Evans Co. man faces five drug-related charges following GBI investigation

Crime & Safety

Photo provided by the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office.

EVANS COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — An Evans County man faces five drug-related charges following a drug investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).

Marquese Palmer, 29, was arrested on Friday and police seized a firearm, money, 7 ounces of marijuana and pills. GBI says Palmer is currently booked at the Tattnall County Jail and additional charges are likely.

Photos provided by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

According to the GBI, Palmer is charged with:

  • Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime
  • Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon
  • 1st Offender Probationer
  • Possession and Use of Drug Related Objects

The investigated targeted street-level drug distribution in Evans County. Anyone with information on drug activity is asked to call the Evans County Sheriff’s Office at 912-739-1611, the GBI at 912-685-5345 or submit an anonymous tip online or call 1-800-597-8477.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories