Three arrested following drug raid in Burke County

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) - Local deputies investigating a drugs and weapons case and federal agents are involved.

Chief Lewis Blanchard with the Burke County Sheriff's Office tells us they served a search warrant this morning on Seldon Drive in Hephzibah.

They arrested two people on drugs and weapons charges.

70-year-old Jesse Palmer and 67-year-old Annie Mae Palmer are charged with Possession of Cocaine With the Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana With the Intent to Distribute, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

42-year-old Shunda Palmer is charged with Possession of Marijuana With the Intent to Distribute.

Inside the home, investigators found 7 grams of Cocaine, 236 grams of Marijuana and187 grams of grams of Psychedelic Mushrooms. They also found $2,834 in cash, two vehicles and 10 firearms.

Chief Blanchard says the federal drug enforcement administration is involved and so is the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

More arrests are expected.



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