Thursday, September 3, 2020

Deputies Arrest 2 For Drug Trafficking in Joint Investigation

Sheriff Mitch Ralston Reports:

On Wednesday, September 2, deputy sheriffs and Sheriff’s detectives joined authorities from Whitfield County in the investigation of methamphetamine trafficking between the 2 counties. Based upon information developed in Whitfield County and in the early morning hours of September 3, detectives and deputies executed a search warrant at a private home on Fite Bend Road in the Resaca community. Deputies used a GCSO K9 in executing this warrant. Two persons, Ricky Grant, age 42 and Lisa Johnston, age 50, both of 1181 Fite Bend Road, Resaca were arrested without incident after investigating officers discovered a large amount of methamphetamine in the home. Detectives also found packaging and distribution materials. Both defendants will face charges of Methamphetamine Trafficking and were lodged in the county jail pending bond proceedings.