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On Tuesday, October 18, 2011, agents with the George County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division received a tip concerning the manufacture of methamphetamine that led agents to a residence located at the 100 block of Tinys Lane in the Cochran Town Community. Agents detected a strong chemical odor coming from the residence and made entry, discovering an active meth lab. A search of the property revealed several precursor chemicals and materials used for manufacturing methamphetamine. Curba Merrill (54), and Samuel Havard (40), both of George County, were arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine. Both subjects were transported to George County Regional Jail. Merrill, who is currently out on bond for possession of precursor chemicals with intent to manufacture, was issued a $50,000.00 Commercial Bond by George County Justice Court Judge M.L. Goff. Havard was issued a $25,000.00 Commercial Bond.

On Thursday, October 20, 2011, agents with the George County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division conducted a search of a residence located at 121 Ronald Williams Road in the Agricola Community. Agents recovered several precursor chemicals, and methamphetamine from the residence. Agents arrested Bobbie Dubose Goff (48) and Julius Perry Grandquest (53) for manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. Both Goff and Grandquest were transported to the George County Regional Jail and later appeared before Justice Court Judge M.L. Goff where they were issued a $25,000.00 commercial bond.

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