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DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) -

In a twelve day period, officers of  Douglas and Coffee County law enforcement recorded nine arrests for drug related charges in Coffee County.

Traffic stops and searched with warrants produced the arrests, and the confiscation of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Some of the suspects were wanted on charges in other cities.

Here are the names of those arrested and their charges, in a release provided by the Douglas, Coffee County Drug Unit.

On May 3rd, Coffee County Sheriff's Office deputies initiated a traffic stop in Douglas on a vehicle driven by Emory Scott Mead.  During the stop, deputies discovered a small quantity of methamphetamine.  Mead was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.  The case was turned over to the Douglas – Coffee Drug Unit.

On May 8th, CCSO deputies initiated a traffic stop in Douglas on a vehicle driven by Todd Hattaway.  During the traffic stop, deputies discovered a small quantity of Suboxone tablets.  Hattaway was arrested for Possession of Schedule III Controlled Substances.  The case was turned over to DCDU.

  On May 13th, DCDU executed a search warrant at 315 Brittany Lane in Douglas.  Detectives found several packages of methamphetamine, several Adipex tablets and paraphernalia used in distributing drugs, to include scales and syringes.  Detectives arrested Pamela Cook, Kenny Mancil and Daniel Lee Stuckey.  Cook and Mancil were charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute and Possession of Schedule IV Controlled Substances.  Stuckey was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine; Stuckey had over 2 grams on him as detectives made entry into the home.  Stuckey was also found to be wanted in Alamo for traffic offenses.

Later on this date, DCDU K-9 officers initiated a traffic stop in Douglas on a vehicle occupied by Martha Shuman.  During the traffic stop, officers found over 7 grams of methamphetamine.  Shuman was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine.

On May 15th, DCDU K-9 officers initiated a traffic stop in Douglas on a vehicle driven by Thomas Corey Hobbs.  As officers were stopping Hobbs, they witnessed him throw an item out of his vehicle.  Officers recovered a sock containing one ounce of methamphetamine.  Hobbs was arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine and Abandonment of Controlled Substances.

Later on this date, DCDU detectives arrested Destiny Shelby Bennett and Phillip Laquan Johnson at Dollar General in Nicholls for Distribution of Marijuana and Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance following a brief investigation.  Detectives further discovered a package of Spice while searching their vehicle.  Johnson was additionally found to be a wanted fugitive in Glynn County for a Felony Probation Violation. 

 

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