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November 2, 2012

Drug agents crack down on cocaine

THOMASVILLE —  Meigs man released from prison less than a year ago was arrested Thursday in a cocaine case.

Using undercover personnel, the Thomas County/Thomasville Narcotics/Vice Division purchased cocaine from David Rauls Jr., also known as Jo Jo, 38.

“We were able to get this transaction on audio and video,” said Kevin Lee, narcotics/vice commander.

Shortly after the buy, agents attempted to stop Rauls, who was driving a small white car on North Stevens Street.

Lee said that as agents attempted to stop Rauls, he threw evidence out of a car window. The evidence was recovered by a narcotics agent.

Rauls is charged with sale of cocaine and violation of probation on a drug conviction.

The suspect told agents he was released from prison 10 months ago.

Also on Thursday, an employee of a Thomasville industry was arrested on cocaine charges soon after he left work.

Agents had learned Ben Bighams, 39, 2073 Janie Brooks St., Barwick, would have cocaine in his car for sale. Officers, including Thomas County Sheriff’s Office deputies, set up surveillance on the suspect’s vehicle in the employee parking lot.

See Saturday's edition for more details.

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