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  • Press Release / Towns County Sheriff's Office

K-9 Assists In Drug Arrest

Towns County Sheriff’s Sergeant Bryan Forsyth and K-9 Deputy Darringer Barrett received a tip of drug activity in the area of the Citgo gas station on Hwy 76.

A suspicious person in a vehicle was located and K-9 Xena conducted a free air search of the vehicle and alerted positive for narcotics.

A search resulted in marijuana packaged for sale, scales, and drug paraphernalia.

Blaze Zee Szczepanski, age 29, Blairsville, was arrested and charged: • Felony Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute • Felony Possession of Marijuana • Possession and Use of Drug Related Objects • Driving While Licenses Suspended/Revoked

Sheriff Henderson is proud of the Towns County Sheriff’s Deputies for their continued efforts to keep these illegal drugs from being distributed in our county.

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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