Athens-Clarke County Police report the arrests of suspects from South Carolina, Loganville, Monroe, and Athens: Police say they confiscated more than $340 thousand worth of methamphetamine, along with thousands of dollars in cash and one firearm.
From WSB TV…
Six people were arrested after law enforcement officials wrapped up their investigation into a methamphetamine trafficking operation in Athens.
The investigation involved the Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force, the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, South Carolina, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Office, and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office.
Police served a search warrant at Hallmark trailer park on Spring Valley Road and another at Pinewood Estates North trailer park on US Highway 29 North.
39 kilograms of methamphetamine with a street value of over $340,000 was seized, as well as a handgun and about $32,000 in cash.
Bryant McLaughlin of Dillon, South Carolina, Sammy Fleming of Eastover, South Carolina, Charles Armstrong of Loganville, David Glaze of Monroe, Edgar Garcia-Hernandez of Athens, and Jose Macias-Garcia of Athens were arrested.
All six suspects were charged with trafficking methamphetamine.
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