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Fleeing suspect drops keys to car that contained drugs, guns, money

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By Greg Summers

Dropping a set of keys while running from a police officer on May 10 proved costly for a Lancaster man when $7,500 worth of drugs, a firearm and cash were found inside his car when the key-fob alarm was activated.
Garrett Akeem Covington, 27, 4034 W. Fairmeadow Drive, is charged with trafficking cocaine, trafficking crack cocaine, trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute MMDA/Ecstasy, possession with intent to distribute to marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, disorderly conduct and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.


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