The Chatham–Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating several wanted persons.
CNT is seeking 31–year–old Scott Patrick Hoskins of Savannah for Criminal Attempt to Obtain a Controlled Substance (Lorcet) by Fraud and Forgery by Altering a Prescription (Lorcet).
Hoskins is known to frequent the downtown Savannah area and is as a white male, 5ft 11in, 185lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes. Hoskins last known address is on East 42nd Street.
CNT is seeking 33–year–old Michelle Elizabeth Dawson of Hardeeville, SC, for Obtaining a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone) by Fraud and three counts Possession of a Dangerous Drug (Tramadol).
Dawson is a white female, 5ft 4in, 220lbs with black hair and brown eyes.
CNT is seeking 35–year–old Rico Lemonte Edwards of Savannah. Edwards is currently out on bond for Sale of Controlled Substances (crack and powder cocaine) and is currently wanted for the offense, Probation Violation through the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. Edwards last known address is Caithness Street. Edwards is as a black male, 5ft 9in, 260lbs with black hair and brown eyes.
Edwards is believed to be in the company of 26–year–old Joy Elizabeth Swailes of Savannah. Swailes is also wanted for the offense, Probation Violation through the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. Swailes is a white female, 5ft 2in, 140lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes. Swailes last known address is Beaufort Road.
Both Edwards and Swailes are known to frequent hotels in the West Chatham County, Pooler and Richmond Hill areas.
Anyone with info is asked to contact CNT at 912–652–3900 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 912–234–2020 where you can remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
• Several items from the local office of the United States Marshals Service:
A Savannah man wanted on charges of Armed Robbery and Armed Kidnapping was arrested by the United States Marshals Service, Savannah Office of the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and SCMPD Patrol units on October 17.
Andrea Octavianus White, 56, is wanted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department in Ocala, FL, on warrants charging him with Armed Robbery and Armed Kidnapping from an incident that happened in April of 2009 in Ocala. A law enforcement source provided information to the Marshals Task Force that placed White in the 2000 block of East 58th Street, in Savannah.
Upon verifying this information, the Marshals Task Force along with SCMPD Patrol Units descended on the house in the early morning. White was arrested without incident.
Also, Joel Beal Smith of Bristol, GA was wanted on two counts of Sexual Battery on a Child by the Broward County, Florida, Sheriff’s Department and was arrested by the United States Marshals Service on October 9. The Savannah Task Force conducted a 2 week investigation and determined where they thought Smith was staying in Bristol. On October 5 Savannah Task Force members and Wayne County deputies arrested Smith without incident. Smith was taken to the Wayne County Jail to await extradition proceedings to send him back to south Florida.