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Ice Cream Truck Drivers Arrested in Statesboro for Drugs and Firearms

The Bulloch County Sheriff’s office Crime Suppression Team
has arrested two men on multiple charges.


 

Jeremy Allen Franklin and Antonio Lavelle Henry were arrested after investigators from the Crime Suppression Team received information about an ice cream truck that was visiting area apartment complexes. It was reported that the person was not only selling ice cream, but also selling illegal narcotics from the truck.

On Tuesday afternoon afternoon around 2:30, the ice cream truck was observed by deputies in the Foxridge Apt complex located on Packinghouse Road. Once the truck left the apartment complex, Corporal Jason Borne stopped the vehicle. BCSO K-9 Dutch alerted on the vehicle, which resulted in an extensive search of the truck. A misdemeanor amount of marijuana and 2 firearms were located during the search.

Henry was arrested on charges of Misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Franklin was arrested on charges of Misdemeanor possession of marijuana and Possession of a Firearm by a person on First Offender status after being convicted of Theft by Taking out of Columbus, Georgia.

This case will be turned over to the prosecutors for further court proceedings.

Sheriff Brown encourages anyone with information of illegal narcotics activity in Bulloch County to call the Crime Suppression Team at 912-764-1786.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Sonja

    March 15, 2018 at 8:09 pm

    Lawd…they must be watched the Netflix series Shameless

  2. Brian m. Powalski

    November 22, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    Sheriff brown .
    Those names are similar here in wil.ington island ga. To hilton head island sc
    They are or affiliates.
    Believe on omler loop. Wilmi gton island ga .31410
    Please help my son is on that street. And the mother and grandmother along with good families. And kids like my boy

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