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Former Savannah basketball star, four others arrested after Narcotics Investigation

By World Exposure News Services, 08/13/20, 3:00PM CDT

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Earlier this year, detectives launched an investigation into possible narcotics activity at a residence in the 1200 block of E. 33rd Street. On Aug. 7, the Savannah Police Department's Strategic Investigations Unit conducted a search warrant at the residence, where officers seized $15,962, more than 15 pounds of marijuana and two firearms, one of which was determined to be stolen.

Officers also made five arrests, including former professional basketball player Tim Quarterman.

Quarterman was a star player at Johnson High School where he helped guide the Atom Smashers to a state championship and went on to attend LSU. He would later play professionally in several leagues around the world, including the NBA.

Listed below are the names of the five arrests made by SPD:

-Jahquell Jamonte Smith, 29, federal probation violation, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act.

-Timothy Joseph Quarterman, 25, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act.

-Timothy Nathaniel Leeks, 21, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act, theft by receiving stolen property, obstruction

-Antonio Demond Martin, 31, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act, marijuana possession less than an ounce

-Jamell Monte Jackson, 31, possession with intent to distribute controlled substance, trafficking marijuana, attempt or conspiracy to violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act.

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