11 arrested in multi-county drug bust

 

Police arrested 11 people in a multicounty drug bust Thursday, seizing nearly a dozen vehicles and more than $135,000 in cash.

On Thursday, police executed search warrants at 10 locations in Augusta, Grovetown, Hephzibah and Keysville, Ga., arresting 11 people on drug and firearm-related charges, Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Calvin Chew said.

Those arrested are Mar­vin Leon Hamilton, Ricky Cal­vin Jones, Lamar De­von Coleman, Demetrius De­wayne Myers, Tyree Ber­ria, Ronald Eugene Jordan, Danny Wright, Richardo Smith, Keith Lamont Harden, Gregory Lee Ivey Jr. and Winston James O’Connell.

In addition to vehicles and money, authorities seized 10 firearms – seven handguns and three rifles – crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, several pieces of jewelry and more than two kilograms of cocaine.

 

ITEMS SEIZED

• 10 firearms – seven handguns and three rifles

• More than two kilograms of cocaine

• crystal methamphetamine

• marijuana

• jewelry

• 11 vehicles: two Cadillac sedans, a BMW SUV, a BMW 745i, two Dodge Chargers, a Ford Expedition, a Honda Accord, a Toyota Camry, a Chevrolet Suburban and a Range Rover

• $135,857 in cash

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