Crime

Three people arrested in drug bust

Three people have been arrested in connection with a Wednesday drug bust in the Fort Hill neighborhood, according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s drug investigators, the SWAT Team and Jones County deputies served a search warrant at 548 Green Place in east Macon on Wednesday afternoon, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Investigators seized three assault rifles, five pistols, three Ecstasy pills, about a pound of marijuana and $2,187 in cash.

The marijuana is estimated to have a street value of $2,400, according to the release.

Reginald Emory, 27, and Renalda Lewis, 34, were charged with violation of probation, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to the release.

Lewis additionally was charged with family violence-related simple battery.

Christopher Grant, 28, was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to the release.

Emory, of Dennis Street, is being held at the Bibb County jail on $6,650 bond and Lewis, of Merriwood Drive, is being held on $10,050 bond.

Grant, of Kings Park Circle, was released Thursday on $25,350 bond.

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