Saturday, April 2, 2016

Metro undercover drug unit arrests nine

Posted By on Sat, Apr 2, 2016 at 1:50 PM

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Undercover Narcotics Investigations Team took firearms, narcotics and nine people off the streets, during a March 30 warrant service in the Bacon Park area.

"Just after 6 p.m., Metro’s UNIT, SWAT and Patrol Division responded to a residence on the 5600 block of Emory Drive. Upon Metro’s arrival, several people were located in and outside of the residence. Metro was able to seize four firearms and two pounds of marijuana after executing the search of the residence," police say.

Aubrey Beasley, 29, Jamel Lawton, 23, Shawn Lawton, 21, Audrey Beasley, 59, Jeremy Hughes, 27, Jockoo Hawkins, 23, Kyron Poacher, 32, Cody Warren, 34 and Richard Hall, 64 were all arrested at the residence and transported to the Chatham County Detention Center.

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A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for 15 years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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