View Mobile Site

2 charged with trafficking heroin in Statesboro

2 charged with trafficking heroin in Statesboro

2 charged with trafficking heroin in Statesboro

Damonta Anderson


Two Atlanta residents were arrested on heroin trafficking charges Saturday after the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team conducted a narcotics investigation.

Investigators with the CST responded Saturday to a unit in Park Place Apartments, in the 200 block of Lanier Drive, after receiving information that "a large amount of marijuana was being transported to that location from Atlanta," Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said Monday in a news release.

A man and a woman arrived at 10 p.m. at the apartment to deliver the heroin, Anderson said.

When investigators tried to take the man, later identified as Damonta Anderson, 25, of Greens Ferry Road in Atlanta, into custody, he tried to flee on foot and was subdued with a Taser stun gun, the sheriff said.

The woman, later identified as Mikeon Briddy, 23, of McDaniel Street in Atlanta, was taken into custody without incident.

Both Anderson and Briddy were taken to the Bulloch County Jail, where they are being held without bond pending a hearing in Bulloch County Superior Court.

Anderson was charged with trafficking in heroin and obstruction. Briddy was charged with trafficking in heroin.

 

Interested in viewing premium content?

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...