One Arrested in Drug Investigation

Press Release

01/25/2019

 

Madison Bridges Warren, Community Information Specialist

Statesboro Police Department

25 West Grady Street

Statesboro, Georgia 30458

 

The Statesboro Police Department’s Impact Team made an arrest after an investigation into a drug complaint.

 

The Statesboro Police Department’s Impact Team began an investigation after receiving a complaint of illegal narcotics activity occurring on Pine Street. On 1/24/19, the Impact Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Pine Street. During the search they discovered a quantity of marijuana, drug related objects and a firearm. One suspect has been arrested on charges from this investigation.

 

Suspect

Thomas Henry Johnson

51 years old

Male

Statesboro, GA

Charges

1 count                   Possession of a short barrel rifle (sawed off below legal limit)

1 count                   Sale of Cocaine

5 counts                Sale of Marijuana

2 counts                Unlawful Use of Communications Facilities

5 counts                Distribution of Controlled Substance Near Park or Housing

1 count                   Possession of Drug Related Object

1 count                   Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

 

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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