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A Coweta County man is behind bars on federal charges for drugs and firearms.

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Dexter Makkah Farahkan, 46, is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, four counts of narcotics possession with intent to distribute, tampering with evidence, conspiracy to commit a felony, cocaine possession with intent to distribute, and communications use in a drug transaction.

Farahkan was arrested Tuesday after investigators with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Unit assisted the ATF with an arrest warrant for Farahkan followed by a search warrant execution of Farahkan’s residence.

During the search with the ATF, authorities reportedly found partially destroyed fentanyl, manufactured cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine inside Farahkan’s residence.

The ATF federally indicted Farahkan as a result of an arrest and subsequent search of his Widgeon Drive home by CCSO CSU on March 24, 2022.

During the March search, the Crime Suppression Unit reportedly found marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, one shotgun, one pistol, multiple scales and over $3,000 in cash.
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