Press Release

Subject: Narcotics Arrest
Incident Type: Narcotics Arrest
Incident Date/Time 9/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
Expire Date/Time 10/7/2019 12:00:00 PM
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Person/Suspect Info
Case Number: 2019-024295
Incident Type: Narcotics Arrest
Location: 3200 Block of 3rd St. West, Bradenton
Suspect: Johnny Ordaz Race/Sex: B/M Suspect(s) D.O.B: 03/09/89

On 9/05/19 Detectives with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division conducted a traffic stop on Johnny Ordaz at the above location.

During the stop, a Glock 23 (.40 caliber) was observed in plain view next to the driver’s seat, the firearm was loaded with a total of 31 rounds in the magazine. Further search revealed a bag of Fentanyl (4.2 Grams) in the driver’s door pocket, and a backpack containing a Kel-Tec PLR-16 (5.56 caliber) loaded with 27 rounds on the front passenger seat, several boxes of ammo were also located in the backpack.

Ordaz is also on federal probation for a firearms charge. He will be charged with Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon, and Trafficking in Fentanyl.