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Cops seize 165 grams of pot, 33 grams of coke from Sarasota home

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) – A 26-year-old man was arrested after a search warrant led police to over 30 grams of cocaine and 165 grams of marijuana.

The Sarasota Police Department Narcotics Unit, SWAT Team, Patrol Division and Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant 1738 23rd Street. They arrested Donnie Brinson, of Bradenton, on July 7, who was on the property at the time.

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Donnie Brinson

Reports of drug sales were reported coming from the home by neighbors. The home is just 400 feet from an Early Learning Center.

Police found: 165 grams of marijuana, 33.7 grams of cocaine, 51 oxycodone pills, 7 morphine pills, gun magazine with ammunition, and a storage/cargo trailer.

Brinson had $437.25 on him, a small digital scale and about 60 grams of marijuana where found in his vehicle. 

He was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to sell within 1000 feet of a school and Possession of Paraphernalia.

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This investigation continues pending results of latent evidence collected from the various items seized. 

Additional charges for other individuals are possible.

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