Jeff Davis authorities find drugs, guns, cash in separate investigations
- Written by Staff Reports
- Published in News
Your Local Sinus Experts are now located in three convenient locations:
Tifton, Douglas and Waycross!
Give us a call today at 912-384-2200 or visit our website atwww.entclinicmd.com
On Thursday, October 15, 2020 at approximately 9 a.m., the Jeff Davis County Drug Unit located Grant Joshua Brinkley, a wanted subject with several outstanding warrants at his residence at 60 Lucy Berge Road. During his arrest, investigators discovered Brinkley to be in possession of methamphetamine. In addition to the outstanding warrants from Appling and Bacon counties, Brinkley will also be charged with possession of methamphetamine by Jeff Davis County drug investigators.
Later the same day, at approximately 1 p.m. Jeff Davis County Drug Unit conducted a search at 532 Mt. Pleasant Church Road in Denton after several complaints of gunshots being heard for several nights. Investigators located Joshua Hutto at his residence and discovered several rifles in his home and a handgun in his vehicle. Hutto was taken into custody and charged with possession of firearms by a first offender and probation violation.
On Friday, October 16, 2020 at approximately 6 a.m., the Jeff Davis County Drug Unit and the Hazlehurst Police Department conducted a search at 238 Arthur McNeal Road in Hazlehurst. During the search, investigators discovered large quantities of marijuana and $84,850 in cash. Throughout the following week, investigators gained additional information of certain items hidden in other locations. Investigators were able to locate the items and other suspected illicit funds. The seizures of illicit funds during this investigation have totaled $102,140. Christopher Paul Duckworth was taken into custody and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and probation violation.
This investigation is ongoing and Duckworth could face additional charges.
- GBI agents, Jeff Davis deputies arrest one on child molestation charges
- Manager at Dollar General store in Denton arrested for allegedly stealing over $40,000
- Jeff Davis inmate escapes on Christmas Day, captured in Waycross
- Jeff Davis operation results in numerous arrests
- Trojan wrestlers finish second at Jeff Davis Duals meet
Latest from Staff Reports
- 39-year-old arrested on cocaine trafficking charges after vehicle stop
- Trojans take first at For Coffee meet, Kate Merritt sets another school record
- Katy Paulk takes oath of office, now officially State Court judge
- Judge Spivey denies convicted double murderer Wallace Lee's motion for a new trial
- Traffic stop leads to arrest on methamphetamine, cocaine charges