NICOLE NORRIS/THE GREENVILLE STANDARD
Two suspected drug dealers were arrested thanks to a tip from a confidential informant. Officers were investigating a different case when they got the call.
“Sargent Hadley, he started all of it. He was investigating another case actually, investigating a burglary,” says Lieutenant Joey Disney. “And in the process of that he ran across some of this information through some of his confidential informants and he was able to pick that up then, investigate it a little bit more, get more information, which led to the search warrant.”
Enough information was gathered to obtain search warrants and search the apartment where almost an ounce of marijuana packed into small bags were found.
Police gathered enough information to perform a search warrant on the apartment where they found almost an ounce of marijuana packaged into several small bags. Shamika McDonald and Akeem Thompson were arrested on possession and intent to sell charges Monday night.
Lieutenant Disney says his police department depends on tips like this from the community.
“People that don’t even want anything out of it, will call us and tell us things; because they want us to be able to solve the crimes that happen here in Greenville.”