NWGA Scanner | March 18th, 2021

Summerville police officers make large meth bust leading to the arrest of four on trafficking charges

According to a Summerville Police Department, on March 17th, 2021, Summerville Police Officers Jo Stricklin and Ricky Vanpelt conducted a search of a vehicle at George’s Quik store located in the city limits of Summerville. Officers seized approximately 18 ounces (1.1 lb) of suspected methamphetamine, 357 Magnum Revolver, and $1,703.60 in U.S. Currency. a THC cartridge along with weighing and packaging materials. The estimated street value of methamphetamine is to be $10,000. Narcotic Agents were called to the scene and began an investigation.
After the first seizure, Agents traveled to 134 Seventh Street Summerville, GA, where they executed a search warrant. Agents recovered approximately 18 grams of suspected methamphetamine. 0.5 grams of suspected Heroin. 7 grams of suspected marijuana, and $1,670 in U.S. Currency, along with weighing and packaging materials.
Four arrests were made from the investigation: Jayla Watts (21) and George Jevard Williams II (22) of Rome, GA, were charged with: Trafficking in Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute within 1000 feet of Housing Project, Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a crime, Possession of Schedule 1 Drug (THC), Possession of Related Drug Objects Jamal Johnson (32) and Corsica Johnson (27) of Summerville, GA, were charged with: Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute within 1000 feet of Housing Project, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Related Objects. Providing assistant to the Summerville Police Department with the investigation was the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office, the Trion Police Department, and the Lookout Mountain Judicial Drug Task Force, whose officers represent various departments within our judicial circuit.

L-R: Corsica Johnson, Jamal Johnson, Jayla Watts, George Jevard Williams II