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SPD arrests 2 men with cocaine at Walmart
Incident leads to false social media uproar
Marcus Jermaine Austin
Responding to a report of illegal drug activity at the Walmart Supercenter Monday night, Statesboro police arrested two men on cocaine charges. Officers reportedly arrived at the big store on Northside Drive East around 8:10 p.m. One suspect, Marcus Jermaine Austin, tried to run away “but was quickly stopped and taken into custody by officers of the Statesboro Police Department,” SPD Community Information Specialist Madison Bridges Warren reported in a news release. Austin, 38, of Creekside Way in Metter was booked at the Bulloch County Jail on charges of sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and misdemeanor obstruction of officers.
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