NEWS RELEASE #: 16-159
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people connected to drug crimes on Friday afternoon in Sarasota.
During an investigation, detectives received information that Shawn L. Scott, DOB 11/30/70, Jason Szmansky, DOB 1/25/79, and Kerry Huber, DOB 10/17/69, were staying in a hotel along Clark Road in Sarasota. On Friday afternoon at approximately 12:30 p.m., deputies performed a traffic stop and executed a search warrant on their vehicle which yielded more than 260 grams of cocaine, 13 grams of fentanyl, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, and alprazolam.
Scott is charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Sell, Possession of Heroin with Intent to Sell and Driving with License Suspended. His bond is set at $89,500. Smzansky is charged with Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Sell with 1,000 feet of a Convenience Store and Possession of Methamphetamine. His bond is set at $60,000. Huber faces Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Sell within 1,000 feet of a Convenience Store, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Driving with License Suspended. Her bond is set at $60,000.