MARCH 6, 2018 UPDATE: Dennis Grubbs was located in East Savannah on March 5, 2018, and was taken into custody with the assistance of the Savannah Police Department’s Strategic Investigation Unit, U.S. Marshals, GBI and ATF. Baheem Frazier is still wanted for arrest.
SAVANNAH, GA (December 15, 2017) – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, along with the U.S. Marshals and U.S. Attorney’s Office, is still seeking two men wanted on federal charges.
In November 2017, United States Attorney Bobby Christine announced the results of a ten-month investigation focused on the Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood. Thirty Savannah residents were charged with federal firearms, drug trafficking, robbery and other violent offenses. At the time of U.S. Attorney Christine’s announcement on November 28, twenty-four of those charged had been taken into custody. Six men were still wanted for arrest: Derrick Butler, Deandre Davis, Baheem Frazier, Dennis Grubbs, Julian Harris and Leonard Washington.
Since that time, four of the six men have been arrested. Baheem Frazier and Dennis Grubbs are still wanted for arrest.
Through the gathering of intelligence, SIU determined Butler, 29, to be in the 4900 block of Laroche Avenue. On December 1, SIU worked alongside the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team and SCMPD SWAT to arrest Butler. His charges include unlawful distribution of cocaine and felon in possession of a firearm.
SIU determined Davis, 31, to be in the area of 44th Street and Bull Street. He was arrested by SIU on December 1. Davis is being charged with unlawful distribution of cocaine.
On December 11, Harris turned himself in to the U.S. Marshals. He was charged with unlawful distribution of cocaine.
Through extensive investigation, the U.S. Marshals located Washington in Lexington, Kentucky. He was taken into custody on December 13. His charges include felon in possession of a firearm, distribution of a controlled substance and conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Frazier or Grubbs is asked to contact police immediately. A line to investigators is open at (912) 525-3124. Tips can be submitted anonymously to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters may qualify for a cash reward.
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