SAVANNAH, GA (May 2, 2018) –Savannah Police Department’s Gang and Strategic Investigation units arrested an 18-year-old male today who had a murder warrant out of Jasper County, SC.
The two units were in the area of 32nd and Dieter streets gathering intelligence, when a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Tyreek Lester, 18, who had a murder warrant out of Jasper County, SC.
He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Chatham County Detention Center to await extradition.
“This arrest shows just how important it is for agencies to work together,” said Chief Mark Revenew. “Savannah is not the place to flee to, and we will continue to work with our partner agencies to make arrests in these violent cases.”