Suspect Accused of Trafficking Methamphetamine
Police have arrested a LaGrange man during drug investigation, where he was reportedly found to be in possession of a trafficking amount of methamphetamine.
On April 20, around 11:40 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department Special Investigations Unit responded to a residence on North Parkway in reference to a drug investigation.
After arriving at the location, officers made contact with resident, Austin O’Neal Hill, who police say was found to be in possession of approximately 34.9 grams of marijuana.
During the subsequent investigation, police made contact with Hill’s roommate, Santonyo Monteza Boyd, who was found to be in possession of approximately 1.25 ounces of suspected methamphetamine, along with digital scales containing suspected methamphetamine residue, and approximately 7.5 grams of suspected marijuana.
Police say Boyd also had a female companion, Lana Green, who was found to be in possession of a glass smoking device that contained suspected methamphetamine.
As a result of the investigation, Boyd, age 44, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked into the jail charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana – Less than an Ounce, and Possession of a Drug Related Object.
Boyd is currently being held at the Troup County Jail where he was denied bond.
If anyone has any additional information about this investigation or any other illegal drug activity in LaGrange, please contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603. Anonymous tips can be submitted to the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Tips can also be submitted through the LaGrange Police Department’s Facebook page.
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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer