A woman and a man were arrested on Alligator Alley Thursday afternoon after troopers say the woman was pulled over and found with drugs, and the man was found to have 21 out-of-county arrest warrants.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Yasmin Nicole Forester, 28, of Land O’Lakes, and Jordan Michael Raysean Brown, 27, of Bradenton, were arrested after troopers pulled over Forester’s 2021 Nissan Versa for a traffic violation at around 1:30 pm. Troopers found three bottles of Alprazolam (1500 tablets in total) and two grams of marijuana inside the car, and Brown was determined to have 21 arrest warrants from three different counties for multiple crimes, including aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, kidnapping with a firearm, domestic battery, criminal mischief and reckless driving.
Forester and Brown were arrested and transported to the Collier County Jail. Forester faces charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, and possession of marijuana (under 20 grams). Brown faces charges of false identification to a law enforcement officer, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, and possession of marijuana (under 20 grams), in addition to his 21 other warrants.