Suspected drug dealer arrested

by Wes Mayer

A suspected drug dealer who initially fled from Newnan Police officers was booked into the Coweta County jail Monday.

According to Sgt. Mark Cooper with the Newnan Police Department drug unit, William Jamal Baker, 26, managed to get away from officers when they served a warrant at his address.

Baker was later picked up by Meriwether County authorities, Cooper said, and he remained in the Coweta County jail Tuesday.

Baker was charged for the possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and the possession of marijuana.



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