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Police seize drugs, guns in raid on house

Sarastoa police seized drugs, guns and cash during a raid on a suspected drug house.
Sarastoa police seized drugs, guns and cash during a raid on a suspected drug house. Sarasota Police Department

Officers found drugs, guns and $2,500 during a raid of a suspected drug house in Sarasota, according to police.

Responding to reports that drugs were being sold out of a house in the 1900 block of 28th Street, officers executing a search warrant found 221.9 grams of marijuana, 26 pills of hydromorphone, two guns, numerous high-capacity magazines for the guns and $2,500 in cash, according to a news release.

Officers also arrested Elijiata Williams, who lives in the residence.

Williams, 30, faces numerous drug and weapons charges, as well as charges for violation probation for previous drug-related convictions, according to police.

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