Posted: October 22, 2020
On October 21, 2020, State Probation conducted a search of the residence of Abimael Perez-Carmona, who was currently on probation and believed to be in possession of narcotics. During their search of the residence, which is located in the Seven Palms Apartments complex, narcotics were found.
Punta Gorda Police Detectives then filed for a search warrant. Once approved the Punta Gorda Police Community Engagement Unit served and executed the warrant locating 73 bags of powder cocaine and crack cocaine (25 grams in total) packaged for sale inside the residence.
Perez-Carmona was arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell Within 1,000 Feet of a School, Possession of Cocaine Within 1,000 Feet of a Church, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. In addition, he was charged by State Probation with Violation of Probation.