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23 indicted on federal drug charges

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Twenty-three people were indicted by a federal grand jury after a two-year investigation.

They're charged in connection with conspiracy to distribute large amounts of marijuana, cocaine and crack cocaine. One of the defendants has also been charged with the possession of 23 kilograms of cocaine with the intent to distribute it.

The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force conducted an investigation into drug trafficking in Savannah, Atlanta and other areas. 

On Nov. 29, a search warrant was carried out in Pooler, Garden City, Savannah, Atlanta and Brunswick. Search warrants were also executed in South Carolina. 

Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Savannah Chatham Counter-Narcotics Team, Beaufort County South Carolina Sheriff's Department and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, among other agencies conducted the joint investigation. 

Those arrested face a possible life sentence if convicted of the charges. 

These defendants were arrested during the search:

Telly Savalas Riley, 37, of Crescent, Ga.
aka Jack, KoJak

Grilly Holloway Jr., 33, of Savannah
aka Cheese, Grill Cheese

Rashawn Ahamd Stewart, 31, of Savannah
aka Black, Magic, Black Magic, Smokey, Spot               

Steven Patrick McCoy, 37, of Savannah
aka Patche, Scratch, Lil Pat, Project

Jack Lee Brown, 42, of Savannah
aka Smooth

Anthony Dether Aaron, 35, of Savannah
aka The Tire Doctor, Joe Jizzle, Jizzleasy

Leonard Anthony Kennedy, 36, Savannah
aka Jamal Harris, Bernard Anthony Gramm

Jarvis King, 42, of South Carolina
aka Jeezy, Anthony Jarvis King, Anthony Heyward, Timothy Monroe Hughes, Ghost

Chad Fitzgerald McCoy, 31, of Atlanta
aka Feezy

Michael Jernard Singleton, 29, of Savannah
aka Cheese

DyShawn Jamel Beasley, 34, of Savannah
aka Aubrey Beasley

Leroy Chisholm, 37, of Savannah
aka Fats

Ron Bernard Allen, 36, of Savannah
aka Ron Low

Vincent Bryant, 43, of Savannah
aka Vincent Lonon, Chill, Chilly

Ricardo Jamaine Crawford, 41, of Savannah
aka Rico

Jawyanna Porchai Pringle, 29, of Savannah
aka Jiggie

Joseph Lamar Medlock, 29, of South Carolina
aka Poochie Medlock

Michael Lavon Bostic, 33, of Savannah
aka Mike B

Willie Jones, 30, Savannah
aka Willie Banks, Zay Glass, Mike James, Wille James, Orlando Norvell Jing, Willie Pollie

James Wright, 38, of Savannah

Michael DeWayne Jackson, 40, of Jacksonville

Edward Leroy Williams, 44, of Crescent

Georgia Lenard Moran, 30, of Crescent

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