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Four arrested on drug charges in Bulloch County

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Emily Rushing (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office) Emily Rushing (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office)
Tambi Rich (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office) Tambi Rich (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office)
Johnny Branch, Jr. (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office) Johnny Branch, Jr. (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office)
Michael Rice (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office) Michael Rice (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office)
BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) -

A long term surveillance of suspects associated withheroin and cocaine led to four arrests Friday in Bulloch County by theStatesboro-Bulloch Suppression Team.

Four individuals were observed meeting and leaving ameeting spot in separate vehicles. Investigators stopped both vehicles onprobable cause on Gentilly Road.

The occupants of a black Mercedes, Emily Rushing,26, and Tambi Rich, 35, and the occupants of Rushing's Dodge Charger, JohnnyLee Branch, Jr., 33, were arrested when a K-9 led to the discovery of crackcocaine, while Rushing's Dodge Charger was discovered to be stolen fromAtlanta.

Search warrants were conducted at Rushing's home onNature's Way as a result of these arrests. Heroin and multiple syringes werediscovered at the residence.

A warrant was also served at the home of anassociate of Rushing at the Stadium Walk Apartments on Lanier Drive.Investigators found heroin and arrested Michael Rice, 25.

Rice was also charged with previous sales of heroinand cocaine observed by CST members.

Rushing was charged with one count of traffickingheroin, one count of possession of cocaine and one count of receiving stolenmotor vehicle.

Rice was charged with one count of sale of heroinand one count of sale of cocaine.

Rich was charged with one count of possession ofcocaine.

Branch, Jr. was charged with driving without adriver's license and one count of possession of cocaine.

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