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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Eleazer, Carrie

Public Information Officer 
News Date: 10/2/2015 

 HIDTA Task Force Makes 7 Arrests in Bartow 


On Thursday, October 1, 2015, Polk County HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) detectives, with the assistance of Bartow P.D., arrested seven suspects in Bartow for trafficking and other drug charges.

Detectives received information that drugs were being used and sold in the city of Bartow. On the aforementioned date, detectives served search warrants and made arrests at two houses, and they are:

1785 Hamilton Street in Bartow, where detectives seized:

  • A .22 caliber Jennings pistol, confirmed stolen from the city of Lakeland in August 2015
  • Approximately 7 oz. marijuana
  • Approximately 1/4 oz. cocaine 
  • Approximately 31 grams Oxycodone
  • Approximately 43 grams Hydrocodone

1050 Golfview Ave in Bartow, where detectives seized:

  • A .32 caliber revolver
  • Approximately 10 grams marijuana
  • Approximately 1/8 oz. cocaine in multiple baggies 

Detectives arrested the following suspects:

Danovan Brissetts, DOB 7/18/1983, of 1785 Hamilton St in Bartow; charged with: Possession Cocaine WITS; Possession Marijuana WITS; Trafficking in Hydrocodone; Trafficking in Oxycodone; Maintaining Structure for Drug Sales; Possession of Paraphernalia. He has been in the Polk County Jail on 8 prior occasions.

Antwawnique Blaine, DOB 9/1/1995, of 1785 Hamilton St in Bartow; charged with: Grand Theft of Firearm; Possession of Cocaine; Possession of Marijuana WITS; Maintaining Structure for Drug Sales; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;

Algernon Anderson, DOB 12/26/1980, of 1050 Golfview Ave #1201 in Bartow; charged with: Possession Cocaine WITS; Possession Marijuana WITS; Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon; Child Neglect; Maintaining Structure for Drug Sales; Possession of Marijuana Under 20 Grams; Possession of Paraphernalia. He has been in the Polk County Jail on 14 prior occasions.

Gulencia Green, DOB 8/11/1982, of 1050 Golfview Ave #1201 in Bartow; charged with: Possession Cocaine WITS; Possession Marijuana WITS; Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon; Child Neglect; Maintaining Structure for Drug Sales; Possession of Marijuana Under 20 Grams; Possession of Paraphernalia. She has been in the Polk County Jail on 3 prior occasions.

William McCullough, DOB 4/14/1989, of 2395 East Washington Ave in Bartow; charged with: Possession of Marijuana Under 20 Grams. He has been in the Polk County Jail on 3 prior occasions.

Anthony Reese, DOB 6/19/1962, of 955 Magnolia St in Bartow; charged with: Possession of Cocaine WITS; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He has been in the Polk County Jail on 6 prior occasions.

Rodney Smith, DOB 10/2/1992, of 3282 South Avenue in Bartow; charged with: Resisting Arrest Without Violence.