Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit arrests three on drug charges | News
ALBANIA – Two teenagers and one 21-year-old were arrested by the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit in a residential unit in Albany on drug charges.
The ADDU sent out a press release on Friday saying that one of its agents was monitoring apartment number 42 at 2414 Brierwood Drive in Albany when it found the target of the surveillance to be at home. ADDU officials said the suspect opened the door to her home and then tried to close it quickly when she noticed police officers were present.
Officials Arrested Carmen Adams, 19; Rashawn Douglas, 19, and Andru Watts, 21.
The ADDU said entry to the apartment was gained after officers noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the apartment. According to the Drugs Department, a protective screening was carried out and everyone in the home was arrested. A search warrant was secured and executed and gave the following results:
♦ 3.8 pounds of marijuana;
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♦ three digital scales;
♦ a black and white 9mm SCCY pistol;
♦ a 2012 Jaguar in black color.
Douglas was granted possession of marijuana for distribution purposes, possession of drug-related items, possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a housing project, and possession of a firearm while commissioning a accused of crime. Watts and Adams were booked at the same rates except for the gun ownership fee.