Sunday January 17th, 2021 6:32AM

Gainesville man arrested after agents seize $400K in illegal drugs

By B.J. Williams Assistant News Director
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Local drug agents seized a variety of illegal drugs and $83,000 in cash during a search of a home on West Waterwood Drive in northwest Hall County Thursday night. 

Derreck Booth, spokesman for the Hall County Sheriff's Office, estimated the street value of the narcotics at $400,000.

"In the course of the short-term investigation, agents seized approximately eight pounds of methamphetamine, two pounds of marijuana, eight grams of heroin and $83,000 cash," Booth said in an email statement. 

Delbert Channie Tucker, 52, was arrested without incident at the scene.

Booth said Tucker faces the following charges:

  • Trafficking heroin
  • Trafficking methamphetamine
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
  • Felony possession of marijuana

Booth said Tucker may faces other charges in the case. No other arrests are expected.

He said agents with the Gainesville/Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (MANS Unit) and deputies with Hall County's Uniform Patrol Division K9 Unit executed the investigation and the arrest. 


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