Guns and drugs seized in Cook, Tift County

November 12 – ALBANY – Federal search warrants were executed at 13 locations in Cook and Tift counties as part of a joint law enforcement operation involving the FBI, the United States Postal Inspection Service. United, GBI, Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office, Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, Adel Police Department and Hahira Police Department.

Search warrants were executed in Cook County at:

– 908 Lavind Way, Adel;

– 611 West Sixth St., Adel;

— 304 South Martin Luther King Drive South, Adel;

– 609 West Sixth St., Adel;

— 307 South Martin Luther King Drive South, Adel;

– 418 South Martin Luther King Drive South, Adel;

— 817 Turkey Drive, Adel;

— 306 South Oak Street, Adel

– Cook County Parcel 0016104 (also known as 1041 and 1011 Antioch Greggs Road, Adel);

— 2301 South Hutchinson Avenue, Adel;

— 1100 South Gordon Ave., Apartment B, Adel;

— 157 Deerfield Drive, Sparks.

A search warrant has been executed in Tift County at 1319 TyTy Omega Road, Lot 9, Tifton.

The operation resulted in the seizure of 14 firearms: two assault rifles, a rifle, a shotgun and ten pistols. In addition, 3.2 kilograms of methamphetamine, 725 grams of cocaine, 288.8 grams of cocaine base, 74.4 grams of MDMA, 81.6 grams of alleged fentanyl, 9.8 kilograms of THC and 1,000 various pills on prescription were found.

Three people have been taken into state custody and face state charges: Calvin James Smith Sr., 54, of Adel, is charged with felony possession of firearms sentenced ; Joe Smith, 52, of Sparks, is charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Criminal Possession of a Firearm while Committing a Crime; and Justin Thompson, 35, of Adel, is charged with illegal street gang activity.

A state warrant has been issued for the arrest of Calvin James Smith Jr., 33, of Tifton, for trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and manufacture/sale/possession of 28 grams or more of MDMA.

All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court beyond a reasonable doubt. This is an ongoing investigation.

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