DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - Drivers who attract police attention are getting stopped, and drugs are being found in searches.
On Saturday, November 21st, Douglas-Coffee HEAT Unit officers stopped a vehicle on Harper Lane, outside Douglas. Officers discovered scales and methamphetamine in the vehicle, DCDU was notified.
Johnny Alexander Davis, 25, of Douglas was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.
On Friday, November, DCDU K-9 officers stopped a vehicle on Railroad Street and Daughtry Avenue in Douglas. As the driver got out of the car, he attempted to toss a handful of marijuana. Officers found ten individual packages of marijuana. Sandra Lee Long, 68, of Douglas was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Late Thursday night, Coffee County Sheriff's Office deputies attempted to stop a vehicle on Sinkhole Road in Coffee County. The vehicle led deputies on a brief chase, ending on Chaney Road outside, and the driver ran off.
Officers discovered half an ounce of crack cocaine in the abandoned vehicle. Several minutes later, Douglas Police Department officers and Douglas – Coffee HEAT Unit officers came into contact with Evan Dailey, 27, of Douglas, and he is the owner of the vehicle which eluded officers.
Dailey could not tell officers how he ended up in Douglas just minutes after the chase, and he was arrested for fleeing / attempting to elude officers, too fast for conditions, failure to maintain lane, disregard of a stop sign, improper stopping on roadway, and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Two days before, Coffee HEAT Unit officers stopped a vehicle on Bowens Mill Road near Hardee's for window tint and seatbelt violations. During the traffic stop, officers discovered digital scales, two baggies of methamphetamine, and three syringes. Benny Bolen, 34, of Broxton was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.