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08/16/2011

Narcotics Arrests - August 16 - 19, 2011

On Tuesday, August 16, 2011, George County Sheriff’s Department deputies and agents with the George County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop on a green Ford Ranger on Salem Campground Rd in the Barton Community. A search of the vehicle revealed a large amount of pseudoephedrine tablets, which is the key ingredient used in manufacturing methamphetamine. Further investigation led to the arrest of Johnny Lynn Gray (47), and Trae Edward Robertson (22), both of George County for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Justice Court Judge Cedric Howell issued Gray a $25,000.00 commercial bond and revoked Robertson’s bond, who is currently out on bond for armed robbery.

On Friday, August 19, 2011, agents with the George County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop on Stonecypher Rd, in the Movella Community, that led to the arrest of William James Arnette Jr. (39), Daniel Wesley Davis (30), and Rachel Lynn Jefferson (29) all of George County. A search of the vehicle revealed pseudoephedrine tablets, and other precursor chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine. Agents were then led to a residence at the 3000 block of Stonecypher Rd were a search revealed several precursor chemicals, methamphetamine, an active meth lab and several firearms. Both Davis and Jefferson were charged with possession of precursor chemicals, and possession of methamphetamine while in possession of a firearm. They appeared before Justice Court Judge M.L. Goff, where they received a $ 1,500.00 commercial bond. Arnette was charged with possession of methamphetamine, conspiracy to manufacture a controlled substance, and possession of precursor chemicals while in possession of a firearm. Arnette received a $1,500.00 commercial bond from Justice Court Judge Norman C. Howell.

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