Wanted Perry man found with drugs, weapons, police say

jmink@macon.comJune 7, 2013 

A Perry man, who was wanted in connection with a shooting in Byron, was arrested Wednesday after police found drugs, weapons and $35,750 in cash at his residence, according to a news release from the Perry Police Department.

Bryson D. Porter, 30, of the 100 block of Alice Drive, had an outstanding warrant for aggravated assault in Peach County. When police arrived at his residence around 11 a.m., they found 25 bottles of narcotics, less than an ounce of marijuana, two handguns and the cash, the news release states.

The narcotics were in the form of Codeine cough syrup, and officers also found scales in the residence, Capt. Heath Dykes said.

Porter was charged with possession with intent to distribute schedule five (narcotics), possession of marijuana less than an ounce, possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime and possession of tools of a crime, according to the news release.

He is being held in the Peach County jail on the aggravated assault charge, the news release states.

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