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The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a 24-year-old Sarasota man on several warrants for drug and weapons charges.
Detectives arrested Bryant Hayes on four warrants yesterday following an undercover investigation during which he sold a three-round burst AK-47 rifle, ammunition and significant quantities of cannabis. Hayes had also asked for assistance altering the serial number on a stolen Colt AR-15 assault rifle.
Detectives then executed a search warrant at his home at 4801 Post Pointe Drive, and recovered several weapons, cannabis, hashish, Butane Hash Oil, liquid Codeine and more than $12,000 in cash.
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Hayes is charged with Grand Theft of a Firearm, Principal to Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, two counts for the Sale of Cannabis, and one count each of Possession of Hashish with the Intent to Sell, Possession of Butane Hash Oil, Possession of Cannabis with the Intent to Sell and Possession of Hyrdocodone.