From left: Donald Davis, Marquessa Geter and John Kitchens
Photo: Forsyth County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

3 charged after Forsyth County deputy finds drugs, gun during traffic stop

Three people are behind bars after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs, a gun and several stolen packages, authorities in Forsyth County said. 

Donald Davis, 32, of Atlanta, Marquessa Geter, 29, of College Park, and John Kitchens, 32, of Atlanta each face several charges in connection with the incident, the Forsyth sheriff’s office told AJC.com. 

The traffic stop happened about 4 a.m. Thursday in the area of Shiloh Road, Forsyth sheriff’s office spokeswoman Stacie Miller said. A deputy was working an off-duty assignment when he spotted a “suspicious” car, she said. 

The deputy pulled the car over for an obscured license plate, according to a Forsyth sheriff’s office incident report. When he approached the vehicle, he smelled marijuana, Miller said. 

The deputy searched the car, as well as the three people inside, and found two pounds of marijuana, the incident report said. The search also yielded cocaine, crack cocaine, MDMA and a revolver, according to Miller. 

“Also in the car were packages and mail which appeared to have been stolen from areas around Forsyth County, she said. 

Davis, Geter, and Kitchens were taken to the Forsyth County Jail, where they remain with no bond. 

They each face four counts of theft by taking, a count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. 

Davis is also charged individually with two counts of possession of a schedule I controlled substance, and Kitchens faces a count of possession of cocaine. 

Davis and Kitchens are both charged with an additional count of possession of drug-related objects, while Geter is charged with obscured or missing license plate. 

In other news:

The City of Tucker has put a lot of new guidelines into place to keep people safe.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.

Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism.
AJC.com. Atlanta. News. Now.

Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism.
AJC.com. Atlanta. News. Now.

With the largest team in the state, the AJC reports what’s really going on with your tax dollars and your elected officials. Subscribe today. Visit the AJC's Georgia Navigator for the latest in Georgia politics.

Your subscription to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism. Visit the AJC's Georgia Navigator for the latest in Georgia politics.