NWGA Scanner | September 8th, 2022

Convicted felon found in possession of gun during investigation into the sale of marijuana in Dalton

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, During the month of June 2022, a Detective began an investigation into the sale of marijuana by convicted felon Anthony Lamar Harris, 58, of Dalton, located at an address within the city limits of Dalton. The detective reported, “During this investigation, [I] was able to make at least two controlled purchases of marijuana from his residence, using a confidential source working with the Dalton Police Department.” On August 16th, 2022, the detective was able to obtain a search warrant for Anthony Harris’s residence. Harris was booked into the Whitfield County Jail on August 26th, 2022, charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule 2 drug, sale of a schedule 1/2 drug, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.