Numerous types of drugs, cash and guns seized from Sarasota home

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Posted: Monday, August 11, 2014 11:41 am

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Neighbor complaints about drug sales at a Sarasota home have led to the arrest of four people and the seizure of a selection of narcotics.

According to the Sarasota Police Department, on Friday detectives raided a house in the 1000 block of Colleton Avenue, behind the Walmart Neighborhood Market store on North Tamiami Trail.

Investigators located and seized the following items from the home:

  • 264.6 grams of powder cocaine
  • 41 grams of rock cocaine
  • 25.9 grams of heroin
  • 9.2 grams of marijuana
  • 25.4 grams of oxycodone
  • 32.7 grams of hydromorphone (Dilaudid)
  • $6,832 US currency
  • 2 loaded semi-automatic handguns

Detectives arrested four people; three of whom resided in the home -- 32-year-old Robert Gambles, Jr., 28-year-old Tavaris Edwards, 21-year-old Wayne Goff, Jr., and 35-year-old Johnnie Lang.

Charges include Trafficking in Cocaine, Trafficking in Heroin, and Trafficking in Controlled Substances.

Police say the residence was selling as well as manufacturing a large quantity of narcotics and had a steady stream of customers day and night.

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