COOLIDGE — The bright-orange Dodge lawmen boxed in near Coolidge had led officers on a pursuit that took them almost to the home county of the four men charged in a cocaine-trafficking case.

Thomas County/Thomasville Narcotics/Vice Division agents and Thomas County Sheriff’s Office deputies and investigators were waiting when the Dodge Caliber arrived at a Coolidge business.

Willie James Clayton, 34, 3212 Sylvester Drive, Moultrie, got out of the vehicle and entered the business.

Officers approached Clayton while other lawmen walked toward the Dodge, which sped away along a side street.

“They came to a stop sign at Rocky Ford Road and took a right toward Colquitt County,” said Kevin Lee, narcotics/vice commander.

Officers used their vehicles to box in the Dodge.

“An agent saw a black bag fly out of the vehicle and into a ditch,” Lee said.

Two handguns — one loaded — were concealed in the car’s console. The ownership of the firearms is being investigated.

Agents returned to the bag, which contained close to two ounces of crack cocaine. A bag containing numerous pieces of crack cocaine was found in a panel in a rear passenger door of the car.

Boris Fuller, 31, 1515 Fourth Ave. N.E., Apartment 4A, Moultrie, was driving. In addition to Clayton, passengers included brothers, Emmitt Roy Corbin, 21, and Eytwain Tykie Corbin, 23, both of 106 31st Ave. N.E., Moultrie.

The four suspects are charged with trafficking in cocaine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Clayton, Fuller and Emmitt Roy Corbin are charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Fuller also is charged with felony eluding and aggravated assault on a police officer. Lee said Fuller tried to run an officer’s vehicle off the road.

“Three of the four are convicted felons and have been in trouble before,” Lee said.

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