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CNT Bust Six People and Seize Over 30 Pounds of Pot

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By Jamison Dowd

CNT Agents say $100,000 dollars worth of drugs is off the streets and six people are behind bars after two major drug busts Wedensday and Thursday.

  Agents say they've been investigating drug activity at two residences in Chatham County.

  While working undercover, agents say identified 22 year old Christopher Disilvestro as their primary suspect at 545 East Harris Street in Savannah.

   Agents also identified 22 year old Benton Oliver, 20 year old Mason Crecy and 17 year old Loyd Hodges, as suspects in their investigation. 

  Additionally, Agents say they began investigating 3312 Falligant Avenue located in Thunderbolt thus identifying 35 year old Wendell Butler Jr. and 32 year old Lisa Bimber as the primary suspects in connection with the Falligant Avenue address.   

Around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night, CNT executed a search warrant at Disilvestro’s residence and found approximately three pounds of marijuana and more than $4,000 in cash. 

  CNT also executed an additional search warrant at the Falligant Avenue address shortly after 3:30 Thursday morning resulting in the seizure of approximately 28 pounds of marijuana, four guns and more than $4,000 in cash.  

  Mason Crecy was charged with Possession of Marijuana.  Disilvestro, Oliver and Hodges were all charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute in addition to other felony related drug charges.  Both Butler Jr. and Bimber were charged with Trafficking Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime in addition to other felony related charges.  All six persons were taken to the Chatham County Detention Center.

  Also seized in the operation were three vehicles.  The seized marijuana has an estimated street value of more than $100,000.

  CNT thanks the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, Metro K-9 Unit and the Thunderbolt Police Department for their partnership during this investigation. 

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