Convicted Felon, Girlfriend Arrested on Drug Charges
NEWS RELEASE 20-060 - APRIL 13, 2020
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a Sarasota County couple on felony drug charges after a traffic stop led deputies to cocaine, suspected fentanyl, and drug paraphernalia.
Tactical Unit deputies initially contacted 51-year-old Troy Ulrich late Saturday night during a traffic stop along S. Moon Drive in Venice. At the time, Ulrich was with his 26-year-old girlfriend Lindsy Redmon, who admitted to being in possession of a vape pen containing butane hash oil, also known as ‘BHO.’ While speaking with Ulrich, deputies located a cut piece of plastic straw, often used to ingest narcotics, with white residue inside. Upon further search, deputies also recovered just under one gram of cocaine, as well as suspected Fentanyl and suspected Xanax. The substances are currently undergoing testing in the agency’s drug lab.
Ulrich, DOB 05/05/1968, of 488 Ceil Drive, Nokomis, is charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Tampering with Evidence. He was released Saturday on $3,500 bond. Ulrich is a convicted felon with more than 30 prior local arrests including for Possession of Ammo by a Convicted Felon, Burglary, Battery, and several felony drug charges.
Redmon, DOB 09/23/1993, of 366 Valley Terrace, North Port, is charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of BHO, Tampering with Evidence, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was released Saturday on $5,000 bond.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.