12 Georgia residents face life in prison after alleged drug bust

A total of 12 people face federal drug and gun charges for their alleged involvement in the armed distribution of massive amounts of methamphetamine, fentanyl and other controlled substances.

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According to the US Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia, the arrest operations were conducted last week, stemming from search warrants that took place in April 2021 and February 2022.

Agents seized 92 kilograms of methamphetamine, 2.5 kilograms of fentanyl, 2 kilograms of heroin, 2 kilograms of cocaine, 15 kilograms of marijuana, and 15 firearms.

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On Tuesday, an unsealed federal indictment named the following defendants:

Lagary Williams, aka Frog, of Atlanta, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, two counts of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm. drug trafficking crime;

Brandon Ector, aka Big, of Atlanta, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, two counts of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm. drug trafficking crime;

Damon Hayes aka D-5, of Milledgeville, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, four counts of distribution of cocaine base, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a trafficking crime drugs;

Quintavious Horton aka Bloody Bae, of Milledgeville, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Earnest Hamilton of Milledgeville is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Antonio Mason, of Milledgeville, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

Travarious Davis aka D Red, Alonzo Vasser aka Tie, Derrick Ingram, Kimdra Wilkerson, Johnnie Halligan, Billy Harper — all of Milledgeville — all face charges of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.

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If convicted, each defendant faces a maximum sentence of life in prison and a $10 million fine.

Hayes, Davis and Vasser have felony drug convictions in Georgia’s Baldwin County Superior Court, according to court documents.

Williams and Ector remain at large.

Initial appearances for the remaining defendants began Wednesday in Macon, Georgia.

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