clear
Thursday July 30th, 2015 2:11AM

MANS: Two arrested in Gainesville on several drug charges

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Two Gainesville residents face numerous drug-related charges after being arrested in Hall County on Friday.<br /> <br /> According to Lt. Scott Ware with the Hall County Sheriff's Office, members of the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (MANS) had been conducting an investigation involving a residence on Ledan Extension near Green Hill Road when the arrests were made.<br /> <br /> Ware said MANS agents discovered both suspects at the home were in possession of marijuana, methamphetamine and numerous prescription drugs, with the drugs having a total street value of $300. Scales and packaging materials were also found at the residence.<br /> <br /> Both suspects, 37-year-old Kristie Lee Whitfield and 28-year-old Kerry Tracy Wheeler, Jr., were arrested incident, according to Ware.<br /> <br /> The pair were booked into the Hall County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, possession of Hydrocodone, possession of Diazepam, possession of Alprazolam and possession of marijuana, the latter being a misdemeanor.<br /> <br /> Ware said that Whitfield also faces charges of possession of Carisporodol and possession of Tramadol in the case.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 6 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 6 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 6 months ago )
Local/State News
US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Mala...
12:32AM ( 1 hour ago )
Full service restored to Demorest water customers
A water outage in the Fairview community of Habersham County caused by storm-related damage Wednesday afternoon has been repaired and full service has been restored to the area.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:47PM ( 5 hours ago )
Railroad crossing in Winder reopened after crash
A railroad crossing in Winder was closed Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a a train.
6:29PM ( 7 hours ago )
Video: Gainesville elementary schools to add golf program to PE curriculum
All 5 Gainesville city elementary schools will add the First Tee National School Program to their physical education instruction.
6:16PM ( 7 hours ago )
Early morning fire destroys Suwanee residence, damages neighboring house
Firefighters in Gwinnett County were called to a house fire early Wednesday morning on Riversong Drive in Suwanee.
By Staff
3:38PM ( 10 hours ago )