K9 Officer Assists in Drug Bust: Four Arrested in Glynn County

K9 Officer Assists in Drug Bust: Four Arrested in Glynn County
Officer Dustin Shipskie and K9 Ghost

Four individuals were arrested following a traffic stop on Touchstone Parkway at Butterbean Court in Glynn County on Saturday, June 8th. The incident unfolded when Glynn County Police Officer Jonathan Donahue pulled over a vehicle for a moving violation. K9 Officer Dustin Shipskie, accompanied by K9 Ghost, arrived at the scene, and the dog alerted officers to the presence of narcotics in the stopped vehicle.

Subsequently, officers conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered around 14 grams of methamphetamine along with related drug paraphernalia. The four occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody and charged as follows:

  • Gerald Smith: possession of drug-related objects
  • Jacqueline Altman: possession of schedule II
  • Lauren Hinson: possession of schedule II with intent to distribute and possession of drug-related objects
  • Mark Lusty: possession of schedule II with intent to distribute, possession of drug-related objects, and failure to stop at a stop sign.

Individuals with additional information pertaining to these cases are urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (912) 554-7802, the non-emergency line at (912) 554-3645, or provide anonymous tips through Silent Witness at (912) 264-1333.

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