Blood gang member, known drug dealer wanted, cops say


A Blood gang member and known drug dealer is wanted following an early morning raid at a Cobb County home, Marietta police said. 

Jeramiah Williams Jr., 21, was not home when police searched a residence in the 300 block of Westland Way early Monday, Officer Chuck McPhilamy said. 

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SWAT officers were there to execute a search warrant after an investigation into narcotic sales, McPhilamy said. 

Authorities did arrest Justin Stallsworth on felony drug and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony charges. His relationship to Williams, if any, was not released. McPhilamy said drugs were seized from the home, but did not specify which ones were found. 

Authorities began searching for Williams after they learned he was selling Alprazolam pills from his home, according to an arrest warrant. He faces felony drug charges and is considered armed and dangerous. 

Anyone with information about Williams is asked to contact the Marietta Police Department’s Crime Interdiction Unit at 770-794-5583.

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