Investigation into drug trafficking leads to 17 arrests, seizures of drugs and weapons

Some of the drugs and weapons seized during a recent SCSO that also resulted in 17 arrests are shown.

GRIFFIN — A Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit investigation into drug trafficking and distribution resulted in the arrest of 17 individuals and the seizure of 10.9 pounds of methamphetamine, Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix said Friday.

“When Special Operations Agents began digging, they found that this organization was tied to a source in the metro Atlanta area who was responsible for pound quantities of methamphetamine coming into Griffin and Spalding County and surrounding counties on a weekly basis,” Dix explained.

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