Drug Agents with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Hogansville couple on drug charges after the two received a large amount of marijuana through the mail.
Sheriff’s Deputies were first alerted to the incident after the U.S. Postal Service discovered the large package being mailed to the couple contained marijuana. Drug Agents were notified and they intercepted the package during delivery, arresting the intended recipients, Hannah Marie Johnson and James Lamar Johnson at their Hightower Road home. Drug Agents advised the two are believe to only be middlemen in the drug trafficking scheme, as they didn’t originate the drugs and were planning in sending it to other subjects.
Within the package sent to the couple, drug agents found approximately two pounds of marijuana.
Investigators say both subjects readily admitted to their involvement and this investigation is ongoing.
James Johnson, age 32, and Hannah Johnson, age 24, were arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where they were booked into the jail and charged with Felony Conspiracy to Possess Marijuana.
Hannah Johnson was additionally charged with Possession of Marijuana – Less than an Ounce.
Remember folks, don’t send illegal drugs through the mail. You’re not going to get away with it. Or do send drugs through the mail, drug agents have lots of work to do and they could use an easy case now and then.
Tommy Murphy Staff Writer