GAINESVILLE - Local drug agents report the arrest of a 52-year-old Gainesville man on several meth-related charges.<br />
Dennis Ray Cheek is charged with:<br />
*Trafficking Methamphetamine<br />
*Possession of Methamphetamine with the Intent to Distribute<br />
*Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon<br />
Agents from the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcots Squad say they arrested Cheek on S. Enota Dr. in Gainesville Thursday during an undercover investigation. Lt. Scott Ware says Cheek delivered about an ounce to agents at that location. Ware says another ounce of meth and a pistol were seized during a subsequent search of a house on Gillsville Highway.<br />
He said the drugs had a "cumulative" street value of $5,600.
Nearly two hours of discussion at a community meeting on racial profiling came to an end when a white man with a backpack made his way to the front of the fellowship hall at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Summit Street.
In the traditional kickoff of the Brenau University Women’s College academic year, one of the region’s foremost forensic interviewers, Dr. Julie Battle, told students that going to college will not automatically prepare them for life or careers.