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Americus Police Department drug arrest

Americus Police Department Release dated April 19, 2021

On April 19, 2021 at 1:45 PM an officer of the Americus Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Pick Up Truck with an expired registration. During the course of the stop, the driver was found to have a suspended driver’s license and was in possession of an open container of alcohol. Further investigation resulted in the seizure of a large amount of illegal narcotics and cash.

Large amount of illegal narcotics and cash discovered.

Arrested was William Cody Cromer, age 29, of Americus. Cromer is being charged with the traffic violations and possession of illegal drugs with the intent to distribute. He is currently being held in the Sumter County Jail.

Anyone with additional information related to this investigation is asked to call the Americus Police Department at 229-924-3677 or after hours at 229-937-9011.