4 Arrested On Drug Charges In Catoosa County

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop on Monday, on Alabama Highway, and arrested four people.

During the traffic stop, deputies searched the vehicle and found approximately three ounces of Methamphetamine “ICE”, eight ounces of marijuana, various prescription pills, multiple tools for the consumption and distribution of narcotics and $600 in cash. The narcotics were found packaged for resale. The total “street” value of the narcotics is approximately $10,000.

Deputies made the following arrests as a result of the traffic stop:

1. Sara Jane Butcher, 35, 571 Back Pen Road, Summerville, Ga.

2. Brian Leon Hampton, 36, 571 Back Pen Road, Summerville, Ga.

3. Nancy Jill Wood, 31, 630 Shinbone Valley, Menlo, Ga.

4. Christopher David Wood, 30, 630 Shinbone Valley, Menlo, Ga.

All subjects were charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana over one ounce and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.  

Sara Butcher was also charged with possession of Schedule II and Schedule IV narcotics and crossing the guard line with contraband without consent. 


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