BRADENTON -- Two people were arrested Tuesday after drugs and multiple firearms were found at a house, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
Patrice Carey, 36, and Clyde Boykins IV, 22, who are both convicted felons, were arrested after the Bradenton Police Narcotics Unit obtained a search warrant for a home in the 1200 block of 17th Street West in response to numerous citizen tips and complaints. The search warrant was executed with assistance of the SWAT team and the Gang unit, police said.
According to a release, both Boykins IV and Carey were found in the residence. Police also found the following: an AR 15 assault rifle with a loaded magazine, a Ruger 9mm handgun with a loaded magazine, a Keltec 380 handgun with a loaded magazine, a small bag of heroin (approximately one gram), 22.3 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.
After their arrests, police said Boykins IV and Carey admitted to possession of the firearms. Carey said she had purchased the firearms with proceeds from selling heroin.
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According to a release, Carey was charged with possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, possession with intent to sell heroin, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Boykins IV was charged with possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana.
Booking information for both Carey and Boykins IV was not immediately available on the Manatee County Sheriff's Office website.