Deputies capture wanted man

Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office
Source: Troup County Sheriff's Office

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TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - The Troup County Sheriff's Office tells News Leader 9 investigators have captured a wanted man.

Deputies found and arrested Christopher Drake of LaGrange on Friday around 4:00 p.m.

He was taken to the Troup County Jail where he faces charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, trafficking cocaine, possession of hashish oil and probation violation.

Officers say Drake failed to report to jail after his release from the hospital on August 3rd.
On August 2nd, Drake was found unconscious in his car.  He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

That same day, drug unit agents found two large bags of marijuana, several bags of cocaine and more than $21,000 in cash.

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