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.
HIAWASSEE, Ga – Increased road safety checks are a part of Sheriff Ken Henderson’s proactive approach to law enforcement in Towns County and so far, they’ve proven successful.
On April 29, Henderson, Highway Safety, and other law enforcement agencies conducted a road safety check in Young Harris. The check resulted in a “major drug bust including cocaine, heroin, 21 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, diazepam and marijuana packaged for sale.”
A K9 unit alerted deputies to the vehicle allegedly containing the drugs.
Three individuals were arrested and charged:
Christa Lee Patterson-Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a schedule I controlled substance, possession of a schedule IV-controlled substance, possession and use of drug-related objects.
Carlos Dwaine Palmer-Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a schedule IV-controlled substance, possession of a schedule I controlled substance, possession and use of drug-related objects, DUI.
Carl Loren Palmer-Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a schedule IV-controlled substance, possession of a schedule I controlled substance, possession and use of drug-related objects.
Last weekend, during a midnight safety check, the stop uncovered another alleged drug arrest along Hwy. 17. Aimee Fay Fannin was charged with:
- -Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
- -Possession of methamphetamine
- -Drugs not in original container
- -Drug-related objects
Chief Deputy Gene Moss wants the citizens of Towns County to understand their calls for a safe community are being heard by the sheriff’s office. Henderson and his deputies will continue to take a proactive approach when dealing with crime in the area.