Multiple arrests made in early morning drug and weapons operation | Crime
ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - In the early hours of Thursday morning, the FBI, Central Alabama Drug Task Force, Elmore County Sheriff's Office, USMS and DEA executed the second phase of a year-old drug operation that ended with the arrest of 9 people.
According to the Elmore County Sheriff's Office, this is the second phase of the operation carried out in May 2012.
A federal grand jury handed down indictments on 14 people for drug and weapons charges back in December. Today's operation focused on capturing the 10 individuals that were not already in police custody.
As of 10 a.m. nine of those 10 people have been captured.
Authorities say the 10th individual, Carlos Harris of Wetumpka, is still on the run.
This operation, according to the Elmore County Sheriff's Office, involves gang activity related to the "BLOODS" street gang and is directly related to the arrest of 38 individuals in May 2012.
During this morning’s raid, law enforcement arrested Terry Tyrone Humphrey, 41, of Montgomery; Tristan Travis Rawls, 33, of Wetumpka; Jacky Sagers, 32, of Wetumpka; Arthur Rodrequis Young, 41, of Wetumpka; British Tremaine George, 34, of Wetumpka; Damichael Orlane Chapman, 23, of Wetumpka; Duke George, 33, of Wetumpka; Patrick Demond Hicks, 35, of Wetumpka; and Robert McKenzie, 22, of Wetumpka.
Kevin Levan Elmore, 36, of Montgomery; Stacy Rodrekus Calloway, 24, of Wetumpka; Markevius Jerrell Calloway, 22, of Wetumpka; and Tyrone Devontae George, 24, of Wetumpka are all already in custody on other charges.
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, everyone arrested was charged with conspiring to distribute or distributing over 280 grams of crack cocaine.
A number of those arrested are also charged with using cell phones to facilitate drug trafficking.
Stacy and Markevius Calloway are also each charged with possessing firearms in relation to their drug trafficking offenses.
If convicted, the defendants face a minimum of 10 years in prison with a maximum possible sentence of life in prison.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Carlos Harris is urged to call the Montgomery FBI office or the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office.