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Several People Arrested In Multi-County Drug Investigation

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Photo of some of the money seized ( $128,630.00) during a mulit-county drug bust, as well as weapons seized (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Photo of some of the money seized ( $128,630.00) during a mulit-county drug bust, as well as weapons seized (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
Mug shot of Lamar Devon Coleman (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Lamar Devon Coleman (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
Mug shot of Marvin Leon Hamilton (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Marvin Leon Hamilton (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
Mug shot of Ricky Calvin Jones, Jr. (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Ricky Calvin Jones, Jr. (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
Mug shot of Demetrius Dewayne Myers (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) Mug shot of Demetrius Dewayne Myers (Credit: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
Augusta, GA -

On Thursday, The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division, with the assistance of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Burke County Sheriff's Office, and the Taliferro County Sheriff's Office culminated an investigation into the drug trafficking activities of a multi-county drug organization. Ten (10) Search Warrants were executed on the following locations:

  • 2049 Old Waynesboro Road, in Burke County, Georgia
  • 199 Tyrone Brooks Street, in Keysville, Georgia
  • 471 Martin Luther King Boulevard, in Keysville, Georgia
  • 2707 Fair Oak Court, Augusta, Georgia
  • 169 Dove Drive, in Keysville, Georgia
  • 2112 Reserve Lane, in Augusta, Georgia
  • 2015 Reserve Lane, in Augusta, Georgia
  • 584 Beretta Drive, in Grovetown, Georgia
  • 2614 Spirit Creek Road, in Hephzibah, Georgia
  • L and G Lounge, in Keysville, Georgia

The following persons were arrested yesterday during this operation:

  • Marvin Leon Hamilton was arrested at his residence, 2015 Reserve Lane, in Augusta and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Ricky Calvin Jones was arrested at his residence, 2015 Reserve Lane, in Augusta and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm by a First Offender Probationer
  • Lamar Devon Coleman was arrested at 2015 Reserve Lane, in Augusta, and charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Demetrius Dewayne Myers was arrested at his residence, 2112 Reserve Lane, in Augusta and charged with Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime
  • Tyree Berria was arrested at 169 Dove Drive, in Keysville, and charged with Manufacturing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, and Possession of Cocaine with Intent to distribute
  • Ronald Eugene Jordan was arrested at 471 Martin Luther King Drive, in Keysville, and charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
  • Danny Wright was arrested at 199 Tyrone Brooks Drive, in Keysville, and charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
  • Ricardo Smith was arrested at 199 Tyrone Brooks Drive, in Keysville, and charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
  • Keith Lamont Harden was arrested at 471 Martin Luther King Drive, in Keysville, and charged with Possession of Cocaine with intent to distribute, Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and Theft by Receiving stolen firearm
  • Gregory Lee Ivey, Jr. was arrested at 199 Tyrone Brooks Drive, in Keysville, and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Winston James O'Connell was arrested on Interstate 20, in Taliaferro County, and charged with Trafficking Cocaine


Attached are photographs of the 4 subjects arrested in Richmond County.

The following items were seized:

10 firearms (7 handguns and 3 assault rifles)
Over Two Kilograms of Cocaine
Crystal Methamphetamine
Marijuana
Jewelry
11 vehicles (2 Cadillac Sedans, BMW SUV, BMW 745I, 2 Dodge Chargers, Ford Expedition, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Chevrolet Suburban, and a Range Rover)
$135,857.00 in U.S. Currency

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