PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives executed a search warrant this morning at 8 a.m. at 5056 Chaves Circle in Port Charlotte, and arrested two people. Tabatha Ann Fedrick, 33, was arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Taundia McDuffy, 22, was arrested on a warrant for Violation of Probation.
Based on a Narcotics investigation, detectives received a search warrant and knocked on the door. Answering was Fedrick; detectives also located McDuffy on the rear porch of the home. Inside the home were four juveniles, ages 5, 5, 7, and 15. Detectives searched the home and seized Cocaine and Marijuana. DCF was notified and approved release of the children and animals to a relative while they conduct a follow up investigation.
Fedrick was released after posting a $4,500 bond; McDuffy is being held on no bond. Detectives were assisted by the Warrant’s Unit and Road Patrol during execution of the search warrant.
Anyone with knowledge of illegal drug activity is asked to please call the CCSO Narcotics Unit at 941-575-2157, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).