Crime

2 arrested in Manatee on prescription pill charges

MANATEE -- Two people were arrested late Sunday on charges related to the illegal use of prescription pills, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Christopher Paul Bragg, 23, of Bradenton faces charges of trafficking in illegal drugs (methadone) and possession of a controlled substance (Xanax). Kaitlyn Emery, 18, of Parrish, faces a charge of possession of a controlled substance (Xanax).

Bragg was being held at the Manatee County jail on bonds totaling $2,000, and Emery was being held on $1,000 bond.

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