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March 11, 2014

Athens man accused of selling crack cocaine

ATHENS — An Athens man accused of selling crack cocaine over a seven-month span is now facing multiple drug charges, an official said.

Athens Police have arrested Corey Denzell Watkins, 22, of 2120 Aretha St., on six warrants, records show. The charges include three counts of distribution of a controlled substance, two counts of conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime and one count of attempting to elude a police officer.

Watkins was arrested for selling crack between July 2013 and January 2014, Police Chief Floyd Johnson said. The eluding charge is from Jan. 12, 2014, when Watkins allegedly eluded Sgt. Brandon Turner on Plato Jones Street, Johnson said.

Watkins was booked at the Police Department and transferred to the Limestone County Jail.

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