Fannin County man arrested on various drug charges

By Steve Winslow Anchor/Reporter
Posted 7:10AM on Tuesday 14th November 2023 ( 6 months ago )

A Fannin County man is facing numerous illegal drug and weapons possession charges following a year-long task force investigation.

the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement team worked with the FBI, Fannin and Gilmer Sheriff's Offices to arrest 66-year old Raymond Akins of Blue Ridge on November 8th.

Officials say Akins was found with over 16 kilograms of meth, 900 grams of marijuana at his home during a warranted search. 

He was allegedly found with 45 firearms, drug paraphernalia and a large amount of cash at the time of the raid.

Added warrants were also issued for Akins' son, Cody Akins, according to an ARDEO press release Monday.

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