Social Media Snafu! Talea Saylor posted the photo of herself featuring interesting hand gestures on the hood of our a Sarasota Sheriff’s patrol vehicle while it was at a dealership. It was shared with the Sheriff’s Office.
A few days later, one of our Marine Patrol deputies was in the area of Chadwick Cove and noticed two suspects on a familiar 26ft sailboat. The owner of the boat was arrested the day prior and had not yet been released from jail. Contact was made with boat owner via the jail watch commander who advised he did not give anyone permission to be on his boat.
Inside the boat, the deputy located a glass pipe, various drug paraphernalia, and methamphetamine.
Both Talea Saylor and Briar Bloomer were arrested on the following charges:
⛵️Burglary of an Occupied Conveyance Unarmed
⛵️Possess Controlled Substance without Prescription
⛵️Drug Paraphernalia – Possession or Use Of