BRADENTON -- Bradenton police seized a large amount of drugs, ammunition and other contraband when they raided a home in the city Wednesday. Four people were arrested, and one of the suspect's 8-month-old daughter was taken into protective custody.
Responding to numerous tips and complaints from residents, officers with the department's narcotics, SWAT and gang units raided a home in the 2200 block of 15th Avenue East on Wednesday morning.
Inside, according to a report, they found 15.8 grams of crack cocaine; 3.1 grams of powder cocaine; 1.5 grams of heroin' 17.3 grams of marijuiana; drug paraphernalia; counterfeit money; 25 rounds of .45-caliber ammunition; and 32 rounds of .22-caliber ammunities.
The four suspects -- Edrick McCary, 23; Jalexus Jenkins, 19; Marquelle Dixon, 19; and Marquelle Williams, 25 -- faces identical charges of possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the report.
"All four occupants denied knowledge of any of the illegal items found in the home," the report states.
McCary and Jenkins also face charges of being convicted felons in possession of ammunition, according to police.
Child protective services took custody of Jenkins' 8-month-old daugher, who was eventually was placed in the custody of her grandmother.