2 Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges by Impact Team

Press Release

11/09/2018

 

Madison Bridges Warren, Community Information Specialist

Statesboro Police Department

25 West Grady Street

Statesboro, Georgia 30458

 

The Statesboro Police Department’s Impact Team made 2 arrests on drug and gun charges yesterday.

On November 8th, members of the Statesboro Police Department’s Impact Team executed a search warrant at a residence in the Cambridge the Palms apartment complex. During the search they discovered quantities of marijuana, Ecstasy, various prescription drugs, drug related objects and a firearm, which was stolen. Two individuals within the residence were arrested on charges related to the evidence uncovered by the search. They are listed below.

 

Suspect

Rakeem Hightower

22 years old

Male

Moultrie, GA

 

Charges

1 count                  Theft by Receiving Stolen Property

1 count                  Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony

3 counts                Sale of Marijuana

1 count                  Possess/distribution/sale of Dangerous Drug

1 count                  Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

1 count                  Possession of MDMA with Intent to Distribute

1 count                  Possession of Schedule IV Drug with Intent to Distribute

1 count                  Possession of Drug Related Object

1 count                  Wanted Person

 

Suspect

Justin Keon Smith

19 years old

Male

Valdosta, GA

 

Charges

1 count                   Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute

1 count                   Possession of MDMA with Intent to Distribute

1 count                   Possession of Schedule II Drug with Intent to Distribute

1 count                   Possession of Schedule IV Drug with Intent to Distribute

1 count                   Possession of a Drug Related Object

1 count                   Tampering with Evidence – Felony

 

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911.  You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

 

Media inquiries for this incident should be directed to:

Community Information Specialist Madison Bridges Warren

madison.warren@statesboroga.gov

912-764-9911

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