GPD traffic stop results in three arrests on narcotics and weapons charges


STAFF REPORT :::

A traffic stop conducted by the Griffin Police Department Special Investigation and Criminal Apprehension and Gang Enforcement (CAGE) Unit resulted in the arrests of three and the seizure of narcotics and firearms.

The initial traffic stop occurred Feb. 25, and led to the location of three grams of crack cocaine, 9.5 grams of methamphetamine and six grams of marijuana from two people.

Based on information provided during the traffic stop, the investigation continued and agents ultimately procured a search warrant for 203 Lexington Ave.

Execution of that search warrant resulted in the seizure of 9.5 grams of Ecstasy, 14.3 grams of cocaine, $1,371 in U.S. currency and two handguns.

Arrested were:

British Wyke, age 31, who was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule I narcotic (Ecstasy), possession of a Schedule I narcotic with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and violation of the Georgia Criminal Street Gang Act;

Waltavious Collier, age 30, who was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule I narcotic (methamphetamine), possession of a Schedule I narcotic with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and tampering with evidence; and

DeAsia White, age 21, who was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and tampering with evidence.

“The Griffin Police Department will remain ever vigilant with the pursuit of these gangsters and their associates wherever it takes us,” said Chief Mike Yates.

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