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Sheriff's Office Press Release

Posted on: February 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Multi-Agency Drug Arrest

Drugs, weapons photo feb. 2022

Meriwether County Sheriff Chuck Smith reported that his agency working in collaboration with the Upson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Thomaston Police Department, conducted an undercover narcotics investigation which resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of illegal narcotics, to include 9.1 ounces of Methamphetamine, 6.7 grams of Ecstasy Pills and 36.2 grams of Marijuana. Agents also seized 3 firearms along with scales and packaging materials used in the distribution of illegal narcotics. This operation resulted in arrest warrants being issued for a suspect.

 Drugs, weapons photo feb. 2022


“On February 8th, 2022, our narcotics agent along with agents from Upson County Sheriff's Office and the City of Thomaston Police Department executed a search warrant in the 300 block of Society Circle, Woodbury, Ga. The search warrant execution resulted in the recovery of a substantial amount of Methamphetamine, Marijuana and Ecstasy Pills inside the residence. Agents also recovered items associated with the drug trade to include scales and packaging material, along with 3 firearms. Arrest warrants have been obtained for Charlie Louis Maine Jr., B/M, 39 years of age for the offenses of Violation of the Georgia Control Substance Act Trafficking Methamphetamine, V.G.C.S.A. Possession of Schedule I Narcotic, (Ecstasy) with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime.” Sheriff Chuck Smith said.


“I appreciate all of our Task Force Agencies working together collaboratively to get these drugs off our streets.  This is an on-going active investigation. If anyone knows the whereabouts of Charlie Louis Maine, Jr., call 911 or the Meriwether County Sheriff’s Office, (706) 672-4489. Callers can remain anonymous.” Sheriff Smith advised.

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