North Sand Mountain Methamphetamine Bust/Five Arrested
On Saturday May 5, 2018, a joint investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, SBI/ADETF Region F, and U.S. Postal Inspectors culminated in the arrest of five persons for Drug Related Offenses in the Bryant area of Jackson County. During this investigation, approximately 2 pounds of Methamphetamine (ICE), Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, a Methamphetamine Laboratory, one Firearm and $3,035.00 US Currency were seized. As a result of this investigation the following persons were arrested and charged with the listed charges:
James McDANIEL age 51 of Bryant, Alabama who was charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Traffic Methamphetamine, Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of a Forged Instrument and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. McDANIEL remains in custody on a $77,800 bond.
Robin MOORE age 38 of Higdon, Alabama was charged with Conspiracy to Traffic Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Possession of Marijuana. MOORE remains in custody of $25,600 bond.
Charles GASS age 35 of Trenton, Georgia who was charged with Loitering in a Drug House, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Pay on a Speeding Ticket (warrant). GASS remains in custody on a $600 bond.
Michael CLOUD age 58 of Trenton, Georgia who was charged with Loitering in a Drug House. CLOUD was released on $300 bond.
James BROYLES age 49 of Wildwood, Georgia who was charged with Loitering in a Drug House. BROYLES was released on a $300 bond.
Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips said "this in a major drug seizure for our County and the North Sand Mountain area". "This investigation shows that inter-agency cooperation can lead to large amounts of drugs being taken off of our streets". "The estimated Street Value of this Methamphetamine is between $120,000 and $250,000 depending on the purity of the product". "Great job by our Narcotics Unit, State Task Force Agents and the Postal Inspectors".