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K-9 Alert Leads To Drug Arrest

On Tuesday evening, April 18th, Towns County K-9 Deputy made a traffic stop on Highway 76 West near Young Harris for a suspended tag. A free air search of the vehicle resulted in K-9 Xena alerting on the vehicle.

A search was conducted, and Methamphetamine laced with Fentanyl field tested positive. During a search at the Towns County Detention Center additional Methamphetamine was found on the suspects person resulting in additional charges.

Bobby Dewayne Cantrell, age 43, Blairsville was arrested and charged with: • Felony Possession of Methamphetamine • Felony Crossing Guard Lines with Weapons/Drugs/Intoxicants • Possession and Use of Drug Related Objects

Sheriff Ken Henderson commends the patrol deputies and their keen observation. Along with the additional resources of our K-9s Towns County Sheriff’s Office will continue our war on drugs in Towns County.

**All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law**

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