Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrests 32 in Drug Bust Operation “Hell Froze Over”

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FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has sent out a release detailing the arrests of 33 different people in connection to a large-scale illegal drug operation.

According to the release, over the past several months, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving complaints from concerned citizens speaking in reference to a high level of traffic, which wasn’t normal in the county or in the city.

After a long investigation, Monroe County Drug Investigators and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation worked together to execute numerous arrest warrants– Some of which are still outstanding.

During the investigation, the following drugs and firearms were seized:

  • Approximately 830 Grams of Crack Cocaine
  • Approximately 1000 Grams of Powder Cocaine
  • Approximately 300 Grams of Marijuana
  • Approximately 20 Grams of Synthetic Marijuana
  • Approximately 35 Grams of Ecstasy
  • 9 Firearms

Those arrested and their charges are as follows:

  • Quincy Brantley
    (2 Counts) Trafficking Cocaine
  • Derek Watts
    Trafficking Cocaine
    Fleeing Attempting to Elude
    Abandonment of dangerous Drugs
    (11 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Christopher Battle
    (22 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
    Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of Synthetic Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
    V.G.C.S.A (Crack Cocaine)
    Possession of drug related objects
  • Keith Green
    Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of Synthetic Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of drug related objects
  • Decouris Brown
    Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of Synthetic Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of drug related objects
  • Mactavius Basley
    Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of Synthetic Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of drug related objects
  • Shywood Hughley
    (2 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
    Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute
    Possession of drug related objects
  • Horace Wise
    Trafficking Ecstasy
    Possession of Marijuana with Intent
    V.G.C.S.A(Hydrocodone)
    Pills not in original container
    Possession of drug related objects
  • Ann Hendrix
    Disorderly House
    Possession of a controlled substance
    Pills not in original container
  • Antron Hendrix
    Possession of Synthetic Marijuana
  • Kayla Barfield
    Possession of Synthetic Marijuana
  • Antonio Brantley
    (1 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Marcia Banks
    (3 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Joshua Hicks
    (3 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Jamie Talmadge
    (13 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • John T Grier
    (1 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Kendreith Bowden
    (17 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Maurice Mills
    (9 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • John D Jakes
    (1 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Dave Brantley
    (1 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Rodriqus Warren
    (1 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Sheddrick Threatt
    (1 Count) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Bennie Frank Watson
    (4 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Sonia Mays
    (4 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Alben Dupree
    (2 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Berry Virden
    (3 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Gordon Sherard Dewberry
    (2 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Bobby Webb
    (2 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Timothy Wade Padgett
    (4 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Dwayne Jones
    (2 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Darren Pryor
    (4 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Lewis Mays
    (7 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction

Those who still have outstanding warrants but have not been arrested are as follows:

  • James Mathis
    (19 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Antonio D Searcy
    (4 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Leonard Walker
    (5 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction
  • Keith Perkins
    V.G.C.S.A (Crack Cocaine)
    Driving while license suspended
  • Adam Dudley
    (5 Counts) Use of a communication facility in committing or facilitating a drug transaction

Photo Credits to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

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