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Manatee raid nets drugs, weapons

MANATEE — A raid by Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies led to the seizure of 45 pounds of marijuana and two weapons from a Bradenton home, according to a sheriff’s report.

Deputies raided the home of Terrance Johnson, 34, in the 1000 block of 68th Avenue Drive East, just after noon Thursday. Deputies seized the marijuana from a bedroom and also found a handgun and rifle in the home, the sheriff’s reports said.

Johnson is being held in jail without bond on charges of armed trafficking and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Records show he has three prior felony convictions in Manatee County, the sheriff’s report said.