Holmes Beach police arrest Brandon man for drugs

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Ryan C. Wallace, 36

Cocaine, marijuana and paraphernalia.

Holmes Beach Police Officer Alan Bores found the contraband after stopping Ryan C. Wallace, 36, of Brandon, at 11:15 p.m. May 8 for driving on a suspended license in the 2500 block of Gulf Drive.

Bores observed open beer cans and asked Wallace if he had anything else illegal in the vehicle.

Wallace responded “no” and consented to a police search of his vehicle, according to the officer’s report.

In the search, Bores reported finding a burnt marijuana cigarette, weighing 0.7 grams, a clear bag containing 0.2 grams of cocaine and a marijuana pipe.

Wallace was transported to the Manatee County jail. He posted a $2,500 bond and was released.

Wallace’s arraignment is set for 9 a.m. Friday, June 9, at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

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