Crime

Bradenton woman charged after 'finding' ball of cocaine

BRADENTON — A Bradenton woman has been charged with possession of cocaine, according to the Bradenton Police Department.

Lindsay Young, 26, was arrested at 12:23 p.m. Monday at her home, according to the report.

Checking out a report of a shooting, officers found Young at the home and she consented to a search, according to the report.

A tinfoil ball containing a plastic baggie with a white, powder substance in it was found in the armrest of the living room sofa, police reported. The powder tested positive for cocaine.

Young told officers she placed the cocaine in the armrest after discovering it in her yard, according to the report. Young said she was going to give it to someone she knew who used cocaine, according to the report.

Young was released the same day from Manatee County jail on $1,500 bond.

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