The Undercover Narcotics Investigation Team (UNIT) of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department “has concluded a month-long investigation which has resulted in several arrests and the recovery of firearms, cash and drugs,” police say.
The investigation focused on street-level narcotics dealers in the Downtown Precinct. Two search warrants were executed Friday morning, resulting in the apprehension of five suspects, the recovery of four firearms, $4,500 in cash, and various amounts of cocaine, marijuana and MDMA.
Vincent Smith, 34, was charged with Sale of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine); Damon King, 34, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (MDNA) and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon; Steven Kennedy, 40, was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Controlled Substance MDNA; Alan Palmer, 35, was charged with Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime; Lathan Williams, 67, was charged with Possession of Marijuana. cs