8 Savannah residents charged with federal firearms & drug-trafficking

SAVANNAH, GA – (WSAV) According to the United States Attorney’s Office federal indictments unsealed Tuesday revealed that 8 Savannah residents have been charged with federal firearms and drug-trafficking offenses The federal indictments are the result of a joint investigation led by the FBI along with the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Chatham Narcotics Team and Chatham County Sheriff’s Department into gang-related activities in the Savannah area.  Law enforcement focused their attention on the Carver Village Thoroughbreds gang, a violent gang operating in the Carver Village neighborhood in Savannah.  The gang is allegedly comprised of 15 to 20 members engaged in a number of criminal activities, including shootings, robberies, and the trafficking of narcotics.

Seven of the Defendants charged appeared before Judge Smith on Tuesday for their arraignments and detention hearings.  Those Defendants included:                                                                                                                              

Dennis Lee Williams, 36,                                                                                                                                   

Jermond Anderson Curtis, aka “Mon,”27,                                                                                                                                 

Adrian Tarazze Byrd, aka “Newie,” 40,

Shamon Antwon Williams, aka “Keith Anderson,” aka “Antonio Antwan Williams, 39,

Eugene Curtis, aka “Gene,” aka “Gene Williams,” aka “Ronnie Curtis,” aka “Eugene Curtis, Jr.,” 50,

Eusi Shango Sampson, 37, and

Felisha Dawn Byrd, 42.



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