‘Operation Street Sweeper’ continues

Published 12:17 pm Friday, July 20, 2018

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Undercover operation leads to three more arrests

“Operation Street Sweeper” yielded three more arrests on July 11 as the Demopolis Police Department executed two search warrants and made three more felony arrests and one misdemeanor arrest in the ongoing undercover investigation.

The suspects are accused of illegally distributing one or more of the following: cocaine, marijuana or prescription drugs.

Bert Williams

• Bert Williams Jr., 31, of Demopolis; five counts of distribution of controlled substance and one count of possession of marijuana first.

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• Abraham Steele, 27, of Demopolis; three counts of distribution of controlled substance.

• Davin Scott, 28, of Demopolis; three counts of distribution of controlled substance.

Abraham Steele

Director of Public Safety Tommie Reese said “drugs are like that continues to destroy and impact many lives of the young and old robbing many of their future, so we cannot give up the fight.”

Reese praised the efforts of the Demopolis Police Department Criminal Investigation Division and Narcotic Team “for all of their hard work in this operation.”

Davin Scott

He also said additional arrests would be coming and that “Operation Street Sweeper” is far from over.

Bonds for all suspects were set at $25,000 per count.

Citizens are asked to report all illegal drug activity and any other tip to the Demopolis Police Department or TIP LINE at 334-289-3073 or 334-289-1475.