Agents with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigation Division began an investigation in July of 2017 into Patrick Oakley of Douglasville, Georgia after a complaint was received from a concerned citizen about illegal activity. The complaint was that Patrick was selling Alprazolam (Xanax) pills and Marijuana that he gets delivered through the U.S. mail. As a result of this investigation Agents were able to purchase both Xanax and Marijuana from Patrick on two separate occasions.
Agents working with the United States Postal Service were also able to intercept packages that were scheduled to be delivered to Patrick Oakley at his residence in Douglasville, and these packages contained approximately 262 Alprazolam “Xanax” pills and blister packs containing Tramadol, a commonly abused pain reliever. These items were seized by the postal inspector and turned over to the Sheriff’s Office Investigator.
On September 28, 2017 agents of the Special Investigations unit and the Crime Suppression unit served arrest warrants and a search warrant at Oakley’s residence on in Douglasville, Georgia. During the execution of these warrants there was marijuana in plain view on a desk in the residence. The marijuana weighed approximately five (5) grams. Pipes with marijuana residue and rolling papers were also present with the marijuana.
In the bedroom belonging to Patrick Oakley Agents located approximately twenty-three (23) grams of marijuana, 180 Alprazolam (Xanax) pills, 11 MDMA “Ecstasy” tablets, and numerous e-cigarette cartridges that contained illegal amounts of THC oil. Agents also located a safe containing a large sum of cash, approximately $17,000.00. A postal box from the U.S. Postal Service was found in the residence that contained multiple packs of E-cigarette cartridges that contained THC oil. Agents also recovered blister packs containing 7 Tramadol and 25 Tapentadol Hydrochloride tablets.
Another resident of the address searched, Chandler Davis, was charged with misdemeanor marijuana (5 grams) and drug related objects for the marijuana located in the residence.
Patrick Oakley was charged with numerous felonies that include:
- Criminal attempt to possess alprazolam and tramadol for the packages that were intercepted,
- Possession of marijuana (23 grams) with intent to distribute,
- Possession with intent Alprazolam (Xanax),
- Possession of tramadol,
- Possession with intent to distribute MDMA (ecstasy),
- Possession with intent to distribute THC oil.