3 men arrested for drugs
A young man who went to the Covington Police Department to report that he was robbed at gunpoint during a drug deal, ended up arrested himself after officers found drugs and drug paraphernalia in his vehicle.
According to reports, 19-year-old Cortez Donte Dudley came to the CPD after 1 a.m. Friday to report an armed robbery. He brought with him two witnesses, 20-year-old Tshovie Deante Smith and 18-year old Brandon Dior Jefferson. After speaking with the men, officers reportedly deduced the armed robbery was actually a drug deal gone bad.
Dudley reportedly told officers that he had gone to Green Acres in an attempted to purchase Ecstasy and that Smith and Jefferson both knew they were going to the area to purchase the drug.