5 arrested, weapons, drugs, nearly $16K seized in SPD investigation

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A narcotics investigation by the Savannah Police Department (SPD) led to five arrests, as well as the seizure of guns, marijuana, and about $16,000.

SPD Strategic Investigations Unit detectives launched the investigation earlier this year into possible narcotics activity at a home in the 1200 block of E. 33rd Street.

On Friday, Aug. 7, the unit conducted a search warrant at the residence and seized 11.52 lbs. of marijuana and two firearms — one of which was determined to be stolen.

The following individuals were arrested:

  • Jahquell Jamonte Smith, 29, federal probation violation, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act
  • Timothy Joseph Quarterman, 25, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act
  • Timothy Nathaniel Leeks, 21, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act, theft by receiving stolen property, obstruction
  • Antonio Demond Martin, 31, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act, marijuana possession less than an ounce
  • Jamell Monte Jackson, 31, possession with intent to distribute controlled substance, trafficking marijuana, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act

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