Woman accused of selling meth in Venice

Woman accused of selling meth in Venice
Marlena Anthony (Source: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)

VENICE (WWSB) - Police in Venice took a woman into custody Thursday afternoon on charges of selling drugs.

Police say their officers spotted 24-year-old Marlena Anthony engaging in suspected drug activity on the North U.S. 41 Bypass. They discovered she had 80 grams of methamphetamine, 1.3 grams of heroin and items used to sell drugs in her vehicle.

Anthony was arrested and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of heroin with intent to sell, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was previously arrested in November in North Port on drug charges.

Anthony is currently being held in the Sarasota County Jail without bond.

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