Tuesday March 19th, 2019 12:02AM

Bethlehem man arrested after illegal drugs sent through the mail

By B.J. Williams News Director
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A 33-year-old man from Bethlehem has been arrested after narcotics officers found large numbers of illegal drugs being shipped through the U.S. Postal Service. 

The Barrow County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit and a postal inspector from the U.S. Postal Service executed a search warrant at a location on Brunton Road in Bethlehem on Monday, Feb. 4, according to a press statement from the Barrow County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators had been watching the area for some time after reports surfaced of illegal narcotics being shipped through the mail. During the search, investigators found what they called "multiple bags" of edible candies containing THC, lollipops containing THC, and THC vaping oil They also confiscated approximately 140 grams of Ecstasy Tablets, LSD and marijuana.

Authorities said the ecstasy had a strett value of approximately $3,500. They were working to determine a value on the THC products. 

David Lawrence Anyanwu, who lived at the address, was arrested and charged with trafficking in ecstasy, Possession of a Schedule I Narcotic (THC edibles, THC lollipops, and THC vaping oil) and Possession of a Schedule I Narcotic (LSD).

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