SAVANNAH, GA (May 27, 2022): Savannah Police have arrested a suspect in connection to an ongoing drug investigation on Savannah’s Southside.

Lamont Antonio Walters, Sr., 46, was booked into the Chatham County jail May 26 on charges of trafficking cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute (3 counts), possession of cocaine, possession of crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of drug-related objects, and drugs not in original container.

SPD’s Strategic Investigations Unit began an investigation after receiving a tip about ongoing drug sales and identified Walters as a suspect. Following a thorough investigation, officers initiated a search warrant May 26 at a residence in the 9300 block of Dunwoody Drive and at a storage unit on Abercorn Street. The search resulted in seizure of ¼ kilo of cocaine, 16 grams of crack cocaine, more than 15 lbs. of marijuana, a firearm and $1,600.