Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Meth ring on Southside broken up

Posted By on Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 5:47 PM

click to enlarge Brooke Carey
Brooke Carey
Multiple people are under arrest following an investigation conducted by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT) on Oct. 23.

"Yesterday, CNT conducted an undercover drug operation following information crystal methamphetamine (meth) was being sold from various rooms at hotel located in the 11000 block of Abercorn Street on  Savannah’s Southside," a CNT spokesperson says.
click to enlarge Emily Figueroa
Emily Figueroa

"After observing a large amount of foot traffic and activity consistent with drug sales, CNT obtained a search warrant for two hotel rooms. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of various amounts of crystal meth, items commonly used in the distribution and use of controlled substances, and one  vehicle."

CNT arrested 34-year-old Raymond Gibson, 33-year-old 
click to enlarge Raymond Gibson
Raymond Gibson
Brooke Carey, 31-year-old Emily Figueroa, all of Savannah, and 31-year-old Katie Kirkpatrick of Rincon. Gibson, Figueroa, and Kirkpatrick were all charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute and remain in the Chatham County Detention Center. Carey  was charged with a misdemeanor drug offense and has since been released.


The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are expected. 
click to enlarge Katie Kirkpatrick
Katie Kirkpatrick

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Jim Morekis

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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