Heroin Makes Its Way Into The County PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 November 2017 15:50
Multiple bags of heroin and marijuana were discovered by a Chattooga County sheriff's deputy' during a recent traffic stop.
The 911 Center asked deputies to watch for a stolen white Ford Explorer. Deputy Joe Stephens spotted the vehicle near Martin Street in Summerville. 
Inside the vehicle was passenger James Martin Willey, 33, of Gaylesville, Ala. That passenger had a backpack containing drugs, two pistols, plastic bags, two smoking devices and electronic scales. 
Among the drugs found included:
* Morphine
* Methamphetamine
* Marijuana
* Heroin 
* Alphazoplam
"Unfortunately, I wasn't real surprised when I heard of the seizure of a small amount of heroin this week. We have watched this terrible and highly addictive drug make its presence in areas surrounding us. Heroin is an Opioid and is made from morphine. It is very addictive and can be introduced into the body many different ways. Some of the common ways are injection, snorting and smoking," Sheriff Schrader said.
Willey was charged with possession or use of drug-related objects, possession of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, possession of firearm or knife during commission or attempt to commit crime and unlawful for jail inmate to possess any controlled substance/drugs/gun.

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