Carrollton, GA (June 15, 2023) – On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, the ACE (Aggressive Criminal Enforcement) Unit executed a search warrant at 511 N. Aycock Street, Carrollton, after an extensive illegal drug distribution investigation. The search warrant resulted in two arrests and the seizure of illegal drugs representing an estimated street value of $10,000. The following were arrested and charged:
Mardricus Johnson, age 32, of Carrollton, Georgia – trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking cocaine, trafficking MDMA, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
Makia Boyd, age 27, of Carrolton, Georgia – trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking cocaine, trafficking MDMA, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of felony
Johnson and Boyd are being held at the Carroll County Jail. Detectives discovered and seized a trafficking amount of cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA. Additionally, approximately 2lbs of marijuana, packaged for distribution, were confiscated. The operation also led to the discovery and seizure of three firearms, including a Drako pistol, and an amount of U.S. Currency.
The dedicated efforts of our ACE Unit, especially during the past several weeks, have led to the disruption of significant distribution networks and the removal of dangerous weapons from our streets. We commend these investigators for their tireless work and commitment to ensuring public safety.
The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit (ACE) services Carroll County and is a collaborative effort between Carrollton Police Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, and the University of West Georgia Police Department.
Carrollton Police Department encourages citizens to report any suspicious drug activity via our website at carrolltonpd.com, our app, or by calling 770-834-4451. All tipsters may remain anonymous.
Sgt. Meredith Browning, Public Affairs – 770-834-4451 /email@example.com