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May 14, 2014

Man charged with trafficking in meth

— The Narcotics Unit of the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office received information that a subject by the name of Donny Ryan Keith was responsible for distributing large amounts of illegal narcotics in the Whitfield County area.

On Tuesday, investigators received information that Keith was in the area delivering methamphetamine. At approximately 3:30 p.m., Keith was observed getting out of his Chevrolet pickup truck at a residence on Ezzard Avenue. Investigators confronted Keith and conducted a search of his vehicle. Around two ounces of methamphetamine was located.

The suspect was taken into custody. A search was conducted at his residence (Ballastone Way) and an additional quantity of illegal narcotics was seized, including methamphetamine, hydrocodone, alprazolam and marijuana.

Keith, 34, of 380 Ballastone Way, Rocky Face, was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of schedule 3 and 4 narcotics, and possession of marijuana. He is being held in the Whitfield County jail.


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