Deputies serving warrants discover drugs

by JOHN A. WINTERS

alt

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.




More Local

Plant Yates to shut down coal units by mid-April

Georgia Power Plant Yates will officially stop burning coal no later than April 15. Units 1-5 have already stopped being used for “nor ... Read More


Grey Matters dinner filled with insight, laughter

The Grey Matters dinner event, held at The Newnan Centre on Friday, brought a unique perspective to those in attendance. Cowetans were given ... Read More


major bills still in play

Legislative session almost over

The 2015 Georgia General Assembly session is almost over. There are two more “legislative days” in the session: Tuesday and Thur ... Read More


NTH Turns 150

Family of editor Cates visits first lady

Adolphus Boardman Cates, who published The Newnan Herald for six years in the late 1800s, was a man with many business interests. In additio ... Read More


Locals preview PBS cancer miniseries

Last week, board members of Lights for Linda Luminarias visited the Atlanta Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to preview a summar ... Read More

West Coweta home damaged by fire

No injuries were reported after authorities responded to a West Coweta house fire on Saturday evening. About 7:00 p.m., the Coweta County Fi ... Read More