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Monday July 26th, 2021 1:16PM

Four people arrested in Lumpkin County drug bust

By Kimberly Sizemore Anchor/Reporter
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Nearly 300 grams of methamphetamine were seized at a home in Lumpkin County on Tuesday. According to a press release from the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office, the home had been under investigation for several months and a search warrant was obtained. When authorities searched the residence at 1085 Lewis School Rd., they found 295 grams of methamphetamine, along with an unknown amount of another drug, suspected to be heroin.

As a result, four individuals were arrested, among them Dahlonega residents Terri Lynn Gee, age 34, and Sandra Louise Whitlow, age 59. Two men were also arrested – Michael Troy Sexton, age 40, from Oakwood, and Austin Lamar Mote, age 27, from Braselton.

All four individuals are charged with trafficking methamphetamine. Gee is also charged with sale of methamphetamine, possession of drug related objects, and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Whitlow and Sexton both have additional charges, as well. They are both charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related objects.

The investigation was a joint collaboration between the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office and the GBI Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office (ARDEO).

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