Monday investigators with the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team Went to a residence in the 300 block of P.W. Clifton Rd near the Leefield Community regarding complaints about the possible manufacture of methamphetamine. Investigators spoke with the property owner, 50 year old William Richard West, Jr., and discovered all of the components necessary for the manufacture of meth. The items were safely removed from the residence. West was charged with one count of Criminal Attempt to Manufacture Methamphetamine.
Execution of a search warrant Tuesday at The Avenue at Southern apartments on GeorgiaAvenue found marijuana and stolen property and the arrest of 18 year old Brandon Brantley of Springfield. He was charged with 2 counts of Sale of Marijuana, and 1 count each of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession/Use of a Drug Related Object, Theft by Conversion, and misdemeanor Obstruction of an Officer. Brantley was also wanted by the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office.
Also Tuesday C.S.T. investigators received information that a female corrections officer working at Georgia State Prison in Reidsville was planning to purchase a quantity of marijuana, smuggle it into the facility and sell it to inmates. CST Investigators, BCSOdeputies and Statesboro Police Department patrol units stopped the car driven by 22 year old Jocelyn Miranda Fedon of Dublin and found a large quantity of marijuana. She was charged with one count of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. The Georgia Dept of Corrections and supervisors at the Georgia State Prison were notified of the arrest and have initiated an internal investigation.