitted that the drugs and paraphernalia were theirs.

Perry and Eustache were released from the Manatee County jail after postings bonds totaling $2,000 each.

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