You can’t deny knowing your boyfriend’s name when it’s tattooed on your face

A 29-year-old Ellenton woman struck a Manatee County deputy twice with her vehicle after being asked if she was with a man inside a gas station who had a warrant for his arrest.

Loleitha Milliken was arrested just before 9 p.m. on May 31 after crashing her vehicle in a rainstorm in an attempt to flee from law enforcement.

Deputies say they spotted Madison Dunlop inside Crazy Papas gas station in the 4700 block of 53rd Avenue East in Bradenton and while confirming the warrant, approached Milliken who was seated inside her vehicle.

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Deputies approached because they saw Milliken had a tattoo that said, “Madison,” above her left eye.

Milliken denied knowing anyone named Madison before putting her vehicle in reverse and striking the deputy, according to the arrest report.

Milliken struck the deputy a second time while fleeing from the gas station, causing minor injuries. Milliken was spotted getting on the southbound ramp of I-75, but deputies lost sight of her in the rain, according to the report.

Milliken was arrested a short time later after getting into an accident on the University Parkway offramp.

Milliken was booked into the Manatee County jail on charges of resisting arrest and aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer.

She remains in custody on bonds totaling almost $50,000.


Bradenton woman had the urge to, ‘Snap into a Slim Jim.’ She was then snapped into handcuffs

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A 48-year-old Bradenton woman faces a felony theft charge after she stuffed a dozen Slim Jim’s into her bra and stole multiple other items from a Dollar Tree.

Alecia Hughes entered the store located in the 5400 block of University Parkway on May 29 at around 4 p.m., according to the arrest report.

Deputies say Hughes entered the store on a motorized scooter used by those with disabilities and rolled around the store filling up bags with merchandise.

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Hughes was seen leaving the store without paying and entered into a vehicle that had “Great Job” written on the window, which deputies were able to identify in initiating a traffic stop a few blocks away.

Deputies say Hughes was caught with more than $200 in stolen goods from the Dollar Tree. Hughes has multiple prior convictions for retail thefts making this a felony arrest.

Hughes was booked into the Manatee County jail, but was released the following day after posting a $1,500 bond.


Hodo the fentanyl dealer

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A 23-year-old fentanyl dealer faces multiple felony drug charges, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say Jamarious Hodo was arrested May 27 at 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Arbour Oaks Apartments in the 5400 block of 26th Street West in Bradenton.

According to the arrest report, undercover detectives set up a drug buy with Hodo and upon making contact, a “takedown team” placed Hodo in custody at the scene.

An ensuing search found almost 38 grams of fentanyl inside the vehicle along with other drugs and paraphernalia associated with selling drugs.

Hodo was booked into the Manatee County jail and charged with trafficking in fentanyl with intent to sell, possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine with intent to sell.

By Mark Young

mark.young@manateeherald.com

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