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Five arrested in Tift drug sweep

(Source: Tift Co. Sheriff) (Source: Tift Co. Sheriff)
TIFTON, GA (WALB) -

On Thursday, agents with the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force and Tift County Deputies served search drug warrants at two different locations in Tift County. 

The search warrants were served as the result of two investigations into the distribution of illegal drugs.  Both of the investigations were started after the Sheriff’s Office had received complaints from citizens on the activities occurring at these residences.

The first search warrant was served on East Golden Road in Tifton. Two people tried to run off, but were apprehended after a short foot chase.  Agents got recovered 24 grams of suspected marijuana, 43 grams of suspected cocaine and $2,519 in cash. 

Dexter Antonio White, 43, of Tifton was charged with possession of marijuana. Antonio Jernodii McCoy, 34, of Tifton was charged with obstruction of law enforcement.

Rashad Mychal Henderson, 30, of Tifton was charged with trafficking in cocaine, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and obstruction of law enforcement.

The second search warrant was served on Flat Ford road in Omega, where agents and deputies recovered 1.75 ounces of high-grade marijuana, often referred to as "loud" on the street, $854 in cash and several firearms. 

They arrested Justin Tyler Jenkins, 28, who was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Sierra Renee Jenkins, 27, was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and tampering with evidence.

Suspects in both cases were taken to the Tift County Jail and are awaiting bond hearings. 

If you have any information in these cases, please contact the Tift County Sheriff’s Office or the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force.

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