BPS arrests man for cocaine

Published 5:43 pm Friday, January 8, 2016

Glen Byron Cooper, 43, tried to hide the illegal drugs in his house from the Bainbridge Public Safety investigators.

The 25 grams of cocaine were hidden inside a tennis ball, six baggies of marijuana, three blue and three clear, as well as a box containing $400 in cash were hidden in dresser drawers. Cooper also stashed several bags of marijuana between the mattress and the box spring on the bed.

It proved to not be enough though when a team of BPS officers led by Investigator Chris Jordan arrived at the house Glen Byron Cooper shared with Demetrius Michelle Cooper Wednesday afternoon. The BPS officers had a search warrant for the house and discovered the various stashes during their investigation.

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Along with the cocaine and marijuana that was packaged to sell, BPS officers found digital scales and jewelry bags to use to distribute additional illegal drugs.

According to BPS, after the illegal drugs were discovered throughout the house, Glen Byron Cooper claimed responsibility for them. He is facing felony charges of Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute- Cocaine and Possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell or distribute-Marijuana.

Custody of the residence was relinquished to Demetrius Michelle Cooper at the time of the arrest.


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