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Waller and team continue the drug crackdown

The Lamar County sheriff’s office made more arrests for drugs on Tuesday, March 24, busting four males from two vehicles. Deputies held a law enforcement safety road check on Piedmont Road at The Rock Road and apprehended ‘“ in one vehicle ‘“ Jason Brian Little, 37, of 200 Brown Springs Rd., Milner and Roy William King III, 37, of Newnan. King was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.  He was also charged with a probation violation. Little was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, operating an unregistered vehicle and operating a vehicle with no insurance.  In the second vehicle David Allen Lowe, 47, of 266 Alabama Rd., The Rock, and a passenger who’s name is being withheld due to age, were both charged with possession of crack cocaine. ”These arrests are part of our push to get drugs out of Lamar County,” said Sheriff Larry Waller. “We take an aggressive stance and will make all the arrests we can. Most of the drug activity today is meth but these arrests show crack cocaine is still around.” On the positive side, Waller notes the sheriff’s office is spearheading an educational campaign in a Meth Summit on June 2. ”We want everyone to be there to see the effects of meth,” Waller said. For information on the summit contact investigator Mark Barry.  LATEST NEWS: Further reports have indicated that although all four men were brought up on charges not all affidavits and warrants were signed. According to Magistrate Judge William Thomas conversation between the arresting officer and the court were resolved earlier. Some charges were dropped after Thomas negated a few warrants. All charges against King were signed. All charges against Little except possession of a firearm by a convicted felon were withheld. Lowe’s charges remained. The fourth suspect was released as he was not responsible for the adult whose car he was a passenger of. Further news as it develops…..

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