Police: Drugs, stolen items found at Paulding County home

Police said they found evidence of theft and narcotics

PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities said two people were arrested after drugs and stolen property were found during a raid of a home in Paulding County on Friday.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Paulding County Sheriff's Office received reports of drug activity at a home on Silverthorne Circle in Douglasville, Ga. on June 8. 

Responding deputies said they smelled marijuana coming from the house. They then contacted agents with the Haralson-Paulding Drug Task Force who responded to the scene.

Agents said they found a large quantity of unopened computers, printers and other electronic devices. There were so many items that the search continued into the next day, authorities said. The items are believed to have been stolen. An investigation is underway to determine where they might have been stolen from.

SkyTracker footage showed authorities bringing boxes out of a garage.

Authorities said 37-year-old Olubumi Ogunsuyi and 28-year-old Whitney Lashall Hayden were arrested. 

Ogunsuyi is charged with reckless conduct, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of Oxycodone, possession of Xanax and possession of amphetamine.

Hayden is charged with reckless conduct, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of amphetamine, possession of Xanax, possession of Alprozolam (Xanax) with intent to distribute, possession of Oxycodone, possession of MDMA (Ecstacy).

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Haralson-Paulding County Drug Task Force at 770-646-9175.

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