On Wednesday, June 15, 22, acting on an anonymous tip, Statesboro Police Departments (SPD) Impact Team officers located and arrested Quentin Lanier (32, Gordon Street, Statesboro) at a residence in Eastview Apartments in Statesboro.
Lanier had 19 active warrants for the fugitive arrest based on a 2021 Impact Team investigation into drug sales on Gordon Street. In that case, undercover buys of cocaine and marijuana led to the service of a search warrant where drugs and guns were recovered. Lanier actively evaded arrest after that point with the assistance of friends.
After his arrest the fugitive, Lanier was transported to the Bulloch County Jail where he remains pending further judicial action. He is charged with 1 count of Trafficking Cocaine, 5 counts of Sale of Cocaine, 4 counts of Sale of Marijuana, 1 count of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, 4 counts of Unlawful Use of Communications Facilities, 1 count of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, 1 count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, 1 count of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property-Felony, and 1 count of Possession/Use of a Drug Related Object.