SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — The South Fulton police department said it seized drugs, guns and cash during an investigation into holiday crimes this week.
The department’s new holiday narcotics detail were investigating an increase in break-ins and carjacking along Cascade Road on Tuesday when officers noticed some suspicious activity.
“Investigators were working surveillance at a gas station in the area, when to saw suspicious activities involved several vehicles,” said police chief Keith Meadows. “When officers approached an individual from one of the vehicles, he got back in a Mercedes and the group drove away.”
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Investigators arrested three men; Isaiah Tull, 25, Quanderrious Slaton, 25 and Carnegiel Todd, 32.
Tull was charged with possession of a schedule 5 narcotic (promethazine), possession of a schedule 2 narcotic (oxycodone) and possession of marijuana with an intent to distribute. Slaton faces charges of possession of a schedule 2 narcotic (oxycodone) and possession of marijuana with an intent to distribute. Todd was charged with possession of marijuana with an intent to distribute, possession of a schedule 2 narcotic (oxycodone), possession of firearm during a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Georgia State Patrol officers later alerted police to a crashed Mercedes near the area. Investigators identified the car as the same one that drove off from the gas station. A search of their car found several duffle bags, guns and money inside the vehicle. Also seized were 178 grams of marijuana, 172 Oxycodone pills, 343 grams of mushrooms, 98 ml Promethazine, three firearms and $30,066, authorities said.
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Investigators also charged three people with loitering at the gas station. In addition, police issued 13 warrants for drug related charges.
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