Deputies serving warrants discover drugs

by JOHN A. WINTERS

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During a search of Marcus DeAngelo Johnson, three baggies of suspected cocaine were discovered.


Coweta County Sheriff’s Office investigators who were serving criminal trespass warrants at a residence ended up busting another individual for cocaine and marijuana possession.

The arrest occurred Wednesday at a residence on Bennie Keith Road, according to Investigator Victor McPhie with the sheriff’s office. While officers were serving the warrants, McPhie said he noticed another individual leaning on the trunk of a car and trying to hide cigar papers.

During a search of Marcus DeAngelo Johnson, three baggies of suspected cocaine were discovered that were packaged for distribution, McPhie said. The investigators found marijuana as well.

Johnson was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana, according to McPhie.




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