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Investigators issue 30 arrest warrants, seize 1 pound of meth in 8-month-long drug bust

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TOCCOA, GA (FOX Carolina) -

Authorities in Toccoa Georgia conducted an investigation over the weekend that resulted in the arrest of 30 individuals.

Investigators with the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, Habersham County Sheriff’s Office, Toccoa Police Department and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office say they seized one pound of methamphetamine, numerous firearms and $38,600 in U.S. currency throughout the weekend of July 28.

The operation was a part of an 8-month-long investigation that started with the traffic stop of Brandon Davidson and Jody Higgins, prior to the pair delivering methamphetamine, deputies say.

Arrest warrants were issued for the following individuals in connection to the drug trafficking ring:

  • Luke Norton, 28 of Alto, GA – Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Brandon Davidson, 33 of Cornelia, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Jody Higgins, 27 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Amber Null, 26 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Thomas Devin Wade Jarrell, 27 - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Donna Beard, 44 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Tammy Williams, 51 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Cindy Mooney, 42 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Lisa “Buttefly” Smith, 35 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Colby Null, 49 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Health Garland, 41 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Timmy Thompson, 58 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Seth Scroggs, 27 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Marvin Hayes, 39 of Toccoa, GA – Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Bo Gunn, 24 of Demorest, GA - Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Doug Dodd, 52 of Toccoa, GA - Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Juan Tellez, 24 of Toccoa, GA – Conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Amanda Mae Collins, 36 of Toccoa, GA – Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • James Wooten, 33 of Clarkesville, GA – Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Jennifer Chambers, 44 of Toccoa, GA – Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Kimberly Smith, 43 of Toccoa, GA – Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Brandy Holland, 38 of Toccoa, GA – Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Thomas Clifford Burnette, 53 of Toccoa, GA- Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and use of a communication device to distribute illegal narcotics
  • Robert Nathan, 39 of Toccoa, GA – Distribution of methamphetamine
  • Mason Durham, 28 of Toccoa, GA – Possession of methamphetamine
  • Melissa Ivester Burnette, 48 of Toccoa, GA – Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine
  • Raymond Mooney, 45 of Toccoa, GA-Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Tony Mooney, 20 of Toccoa, GA- Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug related objects
  • Steven Walker, 26 of Toccoa, GA- Obstruction of law enforcement
  • Kim York, 51 of Toccoa, GA- Possession of drug related objects

All those arrested, except Lisa Smith and Luke Norton, were transported to the Stephens County Detention Center. Smith and Norton have yet to be located.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Smith or Norton is asked to call the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office in Cleveland at 706-348-7410.

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