Joint WCSO, Social Circle PD drug bust nets drugs, guns; arrest

Social Circle Police Chief Tyrone Oliver reports that joint search warrant executed by the Social Circle Police Department and the Walton County Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team at 6 a.m. Friday morning resulted in the confiscation of a quantity of marijuana and two firearms. One of the firearms had an altered serial number.

According to a press release from SCPD, the narcotics investigation was the result of several anonymous complaints and tips that drug sales were going on at 464 Ronthor Drive in Social Circle, which is where the search warrant was executed. In addition, 23-year-old Mikail Anthony Walker of that address was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and criminal use of an article with an altered serial number.

“We encourage citizens to continue to report any suspicious or illegal activity. See it, Hear it, Report it! You can remain anonymous,” Oliver said.


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