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CCSO seizes large amount of drugs

Dontavious Harvey

Dontavious Harvey

CORDELE — A two month investigatioin led to one arrest and the seizure of a large amount of drugs.
On Friday, September 11, the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant on 702 West 23rd Avenue Cordele.

During the investigation agents and deputies received information that possible marijuana deliveries were being made to the residence using the United States Postal Service. Surveillance was then performed on the residence for a period of time. As the investigation progressed agents were able to determine when a large amount of marijuana was scheduled for delivery to the residence by information received from the United States Postal Inspectors Service. Once this information was obtained the search warrant was served.

During the search of the residence, agents discovered approximately 10 pounds of suspected marijuana, $985.00 in cash and digitals scales. At the residence when the warrant was served was 27-year old Dontavious Harvey who was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.
Law enforcement officials say the investigation is ongoing and Harvey could face additional charges and that even more arrests could be forthcoming.

Anyone with information relating to this case is encouraged to call the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office at 229-276-2600 or the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force at 229-273-0210.