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Five arrested in CNT bust in west Savannah

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Five people are in custody tonight after Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team officers executed a search warrant and seized a large amount of marijuana, cocaine, and weapons.

CNT gents executed a search warrant at 206 West Street on Savannah's west side late Thursday afternoon. Agents seized 4.5 pounds of marijuana, an ounce of cocaine, two handguns, an SKS assault style rifle, and $1,079 in cash in the operation.   

Members of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Dept., including the SWAT team and aviation assets supported CNT agents during the operation.

The search warrant was the result of a short term investigation concentrating on drug sales activities in the West Savannah neighborhood.

The investigation targeted known drug houses and individuals identified as marketers of illicit narcotics in the community.

Calvin Gregory Russell, 23, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and obstruction. Russell also had three warrants through the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Dept., including aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

James Johnson, 24, was also charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and obstruction.

Treishawn Robinson, 19, Arkeem Anthony, 22, and Isadore Johnson, 28, were all charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in to the commission of a felony.

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