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18 named in drug sweep arrests in Tift and other counties

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TIFT CO., GA (WALB) -

Tift County Sheriff Gene Scarbrough says that during the month of March, federal arrest warrants were served on over a dozen people living in Tift and surrounding Counties. Some of these people were already in custody.

The warrants stem from a lengthy investigation of a drug trafficking organization in Tift County. This organization had been distributing large amounts of methamphetamine, heroin, and marijuana throughout South Georgia. 

Prior to these arrest, the investigation led to the seizure of approximately five pounds of methamphetamine, five ounces of heroin, and multiple pounds of marijuana. Law enforcement also seized approximately $55,000 in cash linked to the drug distribution network.

These people were arrested and charged with Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Cocaine Base, Heroin and Marijuana:

Antron Miles, age 46 and in custody of the Georgia Department of Corrections
Rejhan Mujanovic, age 25 and in custody of the Georgia Department of Corrections
Jamie Crews, age 42 who is in federal custody

Leslie Howard, age 45, 1106 Carpenter Road, Lot 6, Chula, GA
Jimmy Barrentine, age 54, 305 Carpenter Road, Tifton, GA
Tonya Harp, age 37, 1714 Valley Drive, Tifton, GA
Sarah Taylor, age 40, 3303 Alamo Place, Tifton, GA
Tony Carithers, age 45, 712 21st Street, Tifton, GA 
Jimmy Taylor, age, 41, 25 Eldorado, Tifton, GA
Gaye Miles, age 45, Tifton, GA 
Dexter Davis, age 52, 111 West 11th Street, Tifton, GA
Austin Brown, age 42,  Ocilla, GA
Loretta Hunt, age 45, 603 Cherokee Drive, Sparks, GA
Jimmy Waldrop, age 44, 298 Cypress Point Circle, Leesburg, GA
Tiffaney Leverett, age 32, 420 Hightower Road, Nahunta, GA  
Curtis Wood, age 54, 420 Hightower Road, Nahunta, GA
Jacob Herrin, age 23, 5296 High Bluff Rd, Hoboken, GA
Dorian Holt, age 39, 5888 Bluegrass VW, Fairburn, GA

Law Enforcement agencies who took part and assisted in the investigation include the Tift County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Mid-South Narcotics Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration Macon Office, Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office, South Central Drug Task Force, Georgia Department of Corrections, United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General and the Sheriff’s Offices in Crisp, Brantley, Berrien, Cook, Dooly, Lee and Ware counties and the Tifton Police Department. 

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