4 arrested in raid on suspected prostitution, drug house in Bradenton

Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on March 14, 2014 

BRADENTON -- Four people were arrested after police raided a Bradenton home to search for drugs, according to Bradenton police.

About 6 p.m. Thursday, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 2000 block of 11th Street West, after receiving numerous complaints about prostitution and drug-dealing at the house, according to a report.

Those arrested during the raid were:

-- Samantha Jo Gardner, 22, a "known and documented prostitute," who was charged with possession of marijuana. She was released from the Manatee County jail after posting a $500 bond.

-- Danielle F. Gardner, 26, "known and documented prostitute," who was charged with possession of marijuana; possession of a controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of the personal identification information of another person. She is in the Manatee County jail on bonds totaling $3,000.

-- Jolan D. Timmons, 21, who was charged with obstruction during the execution of a search warrant. He is in the Manatee County jail on $500 bond.

-- Henry A. Barton, 32, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstruction during the execution of a search warrant. He is in the Manatee County jail on bonds totaling $1,000.

No injuries were reported during the raid or arrests, police said.

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