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Police release names of 32 arrested in drug sweep

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STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) – Thirty-two people face drug charges after the Statesboro Police Dept.'s drug investigation called "Operation Street Hustlers".

Police released the names of those arrested and charged. Some of the 32 suspects appeared before a judge for initial hearings, and more expected in court on Thursday.

The probe began last summer based on complaints from neighbors about drugs being sold in their neighborhood, according to Det. Lt. Scott Brunson of Statesboro Police.

Detective Lt. Scott Brunson of Statesboro Police said officers began their investigation last summer based on complaints from neighbors of people selling drugs in their neighborhoods.

Officers made some arrests as early as last week, but carried out most of the 57 warrants on Wednesday one day after a special grand jury indicted the suspects.

With some warrants outstanding, Brunson said more arrests will follow.

Terry Baitmon was charged with the sale of MDMA and unlawful use of communication facilities. 

Mark Twain Ball was charged with the sale of marijuana, sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (Georgia Southern University); and unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); and unlawful use of communication facilities.

Steve Dixon was charged with the sale of marijuana and unlawful use of communication facilities.

Anthony Fabrizio sale of cocaine; unlawful Use of communications facilities; sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park (Grady Street Park).

Isaiah Farley was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); and unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore) and unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore).

Ray Gardner was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); unlawful use of communication facilities; possession With intent to distribute marijuana.

Laquan Hartfield was charged with the sale of cocaine (base) ; sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a school (Julia P. Bryant); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine (base);  sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities. 

Corey Hayton was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine(base) ; sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore) and unlawful use of communication facilities. 

Abram Hilton was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine; sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore). 

Matt Huff was charged with four counts of sale of marijuana and possession With intent to distribute marijuana. 

Tiiyanne James was charged with sale of cocaine, sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities. 

Cornelius Johnson was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine (base) and the sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore). 

James Johnson was charged with the sale of marijuana; the sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a Housing Project (Butler Homes); sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a Housing Project (Butler Homes); sale of marijuana; unlawful use of a communications facility;  sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a housing project (Butler Homes); Joseph Jones was charged with the sale of marijuana; unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine (base); sale of marijuana; unlawful use of communication facilities. 

Brian Franks was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (Statesboro HS); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (Statesboro HS); unlawful use of communication facilities.

Shannon Donnie Lovett was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of counterfeit controlled substance; Santana Lundy Gadson was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine (base). 

Victor Mercer was charged with sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a school (William James); sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore). 

Rodriquez Mikell was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine (base). 

Amei Newkirk was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine; sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); unlawful use of communication facilities.

Brian Oglesby was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of cocaine; sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); unlawful use of communication facilities.

Jerome Priester was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore).

Kevin Parrish was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base); possession with intent To distribute crack cocaine.

Senakol Reese was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine (base).

Arthur Sampson was charged with a weapons offense. 

Chauntcey Scott was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a park (McTell Trail).

Henry Shipman was charged with the sale of cocaine (party to the crime); sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore).

Eric Hagins was charged with the sale of cocaine; sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore).

Dinitra Wadley was charged with the sale of cocaine (base).

Andre Ware was charged with the sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine; sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine; sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore); sale of cocaine (base); sale of cocaine (base) within 1000 feet of a park (Luetta Moore).

Richard Williams was charged with the sale of marijuana; unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana; sale of cocaine (base); possession With intent To distribute marijuana.

Yaheed Brooks was charged with the sale of marijuana; unlawful use of communication facilities; Emory High was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); unlawful use of communication facilities.

John Sweat was charged with the sale of marijuana; sale of marijuana within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); unlawful use of communication facilities; sale of cocaine; sale of cocaine within 1000 feet of a school (GSU); unlawful use of communication facilities.

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