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The tables have turned on an Atlanta cop who found herself behind bars after getting caught up in a $30,000 drug bust.
Iris Rowe resigned from the Atlanta Police Department on Wednesday following her arrest at an apartment complex where police discovered 7 pounds of marijuana.
Authorities also discovered prescription pills, guns, ammunition, and $8,000 inside the apartment during the raid on Monday.
Iris Rowe resigned from the Atlanta Police Department on Wednesday following her arrest at an apartment complex where police discovered 7 pounds of marijuana
Additional drugs and two guns - including an AR-15 - were also found in Rowe's car.
Rowe was carrying the gun that had been issued to her by the department at the time of the arrest.
Her uniform, badge, vest, and ID were also found inside the apartment, according to WSBTV.
Rowe was immediately suspended following her arrest and was notified that she would be dismissed at an emergency hearing on Thursday, the Atlanta Police Department said in a statement.
Rowe, who had been with the department sine 2016 and worked in the mobile patrol unit, decided resigned from the department with a handwritten note (pictured)
But Rowe, who had been with the department sine 2016 and worked in the mobile patrol unit, decided to resign instead with a handwritten note.
'I would like to send my deepest apologies to the department and others for this shameful act,' she wrote.
Rowe has been charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of illegal drugs in a drug-free zone.
Officers had expected to find suspects Jeremy Laye (left) and Tony Robinson (right), who were also arrested on Monday, at the apartment. They were arrested alongside Rowe
Authorities had been collecting surveillance at the apartment and had no idea Rowe was an officer before the raid, College Park Police Chief Keith Meadows told 11Alive.
Officers had expected to find suspects Jeremy Laye and Tony Robinson, who were also arrested on Monday, at the apartment.
Laye's children were also inside the home during the bust.
Meadows said Rowe was in a relationship with one of the men but did not specify which.
Both men face multiple drug charges.
Laye has also been charged with obstruction of an officer and possession of a firearm by a first offender probationer.