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Cops bust Morrow house, take $3M in drugs

MORROW — A search warrant executed by the Clayton County Police Department on Thursday netted $3 million in seized drugs and the arrest of at least two people, said officials.

Willie Joseph Bourda III, 34, and Joseph Jamal Bourda, 29, both of 5992 Monterey Drive in Morrow are being held without bond in the Clayton County Jail following their first appearance in Clayton County Magistrate Court Friday morning.

Both are charged with trafficking ecstasy and Violation of Georgia’s Controlled Substances Act. Willie Bourda is also charged with possession of drug-related objects.

Detectives with the Clayton County police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the home Thursday as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected drug activity, said officials. They were also assisted by the SWAT team.

Officers said they seized 22 kilograms of MDMA, known as ecstasy, with an estimated street value of $3 million. They also took 14 firearms including long rifles and shotguns.

Officers expect to make additional arrests, said police.