SARASOTA, Fla. – A Sarasota man, wanted for Armed Robbery, was arrested on multiples drug charges.
On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, just before 8 p.m., Sarasota Police responded to the 2800 block of North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, when they spotted Connor T. Smith, 27.
Smith was wanted on an active warrant for a violation of probation for Robbery with a Deadly Weapon and two counts of Aggravated Battery from Manatee County.
A search of Smith’s backpack found 115.8 grams of marijuana, two bags of fentanyl powder, one zip lock bag with hard-pressed fentanyl pills, and various drug paraphernalia including an electronic scale, small plastic bags, and cash. The marijuana and fentanyl were both positive field-tested.
Smith was arrested without incident and transported to the Sarasota County Jail.
He is facing charges of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell (felony), Possession of a Controlled Substance (felony), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (misdemeanor).
Smith is currently being held in the Sarasota County Jail on a $3,500 bond.