clear
Monday July 27th, 2015 11:35PM

Six arrested for trafficking drugs in Gainesville

By Derreck Booth Anchor/reporter
GAINESVILLE - Authorities with three agencies arrested six people on a list of drug charges, including trafficking, Wednesday.

The Gainesville-Hall County Multi Agency Narcotics squad led the investigation with help from Gainesville Police officers and Hall County Sheriff's Office deputies.

MANS Lt. Scott Ware said the arrests happened at 1030 Summit Street in Apartment H-2, during execution of a search warrant. Five of those facing charges are men from Gainesville. One Flowery Branch woman was also arrested.

Authorities seized drugs including heroin, methadone tablets, alprazolam and marijuana. Ware said the estimated total street value of the drugs is $6800. Ware said more arrests in the case are anticipated.

Investigators charged all six suspects with trafficking heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, possession of methadone with the intent to distribute, possession of alprazolam with the intent to distribute and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

The suspects are identified as 25 year old Nicolous Andrew Jenkins, 24 year old Jackie Phillip Smith, 21 year old Tony Bradley, 26 year old Robert Lenard Hale and 42 year old Tony Lerome Parish, all of Gainesville, according to Ware. 27 year old Janet Lynn Smith had a Flowery Branch address.

Ware said the arrests happened without incident. All six suspects were booked into the Hall County Jail.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia
After dominating much of the legislative session, a set of major ethics reforms is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
7:04PM ( 1 year ago )
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
House, Senate on collision course in highway debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared...
11:22PM ( 12 minutes ago )
White County detainee walks away from work detail
Numerous law enforcement agencies are working to help locate a White County detainee who walked away from a work detail at the White County Courthouse Monday afternoon.
By Dean Dyer
8:56PM ( 2 hours ago )
Authorities seize crystal meth worth nearly $33,000
Authorities made four arrests and seized 11.5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine in a four-agency drug trafficking investigation spanning two states.
7:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hall Co School Board approves construction at East Hall, looks at AP scores
The Hall County School Board approved a SPLOST IV request and talked Advanced Placement scores at their board meeting Monday night.
6:31PM ( 5 hours ago )
VIDEO: Man on the Street: Did last week's theater shooting change your opinion on going to the movies?
For this week's Man on the Street feature, WDUN's Russell Brown asked North Georgia residents if last week's Louisiana theater shooting would impact the way they go see movies.
4:33PM ( 7 hours ago )