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Police blotter

Posted: February 5, 2017 - 1:44am

2 arrested after gun, drugs found
Two men were arrested after police discovered a handgun and heroin inside their vehicle during a traffic stop.

Anthony Lyrone Searson, a convicted felon, according to the incident report, was charged with possession handgun and possession of a handgun during the commission of a crime.

Joshua Benjamin Nelms was discovered with approximately 1.5 grams of heroin in his possession and also charged.

Man found hiding under girl's bed
A man was warned not to return to a property after he was found hiding under a juvenile girl's bed.

Police responded to the 300 block of Barnsley Drive in Evans Wednesday to reports of an unruly child, according to the incident report.

A man told police Patrick Bennett Jr. was let into the residence by his juvenile granddaughter. After the two went up to the juvenile's bedroom, the man contacted the police.

Upon arrival, the juvenile told police that Bennett had left the residence. When asked about Bennett's vehicle parked outside, the juvenile claimed she didn't know what Bennett drove.

Police soon found Bennett hiding under the girl's bed.

Bennett told police the juvenile had contacted him on social media and told him she was 17 years old and that they had mutual friends, but did not have any type of relationship.

Bennett was given a warning for criminal trespass to document the incident on behalf of the juvenile's grandfather.

 

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