Bibb deputies arrest three on drugs, weapons charges

pramati@macon.comJuly 16, 2014 

Bibb County deputies arrested three Macon men Monday evening on drugs and weapons charges after executing a search warrant at the Macon Gardens Apartment Homes, 3601 Mercer University Drive, according to a news release.

Members of the Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force notified the sheriff’s office after they noticed drugs in plain view while serving a warrant on a wanted person.

Sheriff’s investigators recovered two .45-caliber handguns and seized 18 ounces of marijuana with a street value of $2,250, and 33 grams of cocaine with a street value of $3,300. Scales, packaging materials and $3,838 in cash also were recovered.

Those arrested were:

• Re’keeyah Mitchell, 19, of Macon, who leases the apartment. He was charged with trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine; purchase, distribution, manufacture, possession or sale of marijuana; possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and theft by receiving.

• Andre Denald Samples, 26, of Macon, who was charged with trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine; purchase, distribution, manufacture, possession or sale of marijuana; possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and theft by receiving.

• Kenterrious Shontez Coker, 25, of Macon. He was charged with trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine; purchase, distribution, manufacture, possession or sale of marijuana; possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, theft by receiving and criminal trespass.

All three are being held in the Bibb County jail.

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