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June 20--  The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has provided more information regarding Wednesday's drug and gang raid in Vidalia.

Approximately 100 law enforcement personnel from local, state, and federal law enforcement executed multiple search warrants in Vidalia, Toombs County. The warrants were the result of an ongoing multi-agency investigation into drugs, gangs, and guns. Ten search warrants were executed in and around Vidalia, with an eleventh being executed simultaneously in Riverdale, Clayton County. Eleven people were arrested.

gangcar2Various types of illicit drugs, US Currency, and firearms were seized, along with several vehicles, including a Dodge 3500 dually truck and two luxury vehicles (Maserati and Bentley).

Approximately 40 oz. of suspected crack/cocaine, 74 oz. of ecstasy, 13.5 oz of methamphetamine, 21 ounces of Xanax, 3.5 oz of heroin, 6 pints of codeine, and 130 oz. of marijuana rounded out the bulk of illicit drugs.

ganggunsSeven handguns, five rifles, and one shotgun, along with multiple high capacity magazines and numerous rounds of rifle ammunition were also seized.

The investigation was initiated by the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office and the Middle GA Judicial Circuit DA’s Office. Agencies including the Georgia Department of Community Supervision, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Safe Streets Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the United States Attorney’s Office (Southern District) subsequently joined the investigation and participated in Wednesday’s effort. Additional support was provided by the Lyons Police Department, the Treutlen County Sheriff’s Office, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia State Patrol and the United States Postal Inspection Service.

The following subjects were arrested during the operation:

DELTINAUD TOUSSAINT AGE: 44 VIDALIA, GA

STACY TYRONE TOBLER, SR. AGE: 46VIDALIA, GA

ANDRE JACKSON AGE: 29 VIDALIA, GA

OZELL JOHNSON, JR. AGE: 37VIDALIA, GA

ALONZO NEAL ROBERTS, JR. AGE: 30 VIDALIA, GA

LAPORSHIA A. CANTY AGE: 44 VIDALIA, GA

FREDERICK D. COOPER AGE: 39 VIDALIA, GA

RODERICK JOHNSON AGE: 31 VIDALIA, GA

LANARD WALLACE AGE: 29 VIDALIA, GA

JOSEPH E. LONG AGE: 43 RIVERDALE, GA

AHBINAH E. SMITHAGE:39 RIVERDALE, GA

The investigation remains ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated. Anyone with information pertaining to this case encouraged to contact the GBI Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office in Metter at (912) 685-5345.

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