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2 people arrested on drug-related charges in LaGrange

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) – The LaGrange Police Department arrested two people on drug related charges on Thursday, April 7 around 8 a.m.

A search warrant was executed for Charles McClendon at a residence located at 150 Turner Street Apartment.

A search of the residence showed that marijuana and other items associated with the sale of illegal narcotics were found in the apartment.

McClendon was then found with a loaded handgun that was within arm’s reach of him at the time of his arrest. As officers searched the residence, the legal tenant of the property, Kenyanna Harris arrived on the scene as well. Harris was also arrested for the drugs and gun that were located.

The investigation also revealed that Harris had active warrants for her arrest from Spalding County as well as Morgan County.

She was also placed under arrest for these warrants.

McClendon was found to have outstanding warrants through Cherokee County as well as Clayton County.

They were both charged with the following offenses:

  • Two counts of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute
  • Two counts of possession of a drug related object
  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
  • Various other arrest warrants from other jurisdictions

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