Drug Arrests Inside Twiggs County | Crime
TWIGGS, GA.--Sheriff Darren Mitchum wants citizens to know that his office has been aggressively pursuing drug dealers inside Twiggs County to make this a better community for all. Recently the Sheriff’s Office has made several arrests on persons selling drugs in the Jeffersonville area.
On March 23, 2012, Sheriff Deputies along with Georgia State Parole went and searched the residence of Thomas Holston Jr. on Roseland Street in Spring Valley. At the time Mr. Holston was on active parole for armed robbery and had search conditions. After the Sheriff’s Office received reports that drugs were being sold from the residence a search produced 12 bags of crack cocaine, 16 bags of marijuana, and 29 lortab pills. Holston was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana.
On March 3, 2012 a search warrant was executed on the East Main Street Address of Tramarcus Trandons Brown AKA “Doo Doo”. Found inside the bedroom of Mr. Brown was 30 rocks of crack cocaine and 10 bags of powder cocaine. Brown was arrested on his work site that same day and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Brown was on probation and parole for a previous charge of possession with intent to distribute cocaine inside Twiggs County.
On March 1, 2012 Sheriff’s Deputies were on routine patrol when they witnessed a subject in the middle of the day urinating in public behind the apartments on Matthew Street behind Piggly Wiggly in Jeffersonville. When the deputies approached and interviewed the two subjects they found 35 bags of marijuana in plain view and also cocaine was found on both persons. Tico Lamont Anderson was charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana and Donti Keon Anderson was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Sheriff Mitchum credits the recent arrests to the tireless efforts of Investigator Jimmy Swift. Investigator Swift was hired in Nov. of 2011 as a full time drug investigator for Twiggs County. Since his hire Investigator Swift has made over 20 drug arrest. Sheriff Mitchum added that Inv. Swift brings a lot of experience in the field of drug investigations to our office. He is retired from Macon Police Department with 22 years of service. While with Macon he was assigned to the Drug Unit and also operated the drug unit at one time, he was also was assigned for 13 years to the DEA Drug Task Force as a Special Agent.
Sheriff Mitchum wants drug dealers, pushers and users to take this as a warning.