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Sheriu’s Ovce Charges Seven with Drug Travcking

Sheriu’s Ovce Charges Seven   with Drug Travcking

Tommy Murphy

Sta Writer

Troup County Sheri's Deputies have filed felony drug charges against seven individuals as the result of an ongoing narcotics inves –

tigation.

On Wednesday, Investiga – tors with the Troup County Sheri's Oce Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Oakmont Drive with the assistance of the LaGrange Police De – partment and the Coweta County Sheri's Oce.

During the search, author –

ities located numerous pack – ages of marijuana -about 20 lbs. in total- along with Ecstasy and other drug traf – ficking items. More than a half-dozen firearms, including mili – tary-style rifles, were seized from the location.

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Deputies seized about 20 lbs. of marijuana and other drugs along with numerous firearms and drug distribution tools while serving the search warrant on Oakmont Drive.

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The following individuals were arrested and charged related to the investigation: • Kelsey Barnes (Tracking Marijuana and Possession of Ecstasy) • Kimani Barnes (Trafficking Marijuana and Possession of Schedule II Narcotic with Intent to Distribute) • Kendall Barnes (Trafficking Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon) • James Clark (Track- ing Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm during a Felony) • Ray Hughley (Tracking Marijuana) • Bryan Fanning (Trafficking Marijuana and Possession of a Firearm during a Felony) • Travis Whitehead (Trafficking Marijuana) This case is still under active investigation by the Troup County Sheriu's Office and additional charges are possible.

If anyone has any additional information on this case or any other illegal drug activity within Troup County, please contact the Troup County Sheriu's Office at 706-883-1616. Anon- ymous tips can be provided to Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

The author of this article can be reached via email at [email protected] net.

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