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Meriwether Co. officials make an arrest in methamphetamine trafficking case

(Source: GBI Office of Public Affairs) (Source: GBI Office of Public Affairs)
MERIWETHER COUNTY, GA (WTVM) -

Law enforcement arrested Misrael Martinez in Meriwether County on March 21 for trafficking in methamphetamine.

Officials received information that Martinez was traveling to Meriwether County with a substantial amount of methamphetamine. Surveillance showed him parked at a car wash where he was approached by agents of the GBI and Meriwether County Sheriff’s deputies. 

A search of his vehicle found approximately 18 ounces of suspected methamphetamine. 

The GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office was assisted by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in Hamilton, GA during the investigation. 

Martinez is currently held in the Meriwether County Jail. No bond has been set. 

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