TCPD, other agencies make drug bust after three-month investigation

by | September 11, 2019 4:25 pm

Robert T. Turner, 39-years-old of Twin City, was arrested on September 10, 2019 by Twin City Police Department and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine.

Turner was arrested at the conclusion of a three-month undercover investigation by TCPD, who was assisted by the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, Swainsboro Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms throughout.

The investigation culminated with Turner’s arrest, the execution of a search warrant, and seizure of various evidence.

At the time of the arrest, 2.5 ounces of methamphetamine were recovered. The cumulative amount of methamphetamine recovered over the course of the investigation is approximately 270 grams. Trafficking in methamphetamine requires the possession or distribution in excess of 28 grams.

In addition to the methamphetamine recovered Tuesday, law enforcement officials seized $1,100 cash as well as two firearms and two vehicles.

The investigation is ongoing. Additional arrests are anticipated as well as other charges to be presented against Turner.

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