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Drugs, paraphernalia and a handgun are discovered in the suspect's residence.
Joseph Barton, DOB 4-2-83
802 East 129th Avenue
Armed Trafficking in Cocaine
Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
On February 9, 2010 at approximately 3:00 p.m., members of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Major Violators Unit served a court authorized search warrant at the address of 802 East 129th Avenue
A search of the residence revealed 60 grams of crack cocaine, 28 grams of marijuana, and various drug paraphernalia. A loaded Jennings
.22LR handgun was also recovered inside the residence. The owner of the residence, Joseph Barton, is a convicted habitual felony offender and was taken into custody without incident.
The value of the recovered drugs is $2,500.00.