Tennessee man arrested in Young Harris on drug charges

Young Harris drug

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – A traffic stop conducted on Gumlog Road in Young Harris Monday, Sept.30, resulted in drug charges. According to the sheriff’s office, a Towns County deputy initiated a traffic stop on a Ford truck for a traffic offense. Upon further investigation, the driver was identified as Joey Delane Head, 60, of Ducktown, TN.

Head was arrested without incident and charged with the following offenses:

  • 1 Count of Violation of Georgia Controlled Substance Act – Possession Methamphetamine
  • 1 Count of Violation of Georgia Controlled Substance Act – Possession of Schedule IV Drugs
  • 1 Count of Possession of Drug Related Objects
  • 1 Count of Drugs Not in Original Container
  • 1 Count Failure to Maintain Lane

Towns County Sheriff’s Office said that the investigation is currently active and on-going and additional charges are possible. The case will be forwarded to the Enotah Circuit District Attorney’s office for prosecution.

All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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Robin H. Webb

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1 Comment

  1. JW Sprinkles October 8, 2019 at 10:38 am

    WoW another Meth arrest !!! We need to have elections on a yearly basis to get Meth off the streets. And who the he’ll maintain lane on Gum Log anyway…, smells like fish…

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