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Bradenton Drug Deal Goes Bad And Ends In Robbery And Assault

A marijuana deal in Bradenton between 19-year-old Nicholas Smith and 21-year-old Cody Holland ended up with a robbery and assault. Smith was the victim of a robbery as Holland allegedly stole his wallet and marijuana after smashing the 19-year-old in the head and nearly severing his earlobe. Manatee County Sheriff’s say the two men set up the drug deal at Smith’s Bradenton home.

After deputies arrived at Smith’s home he claimed the robbery and drug deal took place outside of the house. He later admitted that the crime took place inside his home allowing police to search the home under search and seizure law. Deputies discovered 24 grams of marijuana. Holland was not at the scene when sheriff’s arrived and was still at-large at last report.

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