Towns County Drug Bust

Community, Police & Government
Towns County Sheriff’s Office Drug Investigators, K-9 unit, and Sheriff’s Deputies raided a drug location at Mountain Country Inn, 1434 State Hwy. 66, Young Harris.
Citizen complaints of drug activity led to a two-week long investigation resulting in the arrest of four individuals on August 2.
Arrest warrants were issued for:
Candie Sue Merritt, age 48, Young Harris. Sale of Methamphetamine
Christina Sueann Canterbury, age 48, Homeless. Sale of Methamphetamine
During this raid, two additional arrests were made.
Arrested were:
Jordan Tyler Patterson, age 20, Blairsville. Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Related Objects. Further charges pending test results for other suspected narcotics.
Adam Louis Milton Hataway, age 20, Blue Ridge. Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Related Objects. Further charges pending test results for other suspected narcotics.
Sheriff Ken Henderson commends the hard work of our deputies. He would also like to thank our citizens for their support and information regarding drug activity. Sheriff Henderson said, “The citizens and community working together can make a difference and are key to keeping our community safe.”

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