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'Operation Rolling Thunder' nets 32 arrests

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LAFAYETTE, WALKER COUNTY (WRCB) – A massive drug roundup in Walker County sent 32 people to jail.

Sheriff Steve Wilson says the sweep netted seven wanted fugitives and four meth labs.

Dubbed "Operation Rolling Thunder," deputies in Walker, Catoosa, Dade and Chattooga worked with officials from the DEA, Department of Corrections, and LaFayette Police.

The two day sweep took place on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

Sheriff Wilson says there are still ongoing investigations and more arrests are likely.

Those arrested in Operation Rolling Thunder: 

  • Mary Elizabeth Moore, 20, Rossville, Ga. Possession of marijuana
  • Kathryn Lynn Stevens, 24, Rossville, Ga. Poss. of marijuana, Criminal attempt to manufacture methamphetamine.
  • Christopher Jason Callahan, 38, Summerville, Ga. Possession of methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine
  • Andy Burk Anderson, 39, Rossville, Ga., Possession of meth, manufacturing meth, possession of meth with intent to distribute.
  • Samuel Robert Park, Rossville, Ga., Possession of meth, manufacturing meth, possession of meth with intent to distribute
  • Steven Lynn Friddell, 53, Rossville, Ga., Possession of meth, manufacturing meth.
  • Donna Lora Arellano, 46, Rossville, Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • Ronald Allen Crabtree, 48, Rossville, Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • Douglas Lamont Johnson, 51, Lafayette, Ga. Distribution of methamphetamine
  • Andy Preston Fricks, 18, Lafayette, Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • Jesse Andrew McNeese, 25, Rock Spring, Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • Dennis James Davis, 53, Chickamauga, Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • James Alvin Parker, 57, Rock Spring, Ga., Distribution of Schedule III (Hydrocodone)
  • Christopher Shane Posey, 36, Rossville Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • Michael Jason Tilley, 32, East Ridge, Tn., Probation Violation
  • Comnetta Dean Alvarez, 42, Rossville, Ga., Possession of crack cocaine, possession of tools for the commission of crime
  • Jeremiah Whitfield, 33, Rossville Ga., Possession of marijuana, Possession of Sch. IV (Klonopin)
  • Tammy Joanne Niesler, 35, Lafayette, Ga., Possession of marijuana, possession Sch. III (Hydrocodone), possession Sch. II (Oxycodone)
  • Judy Ann Miller, 53, Rossville, Ga., Possession Sch. II, (Endocet).
  • Brenda Gayle Terrell, 59, Lafayette, Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • Joshua Anthony Higdon, 26, Rossville, Ga., Distribution Sch. II (Oxycodone)
  • Martin Allen Webb, 41, Rossville, Ga., Possession Sch. II (Morphine)
  • Shannon Denise Johnson, 35, Rossville, Ga., Possession of Sch. II (Morphine)
  • Maria Nicole Hudson, 19, Rossville, Ga., Possession of Sch. II (Morphine)
  • Newell Brad Crook, 39, Rossville, Ga., Possession of meth, Possession Sch. III     (Hydrocodone), Possession of marijuana.
  • Donna Lynn Rogers, 48, Rossville, Ga., Possession of Sch. II (Oxycodone)
  • Justin Daniel Chamlee, 30, Trion, Ga., Probation Violation.
  • Robert Lee Cochran, Jr., 23 Trion Ga., Probation Violation
  • Dakota Ray Gilreath, 20, Summerville, Ga., Possession of marijuana
  • Terrence Lebron Brewer, 28, Chattanooga, Tn., Possession of Crack Cocaine with intent to distribute
  • Timothy J. Ballard, 39, Rossville, Ga., Possession of marijuana, Possession of meth, Manufacturing meth.
  • Angela Lynn Ballard, 36, Rossville, Ga., Possession of marijuana, Possession of meth, manufacturing meth
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