Deputies: Paine College public safety officer charged with cocaine possession
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
RICHMOND COUNTY, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- An on-duty Paine College public safety officer was charged with cocaine possession after deputies searched his car.
Antonio Burton was charged after a traffic stop on Tuesday at 9:04 p.m. on Fenwick Street Deputies say they smelled marijuana coming from his car.
Deputies searched the car and found evidence to charge him with possession of cocaine.
Burton was on-duty at the time of the arrest and was wearing his uniform.
Paine College officials have been alerted to Burton's arrest. No word on his employment status.