The Coffee County Drug Unit announces the following recent drug-related arrests:
Sept. 27 - A concerned citizen contacted law enforcement about a suspicious vehicle in a local neighborhood. Coffee County deputies responded, along with the Coffee County Drug Unit, to investigate further. As a result of the investigation, the driver, identified as Hal Donald Griffin, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine.
Sept. 27 - The Coffee County Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a local residence. As a result of the search, Farrah Carter was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
Sept. 29 - A Coffee County K-9 unit was requested to assist the Georgia State Patrol with a traffic stop. Following a brief investigation, Timothy Lott was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine.
Sept. 30 - Probationer Joel Sherrod was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine following a search of his residence.
Oct. 12 - The Coffee County Drug Unit concluded a methamphetamine trafficking investigation by conducting a traffic stop on a wanted probationer, David Michael Torelli. Also in the vehicle was an individual identified as Cassie Nicole Murphy, who was suspected of concealing evidence. A further search was conducted, and it was determined that Murphy concealed over an ounce of suspected methamphetamine. A search of their residence was also conducted, and firearms were seized. As a result of the investigation, Torelli was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Murphy was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and hindering the apprehension of a criminal.
Oct. 12 - The Coffee County Drug Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. A search was conducted, and suspected cocaine was located. The driver, Juan Maldonado, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.
- Alexandria Bowen indicted, jailed for alleged involvement in fiance's heroin arrest
- Feds sentence Telfair County drug trafficker with ties to Coffee
- Drug officers arrest suspected trafficker in Broxton investigation
- Chases, meth possession, and firearms charges top drug unit's operations in April
- Benjamin Johnson arrested, charged with armed robbery after chase