Four additional arrests made in SCSO/GBI joint narcotics investigation

STAFF REPORT :::

As part of a month-long investigation involving the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office, four people were on Friday, March 16, arrested in Stone Mountain.

According to a press release issued by the GBI, Jermaine Montrel Johnson, Lindsey Michelle Anderson, Justin Phillip Lee Adams and Crystal Denise Hall were arrested on numerous narcotics and other charges.

Officials say agents developed information that Johnson, age 35, was allegedly distributing methamphetamine and heroin from his residence in Stone Mountain.

Upon the execution of a search warrant, agents reportedly seized marijuana valued at $11,000, powder cocaine valued at $6,000, methamphetamine valued at $28,000, heroin valued at $12,600 and a quantity of Xanax and Oxycodone pills.

Also located was $10,099 in U.S. currency, nine firearms – two of which were confirmed stolen – body armor, high-capacity magazines, what was described as a “large amount of ammunition” and a stolen motorcycle.

Johnson was charged with the sale of methamphetamine and heroin, trafficking of methamphetamine, trafficking of heroin, trafficking of cocaine, possession of marijuana more than one ounce, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule II narcotic, possession of a Schedule IV narcotic and nine counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anderson, Adams and Hall were charged with trafficking of methamphetamine, trafficking of heroin, trafficking of cocaine, possession of marijuana more than one ounce, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule II narcotic, possession of a Schedule IV narcotic and nine counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Also assisting in the investigation was the DeKalb County SWAT Team and the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office.

Johnson and Anderson, age 31, are being housed in the DeKalb County Jail.

Adams, age 24, is being housed in Spalding County due to an outstanding warrant.
Hall, age 27, is being housed in Henry County due to an outstanding warrant.

Adams and Hall will later be transported back to DeKalb County for the warrants taken as a result of the search warrant.

Arrested March 14, in connection to this alleged distribution ring of heroin and other narcotics, was William Patrick Flanagan, of Griffin.

Flanagan has been charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of drug related objects.

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