2018-01-03 / Front Page

Sheriff’s Office and MPD make large drug bust

By Deborah Bennett
Millen News editor


Approximately $10,000 cash was confiscated during a drug bust by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office and Millen Police Department at a 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue residence on Dec. 22nd. 
(Photos contributed) Approximately $10,000 cash was confiscated during a drug bust by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office and Millen Police Department at a 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue residence on Dec. 22nd. (Photos contributed) A joint effort by the Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office and Millen Police Department on Dec. 22nd resulted in the confiscation of approximately $10,000 in cash, a large amount of drugs with an unknown street value and other drug-related items.

The items were found by law enforcement at a 505 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue residence in Millen upon the issuance of a search warrant. Charged in connection with the incident was Hurman Lamech Hamilton.

Hamilton was charged with Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, two counts of Possession of a Schedule I or Schedule II Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, Drugs Not in Original Container, Possession/ Manufacture/Distribution of a Controlled Substance or Marijuana, Use of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon During Commission of a Crime, Receipt, Possession or Transfer of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, Trafficking in Cocaine, Illegal Drugs, Marijuana or Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Related Objects, and Possession of Cocaine w/Intent to Distribute.


A large amount of drugs and drug-related items were also confiscated during the Dec. 22nd drug bust. Charged in the incident was Hurman Lamech Hamilton. A large amount of drugs and drug-related items were also confiscated during the Dec. 22nd drug bust. Charged in the incident was Hurman Lamech Hamilton. “This joint effort by the Sheriff’s Office and Millen Police Department got a lot of drugs off the streets of Jenkins County and Millen,” said Sheriff Robert Oglesby.

Hamilton is being held in the Jenkins County Jail.

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