JONESBORO — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says multiple agencies were involved in the Aug. 30 arrest of three alleged members of the “59 Brim Bloods” gang.
In a statement released Sept. 4, the GBI said three different warrants were executed, adding, “These arrests are part of an ongoing investigation into drug distribution and firearms possession by subjects associated with a criminal street gang known as ‘59 Brim Bloods.’”
The GBI said Jahsian James Lee, 23, of Atlanta and Eric Xavier Claros, 25, of Locust Grove, each face nine counts of violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. Claros also has charges in Henry County: two counts of carrying a concealed weapon and six counts of violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. Houston Thomas Glasco, 26, of Riverdale, is charged with 10 counts of violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
“Agents seized small quantities of promethazine, alprazolam, and marijuana,” the GBI noted. “Two handguns were also seized.”
The agencies involved included:
♦ GBI Gang Task Force;
♦ West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office;
♦ Clayton County Sheriff’s Office;
♦ Georgia State Patrol;
♦ Henry County Sheriff’s Office;
♦ Atlanta Police Department; and
♦ Clayton County District Attorney’s Office.
The investigation is ongoing.
The GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office is a multi-agency unit serving 36 counties and includes the GBI, Carrollton Police Department, Villa Rica Police Department, Bowden Police Department, Lagrange Police Department, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Newnan Police Department, Atlanta Police Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and Heard County Sheriff’s Office.