Two Arrested in Adel, Georgia Drug Trafficking Bust

Two Arrested in Adel, Georgia Drug Trafficking Bust

On Friday, June 28, 2024, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Hahira Police Department, and Georgia State Patrol arrested Shyiem Marquon Banks, age 28, and Roderick Dion Collins, age 36, following a joint investigation into drug trafficking in Adel, Georgia.

A search warrant executed at the home of Collins and Banks on June 28, 2024, led to the seizure of 210 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 3.2 pounds of suspected marijuana, 13 grams of suspected alpha-PVP (Flakka/bath salts), over 90 suspected oxycodone tablets, and 2 firearms.

Banks faces charges including three counts of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Collins has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine, trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Both men were taken to the Cook County Jail after they were arrested.

This investigation aims to impact the current street-level drug distribution in Adel, Cook County, Georgia, and promote a safer environment for its productive citizens.

The Southwestern Drug Enforcement Office needs your help. If you have information related to drug activity, please call the drug enforcement office at 229-420-1254. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at GBI Submit Tips Online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.  

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