One Arrested in Drug Investigation

Press Release



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.



Thomas Henry Johnson

51 years old


Statesboro, GA


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 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


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