TIFTON, GA (WTXL) - Deputies have arrested 18 people from throughout South Georgia, including seven from Tifton, after a month of drug busts.
According to a statement from the Tift County Sheriff's Office, deputies from Tift as well as surrounding counties served warrants on various individuals throughout the month of March. These reportedly stemmed from an investigation into a drug trafficking organization in the county, the statement said.
The organization had reportedly been distributing large amounts of marijuana, heroin, and methamphetamine. Before the recent arrests, deputies said they seized approximately five pounds of methamphetamine, five ounces of heroin and multiple pounds of marijuana. Law enforcement also reportedly seized approximately $55,000 in cash linked to a drug distribution network.
Arrested and charged with Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Cocaine Base, Heroin and Marijuana are the following individuals:
Antron Miles, age 46 and in custody of the Georgia Department of Corrections
Rejhan Mujanovic, age 25 and in custody of the Georgia Department of Corrections
Jamie Crews, age 42 who is in federal custody
Leslie Howard, age 45, 1106 Carpenter Road, Lot 6, Chula, GA
Jimmy Barrentine, age 54, 305 Carpenter Road, Tifton, GA
Tonya Harp, age 37, 1714 Valley Drive, Tifton, GA
Sarah Taylor, age 40, 3303 Alamo Place, Tifton, GA
Tony Carithers, age 45, 712 21st Street, Tifton, GA
Jimmy Taylor, age, 41, 25 Eldorado, Tifton, GA
Gaye Miles, age 45, Tifton, GA
Dexter Davis, age 52, 111 West 11th Street, Tifton, GA
Austin Brown, age 42, 204 Wood Drive, Ocilla, GA
Loretta Hunt, age 45, 603 Cherokee Drive, Sparks, GA
Jimmy Waldrop, age 44, 298 Cypress Point Circle, Leesburg, GA
Tiffaney Leverett, age 32, 420 Hightower Road, Nahunta, GA
Curtis Wood, age 54, 420 Hightower Road, Nahunta, GA
Jacob Herrin, age 23, 5296 High Bluff Rd, Hoboken, GA
Dorian Holt, age 39, 5888 Bluegrass VW, Fairburn, GA
Law Enforcement agencies who took part and assisted in the investigation include the Tift County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Mid-South Narcotics Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration Macon Office, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office, South Central Drug Task Force, Georgia Department of Corrections, United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General and the Sheriff’s Offices in Crisp, Brantley, Berrien, Cook, Dooly, Lee and Ware counties and the Tifton Police Department.