MANATEE -- Large amounts of powder cocaine, rock cocaine, heroin, marijuana and oxycodone, as well as two loaded semi-automatic handguns and $6,832 in cash, were discovered when the Sarasota Police Department executed a search warrant on a Sarasota residence.
Friday's raid, at 1083 Colleton Drive, led to the arrest of four people on possession or trafficking charges or both, according to a Sarasota Police Department report.
The Sarasota Police Department's Narcotics Unit, SWAT team, Street Crimes Unit and Patrol Division responded after complaints from neighbors of an around-the-clock drug business at the address, the report states,
Subjects were selling as well as manufacturing a large quantity of drugs, according to the report.
Robert J. Gambles Jr., 32, Tavaris C. Edwards, 28, and Wayne L. Goff Jr., 21, all of 1083 Colleton Drive, were arrested, the report states.
Also arrested was Johnnie L. Lang, 35, of 1216 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
Detectives seized 264.6 grams of powder cocaine, 41 grams of rock cocaine, 25.9 grams of heroin, 9.2 grams of marijuana, 25.4 grams of oxycodone and 32.7 grams of hydromorphone, also known as Dilaudid, according to the report.
"We hope these arrests have a major impact on the quality of life for this neighborhood and the people who live there," said Lt. Pat Ledwith , Commander, Criminal Investigation Division, Sarasota Police Department.