Largest meth bust in Towns County historyFeatured News, Featured Stories June 21, 2021
TOWNS COUNTY, Ga – Towns County Deputies executed the largest methamphetamine bust in the county with the arrest of suspect Alex Robinson of Monroe, Ga.
Following a four-month investigation and the three-day round-the-clock operation, a team consisting of the Towns County drug agents, deputies, and Sheriff Ken Henderson converged on a heavily-armed Robinson and arrested him without incident on Thursday, June 17.
Robinson allegedly was found in possession of six pounds of meth, four pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine pills, Xanax, various pills, three handguns, and cash.
Sheriff Henderson released a statement that detailed the distribution of the drugs in Towns County.
“These drugs were targeted for specific locations in Towns County to be cut into smaller amounts and delivered to specific drug dealers in Towns County. This will impact the supply chains of drugs coming into Towns County and sold to our community and youth.
North Carolina woman arrested on trafficking methamphetamine chargesFeatured News, Featured Stories June 9, 2021
The Towns County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol makes a vital bust confiscating about a pound of methamphetamine.
Sunday, June 6, 2021, the Georgia State Patrol initiated a traffics stop resulting in the arrest of Jennifer Lynn Williams 31 of Crumpler, NC. The Towns County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit in conjunction with the Georgia State Patrol took up the investigation confiscating the vehicle.
According to Sheriff Ken Henderson, this is part of an ongoing investigation with this arrest impacting the supply chain and large amounts of dangerous drugs coming into the community and potentially into the hands of local youth.
Based on our investigation Jennifer Lynn Williams is a major supplier of drugs in the area.
Jennifer Lynn Williams is being charged with the following.
• Drug related objects
• Damage to government property
• Drugs not in original container
• Trafficking in methamphetamine
• Giving false name
• Possession of schedule II-controlled substance
• Possession of methamphetamine
• Obstruction of officer
• Possession of a firearm during commission of a felony
Sheriff Henderson would like to thank the Georgia State Patrol, Towns County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, and Drug Unit for their continued commitment to combating drugs in our great county.
Four arrested in Lumpkin County drug bustNews April 16, 2021
LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — A multi-agency task force arrested four individuals and took 295 grams of methamphetamine and an undisclosed amount of heroin off the street Wednesday (Apr 13).
Following months of investigation, the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office, the GBI Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office served a warrant at 1085 Lewis School Road. During the service of this search warrant four individuals were arrested.
The following were arrested: 34-year-old Terri Lynn Gee of Dahlonega, 59-year-old Sandra Louise Whitlow of Dahlonega, 40-year-old Michael Troy Sexton of Oakwood and 26-year-old Austin Lamar Mote of Braselton.
All four individuals are being charged with Trafficking methamphetamine. Terri Gee is also charged with sale of methamphetamine, possession of drug related objects, and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Sandra Whitlow and Michael Sexton are also being charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related objects.
Undercover buy-bust leads to one drug trafficking arrestFeatured, Featured Stories, News, Press Release July 3, 2020
On June 25, 2020, The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division with the help of the Vonore Police Department set up an undercover buy-bust takedown on a suspected Methamphetamine trafficker in Monroe County, TN. An undercover Law Enforcement Officer was utilized in purchasing Methamphetamine from Lawrence Bryant. Mr. Bryant delivered the Methamphetamine to a location in Monroe County. A takedown traffic stop was then conducted on Mr. Bryant, where more Methamphetamine, Marijuana, paraphernalia, and a firearm was recovered. Mr. Bryant was taken into custody and charged with sale/delivery of schedule II Methamphetamine, possession of schedule II Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule VI marijuana, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony.