GPD “Operation CARE-ington” nets 11 narcotics arrests

STAFF REPORT :::

The Griffin Police Department Special Investigations (SIU) and Criminal Apprehension and Gang Enforcement (CAGE) units conducted “Operation CARE-ington,” which resulted in numerous drug- and weapons-related arrests.

According to a press release, Operation CARE-ington resulted from numerous complaints of alleged drug activity in the 1700 block of Carrington Townhomes.

During the operation, 11 were arrested on narcotics possession charges. One additional suspect is being sought for distribution of cocaine.

Arrested were:

Jennifer Edgar, who is charged with possession of cocaine

Troy Edgar, who is charged with possession of methamphetamine

Antoinette Weems, who is charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce

Ryan Higgins, who is charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce

Destiny Collier, who is charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce

Cordarius Curtis, who is charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce

Andre Faulks, who is charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce

Dana Ogle, who is charged with possession of cocaine and open container

Reba Odell, who is charged with possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana less than one ounce

Trevor Wall, who is charged with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime

Jason Hayes, who is charged with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, driving while license suspended and four counts of sale of marijuana

Officials say the focused operation was conducted to alleviate the narcotics activities and “take back” the area.

“These efforts are further evidence of the city of Griffin Police Department’s community partnership with our citizenry to reduce crime and improve the quality of life for all here in Griffin,” the release stated.

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