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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Drug Complaints Lead to Arrest

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For Immediate Release

September 2, 2021


On Wednesday, September 1, 2021, members of the Vice/ Narcotics Unit, along with GVI, Patrol and the S.W.A.T. Team served a narcotics search warrant at 2148 Dora Street, apartment #8.  The search warrant was in response to numerous neighborhood complaints of drug dealing from the apartment. 

Brandon Markell Adams, BM, 30 yoa, along with three females and an infant were located inside the apartment when S.W.A.T. made entry.  VNU Detectives identified Adams as the lessee and the known narcotics dealer at the apartment based on previous undercover operations.  All occupants were detained without incident.

A search of the apartment was conducted by VNU Detectives and several special agents from the ATF.    

The following items were located:

Three (3) AR-15 style rifles (.223 ca)

One (1) AK47 pistol (7.62 x 39)

Twelve (12) handguns (.25 cal, .22 cal, .38 spcl, 9mm, .357 SIG, .45 cal, .44 magnum, FN 5.7)

Three (3) rifles (.44 cal, 9mm, .22 cal)

One (1) 12-gauge shotgun

Thousands of rounds of ammunition and numerous high capacity and drum style magazines 

2.8 grams of Crack Cocaine

43.7 grams of Cocaine HCl

885 grams of Marijuana

11.3 grams of MDMA crystal

19.2 grams of MDMA “Ecstasy” tablets

Fifteen (15) Synthetic Cannabinoid cartridges (1 gram of THC oil each)

$5,113.00 in U.S Currency (Seized Pending Civil Forfeiture)

Numerous digital scales, plastic baggies for packaging and cooking utensils for manufacturing crack cocaine.

Adams was arrested and charged with: Rent/ Lease a Structure for the Purpose of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, Trafficking in Cocaine, Trafficking in MDMA, Possession of Marijuana w/ Intent to Sell, Possession of Marijuana (THC OIL) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.   


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