Convicted Felon Faces Weapons Charges
NEWS RELEASE 19-117 - JULY 15, 2019
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Nokomis man on several weapons charges following a disturbance Sunday evening.
Just before 6:00 p.m., deputies were called to a gas station located at 410 N. Tamiami Trail in Nokomis for an altercation in the parking lot. When they arrived, deputies learned 51-year-old Troy Ulrich stole the victim’s .22 caliber handgun before fleeing the area. Through investigation, deputies soon located Ulrich and recovered the stolen firearm along with ammunition. Ulrich was subsequently arrested for Grand Theft of a Firearm and ten counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Ulrich remains in custody today on $16,500 bond. He has five prior prison incarcerations with prior arrests for Sale of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Fleeing to Elude and Carrying a Concealed Weapon.