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      30 warrants issued in multi-county drug investigation

      33-year-old Emanuel Welborn is wanted for conspiracy and sale of controlled substance. / Sumter County Sheriff's Office


      The Sumter County Sheriff's Office with assistance from the Drug Enforcement Agency, Lee County Sheriff's Office and Taylor County Sheriff's Office initiated a narcotics investigation in a mult-county area targetting a drug trafficking network Tuesday morning.

      Officials with the department say that arrest warrants have been taken for approximately 30 defendants in reference to this investigation.

      Investigators say that approximately 50 officers from ten additional agencies were on hand to participate in the execution of these arrest warrants including Sumter County Sheriff's Office, Americus Police Department, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, probation and parole, Department of Natural Resources, Drug Enforcement Agency; Taylor County Sheriff's Office, Lee County Sheriff's Office, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Georgia State Patrol.

      Sumter County Sheriff Pete Smith stated that this investigation will continue for approximately one month and additional arrests are pending.

      Listed are those caught thus far with charges provided by the Sumter County Sheriff's Office:

      22-year-old Nicholas Brooks has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      30-year-old Marcus Jones has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      20-year-old Chelsey Jordan has been charged with one count of manufacture/deliver/distribute/administer/sell/possess with intent to distribute controlled substance and conspiracy to commit a felony.

      26-year-old Milo Mumford has been charged with one count of sale of controlled substance, conspiracy and probation violation.

      36-year-old Terrance Roberts has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      25-year-old Chasmon Smith has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      55-year-old Alice Swain has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      33-year-old Khalif Walters has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      20-year-old Tyjerius White has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      37-year-old Arlanda Williams has been charged with one count of conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

      38-year-old Adrian Wright has been charged with one count of manufacture/deliver/distribute/administer/sell/possess with intent to distribute controlled substance and conspiracy to commit a felony.

      James Jones has been charged with probation violation


      Sumter County Sheriff's Office are still looking for the following individuals:

      24-year-old Corey Dice is wanted for conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.
      33-year-old Michael Flemming is wanted for sale of controlled substance and use of communication device to facillitate drug transaction.
      31-year-old Ray Germany is wanted for conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.
      48-year-old Sarah Hoston is wanted for sale of controlled cubstance.
      29-year-old Travis Sims is wanted for conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.
      33-year-old Charles Terry is wanted for conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.
      33-year-old Emanuel Welborn is wanted for conspiracy and sale of controlled substance.

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