Five Savannah residents were arrested last week after an investigation by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT) led to a residence in the 1000 block of W. 38th Street.
Acting on an anonymous tip, agents began looking at the activities of twenty-year-old Travis Antwon Roberson, who was allegedly selling narcotics and who was reportedly in possession of an assault style weapon.
It was learned that Roberson was wanted by Savannah-Chatham Metro Police for various violations.
Agents, who set up surveillance in the vicinity of this home, observed Roberson approach and enter the house during the late afternoon hours. With assistance of SCMPD officers, agents made contact with twenty-year-old Caitlin Arlene Pool at the residence who denied that Roberson was in the house, "refusing to allow agents to enter to search for him even after she was told he was seen entering," a report says.
Acting on the knowledge that Roberson was in the house, agents entered the home and during their sweep of the interior rooms, Roberson voluntarily exited from one of the back bedrooms and was taken into custody without incident.
While conducting their initial search for Roberson, agents observed in plain view bags of marijuana, drug weighing scales, and a handgun. With Roberson in custody, agents secured the home while a search warrant was obtained.
While holding the house in preparation for the arrival of the search warrant, twenty-two-year old Cornelius Morgan and nineteen-year-old Richard Isiah Wright were observed approaching the residence by agents adjacent to the front door. Wright fled on foot and was apprehended after a short foot chase "but not before dropping a large trash bag along his route of flight. Inside the trash bag was two additional pounds of marijuana." Morgan, who obeyed agents and remained in place, was found to be in possession of a handgun.
The following items were seized: 8.4 ounces of marijuana, 22 grams of Methylone, commonly referred to as Bath Salts, four handguns, and two assault style weapons.
After the home had been searched and just prior to leaving, twenty-year-old Cassidy Jane Kinsey came to the front door "and believing she may be paying a visit to purchase drugs, an agent posing as one of the home occupants answered the door and asked her what she needed." Kinsey was taken into custody after telling the agent that she wished to purchase some marijuana.
• Two officers and a suspect they were trying to question were treated for injuries after a violent confrontation.
Angar Derium Williams, 36, of Cimarron St., faces several charges after he fought with three officers in a neighborhood off Ogeechee Road about 5:30 a.m.
Two officers responded to complaints of suspicious vehicles near Pate Street. "While questioning the occupants of one car they encountered Williams in a second vehicle smelling of marijuana," a spokesman says. "A struggle began when they asked him to exit the car."
Williams finally was subdued. He had been sentenced to seven years in prison for possession of cocaine in December 2010 and was paroled in February 2013.