Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads to Major Seizure and Arrests in Athens-Clarke County

Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads to Major Seizure and Arrests in Athens-Clarke County
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On May 16, 2024, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department (ACCPD) participated in a multi-agency drug investigation, resulting in the execution of several search warrants in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.

During the searches, law enforcement officers seized approximately 35 kilograms of cocaine, 5 pounds of methamphetamine, 1 kilogram of fentanyl, 1 kilogram of heroin, and 19 firearms. Among the firearms, two pistols were modified with switches enabling automatic fire.

Three suspects were taken into custody and charged with trafficking illegal drugs at the time of the search warrants. The suspects are Luis Reyes-Juarez, 23, Luis Angel Campuzano, 22, and Edwin Rolando Chavez, 22, all from Athens, GA. The charges are allegations, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department collaborated with the Drug Enforcement Administration Macon Resident Office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia, the Federal Bureau of Investigation Middle Georgia Safe Streets Gang Taskforce, Homeland Security Investigations Gainesville, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Georgia State Patrol, Clarke County Sheriff’s Office, Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Brookhaven Police Department, and the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 706-705-4775.

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