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Adel drug raid ends in seven arrests

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More than half a dozen people are charged after a drug raid in Adel.

Adel Police officers found marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, money, scales, and baggies at several homes.

They arrested seven people.

They also found a stolen 42 inch tv in one of the homes.

Here's more information from Adel Police:

Adel Police….. "SEARCH WARRANT!!!! SEARCH WARRANT!!!!"

 "Police, Search Warrant!!!!" rang out loudly at four Adel houses in the past two days as Adel Police Officers served search warrants.  After an extensive investigation into illegal drug sales, Officers successfully executed the warrants seizing illegal drugs including marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, as well as money, weighing scales, baggies, and a 42 inch stolen television from a Valdosta burglary.   

Major Audie Rowe said that the criminal investigations division of the police department initiated the drug investigations after receiving confidential information over the past few months.  "Sergeants Jon Blake and Chris Griffin did a great job formulating these raids, which included many hours of surveillance and tactical planning." said Rowe.  

The four residences in Adel that were involved in the operation were located in the 200 block of College Street, the 300 block of South Pine Street, the 200 block of North Oak Street, and the 1000 block of West 5th Street.  Major Rowe said that over the past several months the police department had received multiple complaints from citizens about suspicious activity at these residences.  "In the past we have received some very valuable information from citizens and it's imperative that our community keep working with us to stop this kind of criminal activity in our area," emphasized Rowe.    

Arrested in the operations were:

  • Torod Donte Baker 32 of Adel was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine, and possession of tools during the commission of a crime.
  • Sherika Nichole Dasher 25 of Adel was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine, possession of tools during the commission of a crime, and a fugitive from justice from Cook and Brooks counties.
  • Corey Damon Tippins 34 of Adel was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of tools during the commission of a crime, and possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute.
  • Eddie Smith 47 of Adel was charged with possession of stolen property.
  • Wilma Woods 45 of Adel was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of tools during the commission of a crime.
  • Torry Dakota Woods 23 of Adel was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine.
  • Raul Nathan McDowell 22 of Adel was charged with possession of marijuana.

Major Rowe wants to thank the Cook County Sheriff's Department Investigators Sergeants Brent Exum and Freelon Gay and Sergeant JD Jordan for their assistance during the search warrants. 

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