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SARASOTA COUNTY AUTHORITIES RAIDED A NORTH PORT HOME TUESDAY MORNING AFTER THEY RECEIVED INFORMATION THERE WAS ILLEGAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG ACTIVITY THERE.  THE PHARMACEUTICAL DIVERSION UNIT AND SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS SECTION, WITH ASSISTS FROM THE FDLE AND NORTH PORT POLICE, SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT AT 3243 UPSON TERRACE, AND THEY FOUND AND SEIZED FIREARMS, ANABOLIC STEROIDS, FRAUDULENT PRESCRIPTIONS AND TWO PERSONAL WATER-CRAFT REPORTEDLY STOLEN OUT OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY LAST YEAR.  30 YEAR OLD JEFFREY KENNEY AND 35 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER KENTER WERE BOTH TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.  KENNEY WAS CHARGED WITH VIOLATION OF COMMUNITY CONTROL, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, AND POSSESSION OF BLANK PRESCRIPTIONS.  KENTER WAS ARRESTED ON A WARRANT FROM CHARLOTTE COUNTY FOR VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR OBTAINING SUBSTANCES BY FRAUD.  DEPUTIES SAY BOTH MEN REMAIN IN THE SARASOTA COUNTY JAIL AND MORE CHARGES ARE PENDING AGAINST BOTH.