GPD narcotics investigation nets three arrests, seizure of drugs and weapon

STAFF REPORT :::

An investigation of the Griffin Police Department Special Investigation Unit (SIU) and Criminal Apprehension and Gang Enforcement Unit (CAGE) resulted in the arrest of seizure of illegal narcotics, one firearm and the arrest of three individuals.

According to a press release, the investigation focused on two apartments located at 311 E. Tinsley St. ā€“ Units A and B. Authorities allege drugs were being distributed from both.

A search warrant was executed Jan. 24, resulting in the seizure of 104 ecstasy pills with an approximate weight of 31 gross grams, six gross grams of crack cocaine and a misdemeanor amount of marijuana.

Also recovered were a handgun and several items used for the packaging of illegal narcotics.

Arrested were Willie James Gay Jr., who was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of marijuana less than one ounce; Larry Lamont Blanton, who was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of marijuana less than one ounce; and Rodriquez Robinson, who was charged with trafficking methamphetamine (Ecstasy), possession of Ecstasy with intent to distribute, possession of Ecstasy and possession of marijuana less than one ounce.

 

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