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Thomas Co. man arrested for trafficking meth, aggravated assault on an officer

Kyle Turner
Kyle Turner(Thomas County Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 4:59 PM EDT
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THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - A Thomas County man is now behind bars following an incident on Tuesday, according to a Facebook post by the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said Thomas County-Thomasville Narcotics/Vice Agents received information that Kyle Turner would be delivering a quantity of methamphetamine.

Turner fled from agents after they set up surveillance. Deputies said Turner threw out methamphetamine on Highway 122, which was recovered by agents.

The sheriff’s office said he also attempted to hit several agents with his vehicle and was later arrested.

Turner was charged with:

  • Fleeing/eluding a police officer
  • Trafficking methamphetamine
  • Two counts of tampering with evidence
  • Two counts of obstruction of an officer
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Two counts aggravated assault on a peace officer
  • Criminal interference with government property

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