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Drug unit makes raid on duplex

Officers of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit confiscated what they said were illegal drugs, including crack cocaine, and arrested two people at 901 S. Maple St. (Aug. 9, 2013)

Officers of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit confiscated what they said were illegal drugs, including crack cocaine, and arrested two people at 901 S. Maple St. (Aug. 9, 2013)

ALBANY, Ga. -- Officers of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit confiscated illegal drugs and made two arrests at a duplex in East Albany Friday.

ADDU commander Bill Berry said warrants were served about 11 a.m. on Kendrick Huff, 41, at 901-A S. Maple St., where agents discovered about one ounce of crack cocaine and a small amount of marijuana.

A warrant was also served against Sheila Walker, 55, in adjacent apartment B, where agents say they discovered various prescription pain killers, including hydrocodone. Berry said that specific charges against Walker are pending until officers are able to identify all the drugs.

"Most weren't in their prescription bottles," Berry said. "We're in touch with pharmacists to figure out just what she had."

While Huff and Walker were arrested at separate residences, authorities said they were selling their drugs "drive-through style" in an alleyway behind the duplex. Berry said he was "pretty sure" they knew each other and that each was aware of what the other was doing.

"I don't think it was a coincidence," Berry said.

The arrests resulted from an investigation and surveillance which had been ongoing for about two weeks, Berry said, but took longer than usual because the duplex was situated near the end of a dead end street.