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Four arrested in drug charges in Ware

Special to SEGAZINE

Three major illegal drug cases were made over the last few days and four suspects have been jailed, according to Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal.

Those arrested include:

  • William Anthony Roberson Jr.
  • Chelsea Alexandra Rice
  • Vernon Marcus Sherrod
  • James Farley Music

On Saturday morning, Ware County deputies went to a mobile home at 2483 Wadley Road with a search warrant after sales of marijuana there had occurred, according to findings from an investigation.

The other two cases came as the result of traffic stops.

William Anthony Roberson Jr., 21, and Chelsea Alexandra Rice, 21, were taken into custody at the Wadley Road residence, said Royal, and both were taken to the Ware County jail on multiple drug charges.

Roberson and Rice are charged with possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

“This was a result of an ongoing investigation at that residence,” said Royal. “The investigation revealed they have beenz selling marijuana at the mobile home for quite some time, frequently during the day.”

Detectives Jeff Nolan, Sgt. Joe Morris and K-9 Deputy Dearin Drury arrived at the home at 7:42 a.m. and made entry. The sheriff said inside the lawmen seized bags of marijuana packaged for sale in the kitchen, in the bedroom and in dresser drawers throughout the mobile home, as well as tiny bags used for sales of marijuana, digital scales, a grinder and other drug related objects including a quantity of money, smoking devices and a small amount of “spice,” synthetic marijuana.

On Friday, a traffic stop on the Alma Highway at Jamestown Road netted three arrests, Royal said, and the seizure of a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine by K-9 Deputy James Cox.

Vernon Marcus Sherrod, 47, of Happyville Street,Waycross, James Farley Music, 32, of 500 Walnut St., Waycross, and Gina Renae Perkins, 32, of Waycross, were taken into custody by Deputy Cox, said Royal.

Sherrod is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and a stop sign violation, said Royal.

Music is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth with intent to distribute, violation of probation and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, said Royal.

Perkins is charged with possession of meth with intent to distribute, crossing a guard line at the county jail with contraband, possession of marijuana and contempt of court on an outstanding bench warrant.

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