Cops: Glock, crack cocaine, $5,000 seized in N. Fulton drug bust

4:34 p.m Friday, June 16, 2017 Neighborhoods
Efren Montoya was charged with possession of a firearm during commission of a felony and trafficking in cocaine. (FULTON COUNTY JAIL PHOTO)

Sandy Springs police arrested three men and recovered drugs, money and a weapon when they executed a search warrant on Wednesday.

At the residence on Marsh Tail Circle, police found 58 grams of crack cocaine, four grams of powder cocaine, $5,663 in cash, a Glock 19 9mm handgun and a 14-round magazine. Police also seized several ledgers and miscellaneous documents.

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Efren Montoya of Lawrenceville, Jose J. Ceja and Alberto Ortiz of Atlanta were arrested and booked at the Sandy Springs police department.

Ortiz and Ceja were charged with possession of a controlled substance, but were released on Thursday after police declined to prosecute. Montoya was charged with possession of a firearm during commission of a felony and trafficking in cocaine. He remains in Fulton County jail, according to jail records.

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At least five homes in the neighborhood received an envelope with a "white powdery substance" in it.
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