Bradenton police seize synthetic marijuana in raid

March 13, 2014 

BRADENTON -- Bradenton police Wednesday found more than 87 grams of synthetic marijuana, or "spice," during a raid at a home in the 300 block of 31st Street West, according to a report.

The residence belongs to Ashley Mookiah and Alvin Ducre, who were arrested earlier this week on drug and other charges.

During their continued investigation, detectives learned that "spice" was being stored and repackaged for individual sale at the 31st Street West location.

"A search of the residence netted 87.2 grams of synthetic cannabinoids, or 'spice,' along with semi-automatic handgun ammunition, and multiple items of drug paraphernalia," police said.

Additional charges are forthcoming.

Ducre is in the Manatee County jail on charges of drug distribution, possession someone else's identity and driving with a suspended license. He is being held on bonds totaling $2,010.

Mookiah faces drug possession and distribution charges. She is being held at the jail on bonds totaling $8,000.

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