Crime Suppression Team makes drug arrests at 111 South Apartments

lawton, lavelle cobb, zane hamlett, curtis

An investigation into sales of illegal narcotics led to three arrests on 2/25/14.  Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team members began looking into suspected drug activity at an apartment in the 111 South Apartment complex on Rucker Lane, Statesboro, in December 2013.  Purchases of illegal drugs from the apartment led to the issuance of arrest warrants for Zane Patrick Cobb (21 yoa, Rucker Lane Statesboro Ga) for three counts of Sale of Marijuana.  On 2/25/14 CST investigators arrived at the apartment to serve the arrest warrants.  They located and arrested Cobb and also discovered other drugs and drug related objects in the apartment.  Lavelle Ronnie Lawton (19 yoa, Rucker Lane Statesboro Ga) and Curtis John Hamlett (24 yoa, Rucker Lane Statesboro Ga) were also arrested based on those findings.  All three were transported to the Bulloch County Jail where they subsequently posted bond.  Charging information follows.  Anyone with information on suspected drug activity should contact CST at 912-764-1786 or submit an anonymous tip to

Zane Patrick Cobb:  3 cts Sale of Marijuana, 3 cts Unlawful use of Communications Facilities, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Tampering with Evidence

Lavelle Ronnie Lawton:  Use or Possession of a Drug Related Object

Curtis John Hamlett:  Possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, Possession of Marijuana (misdemeanor)