Search warrant leads to arrest of two; recovery of narcotics and weapons

STAFF REPORT :::

A search warrant executed Thursday at the 597 N. McDonough Road residence of Michael Lee Drummond resulted in the arrest of two men on numerous drug and weapons charges.

According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the SCSO Special Operations and C.A.G.E. units received assistance from the Griffin Police Department Special Investigation and C.A.G.E units.

Dix reported that the search warrant resulted in the recovery of quantities of methamphetamine, illegal prescription medication, marijuana and almost $3000 in US currency.

Agents also located and seized two shotguns and a pistol, he said.

The narcotics, in total, had a street value of over $2000.

Drummond, a 21-year-old white male, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, felony possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug related objects, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a schedule IV narcotic.

Michael Jay Stapleton, a 63-year-old white male, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of drug related objects.

Dix thanks the community for its continued efforts in putting a stop to those that choose to sell drugs and commit crimes within Spalding County. He would also like to remind citizens that information can now be reported to the new anonymous drug tip line at 770.412.4399.

Dix wishes the Griffin-Spalding County community a safe and happy Fourth of July.

 

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Comments

  1. Lelia WHITLEY says:

    A crime is a crime. IF YOU ARE BREAKING THE LAW YOUR A CRIMINAL

  2. Lelia WHITLEY says:

    SO PROUD OF SHERIFF DIX

  3. I511076 says:

    Yet another useless arrest. This isn’t going to do anything to stop drug use.

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