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06/10/05

Drugs Seized, Suspects Arrested After Chase

Savannah-Chatham police have recovered a large amount of drugs and arrested at least two people after an early-morning chase.

Shortly after 4am this morning, police got a call saying some men had gathered in the 1500 block of Stuyvesant Street in Liberty City and may be doing drugs. Officer got into the area and several men fled the scene. Police found two large bags of marijuana in a white car, along with a large amount of crack and two handguns.

A K-9 unit tracked one of the men to an area near Rockdale and Mitchell Streets, where he was bitten by the dog and police caught him. Another man was also arrested running from police.

Officers also found at least three cars that may have illegal registration.

CNT agents and detectives have been notified and they will be taking over the case.

The men who were arrested were taken to the Chatham County jail with various charges pending.

Reported by: Steven Shoob, sshoob@wtoc.com

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