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Several arrested after CNT meth investigation

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

Eight people were arrested Thursday morning on felony drug charges after a warrant sweep in Chatham and Bryan counties. 

Just after 6 a.m. Thursday, members of the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team, the Bryan County Sheriff's Office, Bloomingdale Police Department and the Pooler Department made the arrests after several CNT methamphetamine investigations.

Jessie Hurt, of Bryan County, was arrested at his home on Molden Branch Road. There was evidence that Hurt had a meth lab and that more meth had been made there, according to CNT. The home had been made safe by CNT agents who are trained in cleaning up meth labs.

Firearms and several surveillance cameras were discovered at the home, according to CNT.

Four people were arrested in Bryan County.

Hurt was charged with manufacturing meth, possession of meth, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

George Roundtree, of Bryan County, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Joseph Roberts, of Bryan County, was charged with manufacturing meth, possession of a controlled substance (meth) and possession of a drug-related object.

Gerald Belmer, of Bryan County, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (meth).

Joseph Roberts, of Bryan County, was charged with manufacturing meth, possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of a drug-related object. 

Four people were arrested in Chatham County.

Ronnie Bell, of Bryan County, was charged with unlawful purchasing of pseudoephedrine.

Ricky Lawson, of Bloomingdale, was charged with unlawful purchasing of pseudoephedrine.

Chris Lawson, of Bloomingdale, was charged with unlawful purchasing of pseudoephedrine.

Kathy Marie Lawson, of Bloomingdale, was charged with unlawful purchasing of pseudoephedrine.

Those arrested were taken to the Bryan County Jail or the Chatham County Detention Center, where they are expected to be arraigned sometime Thursday or Friday. 

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