A months-long GBI investigation led to four arrests and more than $57,000 in drugs seized in a bust in DeKalb County.
Photo: GBI
Photo: GBI

More than $57K in drugs seized in DeKalb bust

A months-long GBI investigation in DeKalb County resulted in four arrests and the seizure of $57,600 worth of drugs as well as more than $10,000 cash.

Jermaine Johnson, Lindsey Anderson, Justin Adams and Crystal Hall were arrested Friday at Johnson’s Stone Mountain home, according to the agency.

Authorities said they learned Johnson, 35, was distributing methamphetamine and heroin from the home in the 800 block of Post Road Circle.

After securing a search warrant for the home, agents seized $11,000 in marijuana, $6,000 in cocaine, $28,000 in methamphetamine, $12,600 in heroin and an unspecified quantity of Xanax and oxycodone pills.

They also found a stolen motorcycle, high capacity magazines and ammunition, a bulletproof vest and nine guns, two of which were stolen. 

Johnson was charged with the sale of methamphetamine and heroin, trafficking of methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine, possession of more than an ounce of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Anderson, Adams and Hall were charged with trafficking methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine, possession of more than an ounce of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Each suspect faces charges of possession of a schedule II narcotic, possession of a schedule IV narcotic and nine counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to the GBI.

Johnson is being held in the DeKalb County jail. Anderson, 31, is there, too. Adams, 24, is being held in Spalding County jail due to an outstanding warrant. And Hall, 27, is being held in Henry County jail due to an outstanding warrant. 

Adams and Hall will be transferred to DeKalb at a later date, authorities said. 

The DeKalb SWAT team and Spalding County Sheriff’s Office assisted the multi-agency GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office in the investigation.

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