On 4-15-14 Investigators with the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team executed a search warrant at 122 Lanier Drive Apt. 724, Statesboro Ga. While conducting the search warrant Investigators located Joshua Rowe and Deonte Dempsey in the residence. Investigators gave verbal orders to lie down on the ground, at which point Rowe complied but Dempsey refused. Dempsey attempted to shut his bedroom door to avoid Investigators at which point a struggle ensued. During the struggle Dempsey physically resisted officers and at one point bit one of the C.S.T. Investigators. Dempsey was eventually subdued with a Taser and was placed under arrest. After placing Dempsey in handcuffs a handgun was located on the bed where part of the struggle took place. While searching the residence approximately one pound of “high grade” marijuana was located. High Grade or Hydroponic marijuana has a higher T.H.C level and is usually grown indoors. Both Dempsey and Rowe were transported to the Bulloch County Jail for processing. A short while later, Javon Mention met investigators at the Bulloch County Jail. Mention was also living at the residence but was not at home during the time of the search warrant and was arrested as well.
Deonte Dempsey (20 yoa, 122 lanier drive apt 724 Statesboro Ga) was charged with 1 ct of Felony Obstruction of an Officer, 1 ct of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, and 1 ct of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.
Javon Mention (23 yoa, 122 lanier drive apt. 724 Statesboro Ga) was charged with 1 ct of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and 1 ct Possession of a Drug Related Object.
Joshua Rowe (23 yoa, 122 lanier drive apt. 724 Statesboro Ga) was charged with 1 ct of Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute.
Also on 4-15-14 Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team Investigators along with State Probation Officers responded to 21146 Highway 301 N Lot 14 in the Clito area in reference to a narcotics investigation. After arriving at the residence Investigators began searching the residence and located several bags of marijuana. Master Deputy Kirk McGlamery arrived at the location with his K-9 partner “Max” to assist with the search. During the search Investigators and “Max” located approximately 9 pounds of High Grade marijuana with a street value of approximately $30,000.00, a quantity of cocaine, a handgun, and U.S. currency totaling approximately $11,000. Both residents were arrested and transported to the Bulloch County Jail.
Timothy Harris (29 yoa, US Highway 301 N Statesboro Ga) was charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, and Probation Violation
Lashonda Harris (31 yoa, US Highway 301 N Statesboro Ga) was charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime.
Also within the past two days, C.S.T. Investigators worked the Stilson, Nevils, and Eldora areas making numerous arrests for traffic violations, drug arrests, and several outstanding warrant arrests to include a felony warrant out of Florida.