BROWN DAVIDHephzibah police busted a local drug dealer this week after finding him with Ecstasy pills that looked like candy, including one stamped with the “Burger King” logo.

After the arrest of Augusta drug dealer David Brown, Hephzibah police issued a public warning to local parents about drugs that resemble candy.

BROWN 18-105881 MDMA“This drug (MDMA) often  looks like candy, very similar to the candies you get a Valentine’s Day with the messages on them. Some of the ones pictured below from this case even have a Burger King logo,” Hephzibah Police Chief Dwayne Flowers said in a press release.

The bust happened Wednesday as Hephzibah officers were working drug interdiction on US Highway 25 inside the city limits. Officers stopped and arrested the 37-year-old suspect. He had 45 Ecstasy pills and $495 cash. Officers seized it all and the car he was driving.

The Hephzibah Police Department has made 16 felony arrest this year resulting from a traffic enforcement stop.

Brown was charged with multiple felonies, including possession of Ecstasy & marijuana with intent to distribute as well as possession of cocaine and Alprazolam. He was also charged with operating a vehicle without brake lights.

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