Eight arrested concerning sale of meth and disorderly house

This residence at 1297 Taylor Drive, off Blount Crossing, is where eight individuals were arrested Thursday concerning the sale of methamphetamine and a disorderly house. (Photo by Drue Linton)

Eight Arrested concerning sale of methamphetamine

and disorderly house

Residents and their dogs were awakened a few minutes after 6 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the area of the east end of Blount Crossing with the loud announcement of “This is the Sheriff’s office. Come out with your hands up!” It was played over and over. There were loud explosion as a smoke bomb was set off.

The multi-jurisdictional Special Response Team comprised of deputies from Long, Liberty and McIntosh counties conducted a no knock search warrant  and arrest warrants for several subjects at 1297 Taylor Drive. According to the Col. Danny Lowe, with the McIntosh County Office of the Sheriff, an investigation disclosed that Joseph Valezquez and Joshua Drury provided a place for persons to purchase illegal substances and in ingest illegal substances. The investigation determined the residence to be a place of ill repute.

The eight arrested were charged on various charges of Sale of Illegal Controlled Substance; Illegal Possession of controlled Substance; and Maintaining a Disorderly House.

McIntosh County Sheriff Steve Jessup vows to continue the fight to rid McIntosh County of drugs and protect the citizens of McIntosh.

Arrested are:

  • Joshua Anthony Drury- Sale of Illegal Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine); Maintaining a Disorderly House (place of ill repute)

 

  • Joseph Domingo Velazquez- Possession of Illegal Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine); Maintaining a Disorderly House (place of ill repute)

 

  • Clifford William Brock- Maintaining a Disorderly House (place of ill repute)

 

  • Johnny Elder Yeomans- Maintaining a Disorderly House (place of ill repute)

 

  • Austin Michael Carter- Maintaining a Disorderly House (place of ill repute)

 

  • James Luther Parker- Maintaining a Disorderly House (place of ill repute)

 

  • Megan Amanda Fisher- Maintaining a Disorderly House (place of ill repute)

 

  • Kalynne Rose Taylor- Maintaining a disorderly house (place of ill repute)

 

  • *Christopher Dustin Young- Possession of Illegal Controlled Substance

 

*Not yet arrested, still at large. Please contact the McIntosh County office of the Sheriff at 912-437-5870 with any information leading to the apprehension of Christopher Dustin Young.

 

 

1 Comment

  1. ron tangen on November 11, 2019 at 10:50 am

    Great work law enforcement !! We just moved here and was not looking to see this. get it done !!

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