Drug agents arrest six in Coffee County

Drug agents arrest six in Coffee County
(Source: Coffee Co. Sheriff's Office)

COFFEE CO., GA (WALB) - The Douglas-Coffee Drug Unit arrested six people Thursday, including two wanted fugitives and a suspected methamphetamine distributor.

Around 10 a.m. Thursday, drug agents conducted a brief investigation at a residence on Mora Road. As a result, Amy Renee Hutchinson was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine.

During a separate incident, Coffee County K-9 units conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. After a brief investigation, Ryan Carver was arrested on six outstanding bench warrants. Ashley Carver and Eric Sauls, occupants of the vehicle, were also arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

Later that afternoon, Coffee County K-9 deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. During the stop, officers arrested Amos Brantley, who was wanted on outstanding warrants for driving with a suspended license, open container, and attempting to flee and elude. Brantley also faces an additional charge for possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance.

Around 6:30 p.m., Douglas-Coffee drug agents, with assistance from Coffee County K-9 and HEAT Units, executed a search warrant at the Jameson Inn in Douglas. As a result of the search, large quantities of methamphetamine, illicit prescription medications packaged for sale, other quantities of controlled substances, and a firearm were discovered.

Kylvoski Martin Simpson was arrested and will be charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance (alprazolam) with intent to distribute, possession of Schedule IV controlled substance (tramadol) with intent to distribute, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance (hydrocodone) with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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