On 6/23/14 investigators with the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team intercepted a package containing a quantity of marijuana scheduled for delivery to an apartment in Park Place Apartments located at 230 Lanier Drive, Statesboro Ga. The package was claimed by Zachary Tyler (21 yoa, Lanier Drive, Statesboro Ga) who was found to reside with his brother, Nathaniel Tyler (20 yoa, Lanier Drive, Statesboro Ga), in Park Place Apts. Investigators developed probable cause to search the apartment in which the Tylers resided and discovered quantities of marijuana, LSD, and other drug paraphenalia. Zachary Tyler was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Possession/Use of a Drug Related Object. Nathaniel Tyler was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of LSD with Intent to Distribute, and Possession/Use of a Drug Related Object. Both were transported to the Bulloch County Jail pending further judicial action.
The Lanier Drive corridor is one of several focus areas in Bulloch County where CST is concentrated based on citizen complaints, crime statistics, and proximity to GSU campus.