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Names of 79 suspects released in Manatee Co. drug sting

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MANATEE CO., Fla. (WWSB) – Sheriff's Office detectives conducted an undercover drug sting resulting in the arrest of 79 individuals on 264 charges.

Detectives went undercover to purchase items such as heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, carfentanyl and more from suspected dealers.

As a result, the following individuals have been arrested and charged:  

  • David Demichael, 60, - sale of rock cocaine X4
  • Stephanie Riffe, 33, - sale of rock cocaine, prostitution, possession of rock cocaine
  • Victorino Gomez, 36, - armed trafficking methamphetamine, possession of drug Paraphernalia, possession of cocaine, possession of alprazolam, possession of dilaudid
  • Nicole Debona, 38, - sale of rock cocaine, felony prostitution, resisting without violence, possession of paraphernalia
  • Kathy Deloach, 21, - prostitution, possession of paraphernalia, possession of cocaine
  • Shalamar Petrarca, 29, - possession of rock cocaine, possession of paraphernalia, prostitution, sale of rock cocaine
  • Amburr Lucius, 29, - sale of rock cocaine x4
  • Jimmy Green, 39, - sale of rock cocaine X4
  • Tracy Mitchell, 51, - sale of rock cocaine x2
  • Samantha Epperson, 28, - possession of rock cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Antoine Waiters, 37, - possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana
  • Anthony Barber, 27, - sale of heroin, sale of rock cocaine x5
  • Thomas McBride, 29, - sale of rock cocaine x 3
  • Arthur Jones, 55, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Jeremiah Kelley, 29, - sale of rock cocaine x3, sale of heroin
  • Sam Casimir Jr, 21, - possession of rock cocaine
  • Jean Merime, 29, - trafficking heroin, possession of marijuana <20 grams, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Billy J. Washington, 27, - sale of cocaine, sale of rock cocaine
  • Latisha Taylor, 27, – possession of cocaine
  • Zachary Benoit, 30, - sale of rock cocaine, possession of paraphernalia, principal to sale of rock cocaine
  • Jeffrey Staab, 54, - sale of rock cocaine, driving while license suspended
  • Billy Anderson, 40, - sale of heroin
  • Patricia Baez, 34, -sale of rock cocaine x4
  • Mardy Bryant, 50, - sale of rock cocaine x4, sale of heroin
  • Augustus McGriff, 27, - possession with Intent to sell cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of rock cocaine
  • Noel Wade, 36, - possession of rock cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Treadis Jones, 33, - sale of rock cocaine, sale of heroin Broderick Marshall B/M 8/12/76 Sale of heroin x2, sale of rock cocaine x2
  • Reyes, Elizabeth, 37, – possession with intent to sell rock cocaine, powder cocaine, methamphetamine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, adderall, dillaudid, buprenorphine, suboxone, xanax, trafficking in heroin
  • Jamel Matthews, 26, - armed trafficking heroin, armed trafficking oxycodone, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammo by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana, child neglect x 3
  • Louis E. Rue, 43, - sale of rock cocaine x4, sale of marijuana, sale of heroin x2, sale of methamphetamine
  • Kasielyn Baker, 19, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Hope Easterly, 40, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Albert Martin, 65, - sale of rock cocainex2
  • Kirby Riley, 32, - sale of fentanyl within 1000' ft of a church, possession of fentanyl, resisting w/o violencex2, felony driving while license suspended
  • Francisco Gonzalez, 47 - sale of heroin
  • Derrick Keno JR, 24, - sale of crack cocaine within 1000' of a convenience store, sale of rock cocaine x2
  • Victor Berrones, 31, - sale of marijuana, sale of heroin x2, sale of fentanyl, sale of dilaudid
  • Brandyn Phillips, 19, - sale of heroin
  • Jose Perez, 37, - sale of heroin & felony driving while license suspended
  • Robert Harrell, 28, - sale of rock cocaine x3
  • Ezekiel Garza, 31, - felony driving while license suspended x3, sale of heroin x2, sale of heroin within 1000' of a convenience Store
  • Heriberto Rodriguez, 51, -sale of heroin x3
  • Reyes, Tito, 41, - possession with the intent to sell rock cocaine, powder cocaine, methamphetamine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, adderall, dillaudid, buprenorphine, suboxone, xanax, trafficking in heroin
  • Corey Wagoner, 25, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Mikal Carnagie, 23, - possession of heroin with intent to sell within 1000 feet of a church, Possession of fentanyl with intent to sell within 1000 feet of a church, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, resisting with violence, battery on a law enforcement officer, driving while license suspended
  • Yesinia Crumity, 28, - armed trafficking in heroin, armed trafficking in oxycodone, possession of marijuana, child neglect x 3
  • Shawn Belton, 24,  - sale of rock cocaine
  • Bobby Harper, 22,  - possession of fentanyl, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, fleeing to elude, tampering with evidence, no valid driver’s license
  • Everett Edwards, 48, - sale of heroin
  • Aaron Yarn, 23, - sale of heroin
  • Jamie Hill, 26, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Chauncey Kennon, 58, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Jason Capps, 38, - sale of heroin x2
  • Brandy Keckler, 33, - sale of heroin
  • Faheem Nelson, 23, - sale of heroin x3, possession of controlled a substance x2, possession of paraphernalia x1, possession with intent to sell fentanyl, possession of powder cocaine, possession of rock cocaine
  • Corbett, Kenneth, 63, - sale of rock cocaine x2, sale of heroin x2
  • Martin, Patrick, 48, - sale of rock cocaine x2, sale of heroin
  • Kelly, Frederick, 33, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Melendez, Hector, 46, - sale of fentanyl
  • Poole, Craig, 32, – sale of rock cocaine x4, driving while license suspended
  • Rachel Whitfield, 28, - felony prostitution, possession of rock cocaine, possession of powder cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Breon Chism, 26, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Brandi Elwell, 28, - sale of rock cocaine x3, sale of heroin
  • Fabrian Thomas, 36, - armed trafficking in heroin over 28 grams, possession of firearm by felon, Possession of ammunition by felon, possession of a controlled substance x2
  • Alex Dunbar, 36, – sale of rock cocaine x 2, fleeing to elude, driving while license suspended
  • Tereza Gonzalez, 47, - principal sale of fentanyl, sale of fentanyl
  • Donald Murray, 60, - sale of rock cocaine
  • Thomas Holdernes, 28, - sale of rock cocaine, sale of fraudulent substance x2
  • Branden Sanders, 20, - possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, child abuse, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Jarvaris McCants, 22, - sale of heroin x5, sale of rock cocaine x3, driving while license suspended, aggravated fleeing to elude, leaving the scene of an accident
  • Tredis Jones, 33, - sale of heroin x4, sale of rock cocaine x2
  • Kevin Washington, 25, - sale of carfentanil
  • Tony Collins, 39, - sale of carfentanyl x2, felony driving while license suspended, delivery of paraphernalia
  • Paul Thomas III, 29, - sale of rock cocaine, sale of heroin
  • Deandrick Bacon, 39, - trafficking in heroin, sale of heroin and fentanyl within a 1000 ft of a church
  • Alowishes Dula Scott, 38, - trafficking in cocaine
  • Rashanda Spates, 39, - sale of heroin and fentanyl within a 1000 ft of a church
  • Edwin Gonzalez, 38, - trafficking in heroin X2
  • Michael Taylor, 19, - armed distribution of carfentanil