Three arrested in GPD drug bust

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 25, 2002

Three subjects were arrested May 17 after a search warrant was enforced at approximately 7:40 p.m. at 603 Oglesby Street.

Jerry Bowers, 53, of Florida; Fannie Marsh, 52, of Crenshaw County and Willie Holston, 42, of Greenville, were arrested on charges ranging from possession of a controlled substance to carrying a pistol without a permit.

Reports indicate that officers found one crack rock, a crack pipe, one bag of marijuana, a pill bottle containing 71 pills, and $82 cash when carrying out the warrant. They then arrested Bowers on charges of two counts of possession of a controlled substance, first degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Marsh was arrested on charges of two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana, first degree, and Holston is charged with carrying a pistol without a permit and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The subjects were arrested and transported to the Butler County jail.

Greenville Police Chief Lonzo Ingram said he appreciates the hard work of the officers involved in the drug bust and encouraged anyone having any information about a crime to contact the Greenville Police Department at 382-7461.