Jun 22, 2006

Afternoon drug raid

Looking closely at black and white photo copied maps and dark photos of frowning suspects, 30 Clayton County Police officers crowded around white plastic tables in a back room of Lake City’s Municipal Hall to talk over strategies.

"Where're we going to stage at?" an officer said.

"Y'all better go back over y'all's."

"Everybody know where they’re going?"

With team A and team B deep in strategy sessions behind him, Assistant Chief Jeff Turner sat down and rolled up his sleeves.

"It's the waiting that makes you tired," he said.

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