PRESS RELEASE – On Dec. 16, 2022, after several months of investigation, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search warrant on a Sam Freeman Road address.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Travis Wilson Tanner (54) of Hoschton, GA, Rhonda Mae Elrod (54) of Braselton, GA, Ricardo Andre Moreno (39) of Braselton, GA, and Richard Newell Vondersmith (52) of Tucker, GA.
All subjects were charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute.
A special thanks to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Investigators and Deputies that worked tirelessly on this investigation.
We would also like to thank the West Jackson Fire Department, Banks County Sheriff’s Office K9 Officers, Jackson County EMS, and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office for all that they did to assist.
Citizens are encouraged to notify their local law enforcement agencies of any suspicious persons, crimes, or other relevant information by calling 911 or the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 367-8718.
Also please remember that you can provide information without being involved or identified by contacting the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Anonymous Tip Line at (706) 367-3784 to report any Criminal or Suspicious Activity.