On January 26, 2018 Sgt. Christopher Knowlton (with his K9 “Elliott”) was patrolling the Florence Street area when he observed a known male subject. Upon running the subject’s name it was discovered that the subject was wanted (out of the Center Municipal Court). Upon turning back to the suspect’s residence, the wanted individual was no longer on the porch, at that point Officers observed multiple subjects in a vehicle behind the residence. Upon making contact with the vehicle Officers observed what appeared to be an active drug transaction occurring inside of the vehicle. K9 Elliott was subsequently deployed with a positive alert on the suspect vehicle. Officers recovered from the vehicle approximately 9.5 grams of “crack” cocaine and 0.55 ounces of marijuana. Arrested on scene were:
a.Randal Lamar Rushing
b.Trumaine Willis Bazile
c.Donald Wayne Moss Jr.
It is important to note that Mr. Rushing is currently out on bond for multiple drug related offences and that Mr. Bazile is currently out on parole for drug related offences.