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Authorities seize drugs, weapons in Metter


The Metter Police Department, working with the Tri-Circuit Drug Task Force, the Candler County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Corrections, executed three search warrants on March 21.

Authorities searched two residences on Whitaker Street and one vacant house on North Leroy Street. Between the three locations, authorities seized powder cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana with a street value of over $5,000. Weapons were also seized.

"I appreciate the efforts of the law enforcement officers involved in this investigation to help make Metter a safer place. We deeply appreciate the task force agents, Sheriff Bell, the GBI and the Department of Corrections for their assistance," Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said in a press release.

The case is under investigation and possible arrests are still pending. Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Justin Wells at 912.685.2190 or

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