Crime

Drugs, stolen property recovered during raid

Macon police recovered stolen firearms, electronics, tools and prescription medication after serving search warrants at three rooms at a Riverside Drive motel Thursday.

The three rooms, located at the Howard Johnson at 2566 Riverside Drive, were registered in the name of Jackson Marvin Heath, a maintenance man at the hotel, according to information released by the police Monday.

Heath, 66, of Pierce Avenue, was charged with sale of schedule II drugs, according to the release. He is being held at the Bibb County jail without bond, according to jail records.

Also arrested were:

• Dennis Duane Coley, 19, of Lizella, charged with a State Court bench warrant. He was released on $1,200 bond Friday, according to the police.

• Delana Michelle Varnom, 29, of Pio Nono Avenue, charged with possession of marijuana, possession of schedule III drugs and possession of schedule IV drugs. She is being held on $5,900 bond, according to a jail records.

• Timothy Andrew Barrett, 37, of Bloomfield Drive, charged with Superior Court violation of probation. He is being held without bond, according to jail records.

The search warrants were executed after a three-month investigation.

Among the items found were two shotguns and a pistol that were reported stolen in Crawford County, according to the release.

Additional charges against Heath are expected, according to the release.

— Amy Leigh Womack

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